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Earlier this week, Rihanna caused quite the online kerfuffle when she Tweeted #FreePalestine.

The singer quickly deleted the message, with sources somehow saying she didn't mean to send it in the first place.

We're not sure how that's possible, but we're are sure Rihanna isn't the first celebrity to get into trouble for posting on Twitter.

Heck, she wasn't the first celebrity to Tweet about freeing Palestine this month alone, with Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard writing the same words online before also taking them down.

What other stars have regretting getting into politics over the Internet? We rundown several cases below and come to the same conclusion each time: stick to acting... or singing... or whatever it is you do, Kim Kardashian.

Leave the politics to the politicians.

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Rihanna claims she never meant to Tweet #FreePalestine. The message was taken down immediately after going up.

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Rihanna Tweeted “#FreePalestine” on Tuesday before deleting it.

No explanation was given, but screen captures were obtained.

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The pop diva's message came as a proposed cease-fire between Israel and Hamas was abandoned amid attacks from militants on the Gaza strip.

#FreePalestine? #FreeTheNipple? The issues of our time.

Rihanna has not commented on the decision to post the message, her decision pull the message, or her thoughts on the international conflict overall.

In related news, NBA star Dwight Howard  alsotweeted “#FreePalestine” on Saturday only to pull the Tweet, later apologizing and calling it a “mistake.”

Again, no explanation from the singer so far, but this makes Rihanna Twerking highlights seem delightfully uncontroversial, don't you think?

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Former political figure Sarah Palin is calling for President Barack Obama to be impeached in an op-ed quickly seized upon by every wannabe comedian on Twitter.

Palin's scathing indictment on Breitbart, in which she likens Obama to an abusive husband and America to his battered wife, set the Internet ablaze.

Reactions on both sides then threw gasoline on it.

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In her view, it's Obama’s diabolical plan to have Mexicans take jobs from Americans, so as to strengthen his hold on power, and he should be ousted as a result.

While Sarah has plenty of fans who would love to see Obama out of office, an overwhelming majority of Tweets about her comments have been ... well ...

Given her choice of words, questionable grasp of facts and the fact that it's Sarah Palin, her condemnation of the "imperial" Obama sparked widespread ridicule:

Some choice reactions after the jump:

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Someone over at the Central Intelligence Agency is having way too much fun with the official CIA Twitter account, which turned one month old Monday.

The government agency posted responses to "five burning questions" that have been lobbed its way since it joined Twitter and started being bombarded.

Namely ... where is Tupac Shakur?!

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The fate of the rapper, who was gunned down in September 1996 (or not, according to Suge Knight), has long been a lightning rod for conspiracy theorists.

It's been the subject of a fascinatingly unsolved FBI investigation, several documentaries, endless hip hop fan speculation and even jokes by President Obama.

Sadly, the CIA's got nothing.

"No, we don't know where Tupac is. #twitterversary," the agency tweeted to cap off its five-question session, which also included some other gems:

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#AskThicke? More like #FailHard.

In anticipation of Robin Thicke dropping his new album today, VH1 asked fans last night to submit questions for an interview with the singer.

Via Twitter, producers wrote to followers: "Have a burning question for @robinthicke? Submit your ?s for tomorrow's Twitter Q+A using #AskThicke!"

Simple enough, right? Yes. But also rather humiliating for the artist.

More than inquiring about various tracks or tour dates, many took this opportunity to pummel Thicke with negative questions, insulting him for trying to win Paula Patton on stage and for grinding all up on Miley Cyrus at the 2013 VMAs.

Just how badly did critics give it to Thicke? Let's just say the following Tweets (all 100% real) didn't exactly blur any lines regarding their contempt for the crooner:

#AskThicke...
Did you really write a rape anthem as a love song for your wife and are you still wondering why she left you?

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For a company that flies all around the world, Delta may wanna work on its knowledge of geography.

The airline sent a congratulatory Tweet to the United States World Cup team yesterday after that squad's exciting 2-1 opening round victory over Ghana.

The message included a photo of the Statue of Liberty to represent America and a picture of a giraffe to represent Ghana.

The only problem? Not a single giraffe resides in Ghana.

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In fact, Twitter user @dcGisenyi determined that the image used in the Delta Tweet was actually a stock portrait of a giraffe at the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya... which is located 3,000 miles away.

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The NBA Playoffs are over and the San Antonio Spurs are world champions.

But this doesn't mean professional basketball excitement needs to end, not when Jimmy Kimmel Live has aired a new edition of Mean Tweets, featuring such stars as Kris Humphries, Dwight Howard and Paul George reading insults about themselves on Twitter.

Who looks homeless? Who has a poor command of the English language? Who has an “ugly ass name?”

And which user needs to "git" Spellcheck? Click Play. Find out now!

Kimmel introduced NBA players reading mean Tweets in October.

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Casey Kasem is gone but not forgotten.

The beloved radio personality died at the age of 82 yesterday, following a lengthy battle with dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.

Daughter Kim confirmed the sad news on Facebook, speaking on behalf of her siblings and writing: "Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken."

Within minutes of Kasem's passing, meanwhile, a number of high-profile celebrities expressed sadness via Twitter, mourning the loss of this iconic host and DJ... 

Ryan Seacrest: Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars. We’ll miss you, Casey.

Carson Daly: Long before MTV and the internet #CaseyKasem made sure you were hearing the best music out there. Peace be to his family and RIP. #Respect.

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Naya Rivera is the latest celebrity to bid farewell to Twitter.

The actress, whose status for Glee Season 6 remains unclear after an alleged fight with co-star Lea Michele, abandoned the social media network this week without any kind of explanation or goodbye message.

The account has simply vanished and followers are now left to wonder what happened.

"Naya Rivera deleted her twitter randomly so I guess I no longer have use for twitter," wrote one bummed-out user, while another added:

"First Megan Fox abandons her twitter, now Naya Rivera deletes hers, WHO'S NEXT???!!?! DEMI?!?!? #trifecta#sad."

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Tracy Morgan is not in good shape at the moment.

The former 30 Rock star was involved in a multi-vehicle accident early Saturday morning (in which a close friend was killed) and is now in critical condition in a New Jersey hospital.

In the wake of this crash, a number of celebrities have wished Morgan well via various forms of social media.

Here's a sampling of those prayers and messages...

Jay Pharaoh: My prayers are with Tracy Morgan and his family, hope big bro pulls through this by the grace of God.

Damon Wayans: #inmyTracyMorganVoice Get better Tracy Morgan! You still got people to get pregnant!  Love you dude! Prayers goin up.

Rachel Dratch: Shocked to wake up and read that @RealTracyMorgan is injured. Love to Tracy and wishing him strength.

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