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KTLA Reporter Blames Hacker For Tweeting 'Fake Ass Nigga' at Rapper From His Account

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A strange tweet was sent out from the account belonging to KTLA entertainment reporter Sam Rubin.The tweet directed at rapper-producer Yung Berg said "fake ass nigga," according to Gawker, which saved a screenshot of the tweet for posterity.

Rubin has been an entertainment reporter for two decades, and his Twitter feed is more likely to contain teasers for his interviews with stars Katy Perry, Tom Cruise or Mila Kunis than rappers we've never heard of (until just now).

So we (unlike Gawker) are inclined to believe Rubin when he put up a note letting everyone know that he had been hacked:

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But Rubin still hasn't taken down the awkward follow-up that also sounds like the work of a hacker:

Update 7/8: The above tweet wasn't the work of a hacker but was instead a reference to a botched screening of "The Dark Knight Rises." Rubin slammed the Gawker writer who kinda, sorta insinuated that his words might not be the work of a hacker.