An official Twitter account affiliated with the Environmental Protection Agency sent out a perplexing tweet Monday night, igniting the Internet.
“I’m now a C-List celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Come join me and become famous too by playing on iPhone!” the tweet said.
Some users suspected that the EPA’s Twitter account had been compromised, though it was not immediately clear if that was the case.
It is also possible the account’s social media manager intended to push the tweet to his or her personal account, but made a mistake in the process and sent it to the wrong account.
Regardless, users on Twitter immediately used the incident to poke fun at the federal agency.
— Jon Passantino (@passantino) July 22, 2014
— Bethany Lang, MPA (@bethany_lang) July 22, 2014
— Neetzan Zimmerman (@neetzan) July 22, 2014
This happened “@EPAwater: I'm now a C-List celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Come join me and become famous too by playing on iPhone!"
— Zeddonymous (@ZeddRebel) July 22, 2014
— Austin Hunt (@iAustinHunt) July 22, 2014
Honestly @EPAwater you made my day.
— Margarita just (@margafret) July 22, 2014
The most embarrassing thing about that Tweet tho is that they are only a C lister
— samir mezrahi (@samir) July 22, 2014
At the time of publication, the tweet had been up for more than one hour.
Follow Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) on Twitter