Actress Evan Rachel Wood took to Twitter Jan. 17 to ask “Doesn’t anyone fact check anymore?” after a Yahoo blog post reported old information about her as new.
Yahoo reported earlier that day that Wood “revealed” a tattooed Edgar Allan Poe quote on her back at the Jan. 12 Critics’ Choice Awards. The entire post focused on the tattoo, which Yahoo called “a tad surprising.”
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However, as Wood tweeted and commenters on the post noted, Wood has “had that tattoo for almost 4 years.”
We wrote in September 2010 when rapper Nicki Minaj countered reports of a phony concert on Twitter. Minaj tweeted in response to Twitter photos of fans trying to buy tickets to the show, which she said was a scam.