BuzzFeed Editors Cry During Obama’s Speech After Publishing Unverified Allegations Against Trump
BuzzFeed editors tweeted that they were crying as President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address. This came just a few hours after the site published an unverified report by an alleged former British spy claiming President-elect Donald Trump performed lewd acts with Russian prostitutes.
The site’s official Twitter account even posted a picture of Obama wiping away a tear and commented “same.” (RELATED: BuzzFeed Just Published Unverified Claims Of Trump And Russian Hookers)
“Will I ever stop crying,” BuzzFeed senior editor Lara Parker tweeted.
Tanya Chen, an editor at the outlet, tweeted, “I’m crine[sic].” Chen later added, “This is the saddest series finale ever shown on television.” (RELATED: Here Are The Mainstream Reporters Who Are Open About Their Anti-Trump Bias)
Another editor, Elamin Abdelmahmoud, wrote, “Aaaaand tears” during the address.
Jessica Lima, a BuzzFeed Spanish editor, tweeted, “Yup, I’m crying and I can’t stop.”
The site’s executive editor Saeed Jones said that he hadn’t cried as much as he did during the tour since Beyonce’s recent tour.