Elle Magazine Uses Fake Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Gossip To Register Voters

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Elle Magazine spread fake news about Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s relationship Thursday in an effort to get their readers to register to vote.

The media outlet published a tweet Thursday afternoon insisting that Kardashian and West were “splitting up.” However, the linked “article” actually went to a voter registration page.

“So far in the primaries, women have beat long-time incumbents and created historic races, all while redefining what it looks like to be a woman in politics,” the registration page said. “Take a few minutes to complete the form below, and be sure to cast your vote on Nov. 6.”

Elle Magazine Voter Registration (Screenshot: October 18, 2018)

Several Twitter users accused Elle of unfairly tricking people and urged them to remove the false tweet.

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