The Word: Russell Crowe tweeted a naked lady pic

Russell Crowe today plays one of Superman's two days. Credit: Getty Images
Russell Crowe today plays one of Superman’s two days. Credit: Getty Images

These days celebrities tweet nude selfies (either because they got hacked or because they don’t know how Twitter works) with such regularity that it’s hardly even newsworthy anymore. But Russell Crowe’s Twitter mishap was notable in that the nether regions his hacker tweeted weren’t his.

Crowe is currently in LA with his wife Danielle Spencer and their two sons. The couple reportedly split up last fall, but now things seem to be on the mend – although who knows how Danielle will react to this latest peculiar event. Yesterday, Crowe’s account tweeted a pic of  a woman’s naked pubic area, which was quickly deleted.

So who was the mystery crotch? It sounds like not even Russell knows. “Hey, I don’t know what that was. Just having a chat with Dani when the phone went ballistic. Sorry, gone,” he tweeted immediately after the incident.

Russell Crowe doesn’t have a great reputation for being the most cuddly of superstars (nor as a great singer, but that’s neither here nor there,) but to yell at a young Rebel Wilson? For shame, Russell. For shame.

“One time in Sydney, I saw her having dinner with Russell Crowe and I go, ‘OK, now’s my chance. I’m going to say thank you. I went up to them but, before I could say anything, Russell Crowe turns to me and says, ‘Fuck off!’ I just put my head down and walked the other way. …. But thanks, Nicole!” Rebel recounted.



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