Spike Lee did the wrong thing by re-tweeting an address that he believed to be George Zimmerman’s. The address actually belonged to an elderly couple who has a son named William George Zimmerman who lived with them seven years ago.

After the mistake was discovered, Lee apologized to the couple and settled with them for an undisclosed amount. It will likely by Lee’s most expensive tweet.

But Lee isn’t the only celebrity to a make an unforgivable gaffe while on a social network.

Click continue to view the 10 most irresponsible statements by celebrities on Twitter. –amir shaw

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A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.