How can one tweet derail your professional reputation and get everyone to hate you at the very same time? Try calling the 9-year-old Best Actress Oscar nominee a bad four-letter word. The night of the Academy Awards, The Onion, best known for their satirical take on news, tweeted "Everyone else seems afraid to say it, but that Quvenzhane Wallis is kind of a cunt, right? #Oscars2013." The publication quickly deleted the tweet but it was too late. Followers were quick to take a screen shot of the tweet and demanded The Onion to make an apology. But no matter what kind of apology The Onion put out, we all know that this tweet will live in infamy for being one of the biggest social media fails of 2013.
1. The Onion's C*nt Debacle