Sherri Shepherd plans to pursue charges against a Twitter user who told her that she should be raped on Wednesday.
Gossip Cop reported that the "View" co-host received a tweet from "DaCloneKiller," who said, "somebody should drag u in a back alley and rape you." Shepherd re-tweeted the message, adding, "THIS IS A THREAT & I’M PISSED."
"You think I should be raped in a back alley? Let's see if the police agree w you & I took a pic of your tweet," she tweeted back. She said that she was going to the police and intended to pursue charges.
"I am going 2 file a police report 4U threatening me," she wrote. "And so help me God, when I find out where U live, charges will follow.”
The ordeal prompted even more incendiary tweets directed at Shepherd, as well as messages of support.
Shepherd proceeded to lament online bullying and sprang into action looking for DaCloneKiller's picture online. "Just returned from filing a police report for this online harrassment nonsense," she tweeted later. “I will be pursuing this legally.”
She said she was told that Twitter would have to be subpoenaed for the release of her harasser's information, but promised, "I will be pursuing this."