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09/30/2016 05:30 am ET

Twitter Foolishly Suggests Rosie O'Donnell 'Might Like' To Follow Donald Trump

"Ummmm - wrong."

Is Twitter trying to reconcile Rosie O’Donnell and Donald Trump?

The duo’s decade-long feud erupted again this week following the GOP nominee’s jibe at the TV personality during Monday night’s presidential debate. O’Donnell fired back, calling the brash businessman an “orange anus.”

The micro-blogging giant seemed to attempt to play peacemaker on Thursday by suggesting O’Donnell follow the account of her nemesis. Unsurprisingly, she didn’t want to know.

OK, so the suggestion was more likely down to Twitter’s algorithms, rather than a conscious effort by someone at the service.

The site suggests who users should follow based on their location and who they’ve previously interacted with. And with thousands of people discussing the duo’s animosity, it was perhaps inevitable that at some point one would be invited to follow the other.

While O’Donnell continues to campaign against Trump online, other comedians are calling on Twitter users to unfollow the Republican candidate as part of “The Big Unfollow” initiative on Saturday.

 

Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.

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