Rachel Maddow had a segment on the show with a fake cat named Larry. Providing no context, she tweeted:
LARRY IS NOT REAL. That is all.— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) June 25, 2016
It didn't take long for Larry Shippers (people who romantically pair Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles of One Direction fame) to charge.
@maddow fight me— julie (@satisfyinglarry) June 25, 2016
She was forced to clarify.
Larry *the cat*, you guys.— Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) June 25, 2016