On Wednesday, August 18, 2021, Danny DeVito Tweeted in support of striking Nabisco workers. Today, he appeared to lose the blue checkmark of verification. Twitter has not commented and it is unclear why he was unverified, but fans are linking it to his support of the striking workers. Advocacy Group More Perfect Union apparently spoke with DeVito and confirmed that him losing his verified status was likely related to the tweet.
Tweet in Question:
Support Nabisco workers striking for humane working hours, fair pay, outsourcing jobs.— Danny DeVito (@DannyDeVito) August 18, 2021
NO CONTRACTS NO SNACKS
On Wednesday, @DannyDevito expressed solidarity with striking Nabisco workers.— More Perfect Union (@MorePerfectUS) August 19, 2021
“NO CONTRACTS NO SNACKS,” he tweeted.
Today, Twitter stripped him of his verified status, DeVito confirmed to More Perfect Union. pic.twitter.com/rbYfM90sOs
Twitter users have largely been supporting DeVito and he's currently trending.
Danny DeVito when Twitter calls to give him back his verification pic.twitter.com/oreJPNT707— Rich (@UptownDC_Rich) August 19, 2021
Mods, give this man a tag!
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