‘Ghostbusters’ Tweet Didn’t Intentionally Mean to Endorse Hillary Clinton

‘Ghostbusters’ Tweet Didn’t Intentionally Mean to Endorse Hillary Clinton

Sony Pictures wants everyone to know they aren’t picking any sides in the upcoming presidential race.
There’s was a bit of a snafu late last week when the official Twitter account for the Sony movie Ghostbusters posted a tweet that seemingly endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

“Boo-yah, we smashed your glass ceiling. There was a ghost behind it, ” the tweet read, with a GIF of Kate McKinnon’s character winking and the hashtags “#ImWithHer,” “#BustTheCeiling” and “#Ghostbusters.” The tweet was then deleted, according to L.A. Times.

The #ImWithHer hashtag definitely leaned more toward Clinton, since that is her campaign motto, but on Friday, the studio clarified the tweet, “The tweet was never intended to be a political endorsement. It was a shout-out to our own glass ceiling-busters.”

Still, it does make a statement about how female empowering Ghostbusters is, especially after the backlash it received when it was announced a reboot was moving forward with an all-female cast – Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon.

Ghostbusters has grossed $94 million domestically since it opened July 15. Boo-yah!