To understand this story, you need to know three things:

  • Jose Canseco accidentally shot his finger off yesterday
  • Lots of people don't like Jose Canseco
  • People on the internet are mean

Jose Canseco's fiancée, the model Leila Knight, has been on the receiving end of a lot of Twitter abuse for the last 24 hours, so she tried to get it to stop:

While she was at it, she decided to hit back at some of the assholes:

If you're reading this post you're on the internet, and if you're on the internet you won't be surprised to learn that calling out the mean people has done nothing to stop the abuse. Taking a stroll through Knight's mentions, it's even worse than it was this morning.

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