John Legend's Twitter Hacked, Series of Bizarre Anti-Trump Tweets Posted

John Legend
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John Legend onstage during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif. 

John Legend, who has been vocal in his disapproval of President Donald Trump in the past, had his Twitter account apparently hacked on Friday night (Feb. 24).

After tweets on the singer's account called Trump "Liar-in-Chief" and referenced "crises in Bowling Green and Sweden" -- a knock on recent comments about a terror attack that never occurred by Trump Cabinet member Kellyanne Conway and a gaff made by Trump himself citing erroneous reports of attacks in Sweden -- Legend posted, "Someone just hacked my account."

However, minutes later, a series of bizarre and explicit tweets came pouring in. "I can not stand by and be silent. @realDonaldTrump , you're a bitch ass n---- and if I see you, I'm stomping your shit you f---ing cheetoh," read one tweet, while another referenced Hillary Clinton and a desire to perform lewd actions with the former presidential candidate and others referenced drugs and strip clubs.

Another tweet read: "i will follow 5 who follow @Owen755." The linked account was of an unverified user, who soon after claimed responsibility for the hack with a tweet of his own: "That was fun." The account was later suspended.

Within a few minutes, the tweets were promptly deleted from Legend's account. The singer laughed off the hacking Friday night, writing, "I'm back. My hacker was vulgar and kinda hilarious. I'll try to be funnier from now on so he won't feel the need to ghost write for me." He also clarified, "I would never threaten violence to the President. No matter how much I wish he would go away."

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