Anna Kendrick: 30 rogue tweets including n-word posted after actor’s account is hacked

Star’s Twitter bio was changed to promote a website called

Ellie Harrison
Sunday 13 December 2020 08:45
Pitch Perfect 2 - Trailer
Leer en Español

Anna Kendrick's official Twitter account was hacked on Saturday evening (12 December), resulting in a stream of around 30 tweets being sent out with some including the n-word.

From around 5.30pm, rogue tweets were sent out to Kendrick’s 7.2 million followers. They included offensive language such as “shoutout my n**** james bro” and “funky in this b**** n****”.

The website listed in the Twitter bio was also changed from the page for her book of personal essays, Scrappy Little Nobody, to “”

Kendrick's representative confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that the account was compromised, and has now been secured.

The offending posts have been deleted and the account has been returned to its previous state.

Anna Kendrick

Kendrick is best known for starring in the Pitch Perfect film series. She can next be seen in the sci-fi thriller Stowaway alongside Toni Collette.

Register for free to continue reading

Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism

By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists

Already have an account? sign in

By clicking ‘Register’ you confirm that your data has been entered correctly and you have read and agree to our Terms of use, Cookie policy and Privacy notice.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy policy and Terms of service apply.

Join our new commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies


Thank you for registering

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged inPlease refresh your browser to be logged in