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CNN Confuses Faith Hill With Faith Evans and Twitter Delivers Unrelenting Slander



Correction: Faith *Evans is releasing an album of duets with The Notorious B.I.G, 20 years after his murder https://t.co/AFZrE2RnjG pic.twitter.com/lTYfCsBUU6

— CNN (@CNN) February 3, 2017

We all make mistakes. But CNN made a huge error on Twitter that cause a tidal wave of slander aimed at them on Friday (Feb. 3). CNN tweeted out that Faith Hill would be releasing a duet album with the late rap icon the Notorious B.I.G.

Only one problem: It’s Biggie’s widow, Faith Evans, who is releasing the project and not Hill, who is a popular country singer and wife of fellow country legend Tim McGraw.

Twitter saw CNN’s gaffe on their timeline and, of course, delivered an onslaught of slander, jokes and memes.

“Even Frederick Douglass knows that Faith Hill and Faith Evans are two different people,” wrote one Twitter user. Another person tweeted, “Now I’m imagining a Faith Hill & Biggie mash up album & it might be lit.”

Faith Hill seems like she’s up for a Biggie duets album. She tweeted, “This sounds awesome!” And Faith Evans seems to concur: “Up for a bonus duet, Ms. Hill?”

CNN eventually corrected the tweet, writing that Faith Evans was the artist releasing the album. For the record: The duet album, The King & I: Faith Evans and the Notorious B.I.G., will hit stores on May 19, just two days before what would have been Biggie’s 45th birthday.

Check out CNN’s Twitter blunder above and the people’s reaction below.

This sounds awesome! https://t.co/jzmyUHKaxU

— Faith Hill (@FaithHill) February 3, 2017

Up for a bonus duet, Ms. Hill? #Faith #TKAI https://t.co/AkWlJSeC89

— Faith Evans (@faithevans) February 3, 2017

Seriously, does anyone at @CNN even care what they report/tweet anymore? This is not Faith Hill. 😂#fakeNews pic.twitter.com/W6OOrUrBY0

— Sherri (@SociallySherri) February 3, 2017

Should I take the fact that CNN’s Faith Hill faux pas tweet gettin more traction than the 2 songs from the Faith x Biggie album as a sign?

— Ansa Musa (@St_Ans) February 3, 2017

Faith Hill has no choice but to release a competing album of duets with Biggie I think

— #1 Goose/Geese Hater (@ThisisKSwag) February 3, 2017

Cmon CNN! Get it together! Faith Hill looks nothing like @faithevans! https://t.co/C0ELU4HVK3

— Robyn Jedine Miller (@RobynMiller12) February 3, 2017

Even Frederick Douglass knows that Faith Hill and Faith Evans are two different people.

— Adam Newman (@Adam_Newman) February 3, 2017

Now I’m imagining a Faith Hill & Biggie mash up album & it might be lit

— Memphis Fleek (@Brieyonce) February 3, 2017

CNN mixed up Faith Hill and Faith Evans, but we should give ’em one more chance.

— Matt Fernandez (@FattMernandez) February 3, 2017

There’s a Soundcloud DJ out there RIGHT NOW making Faith Hill/Biggie mash ups like… pic.twitter.com/0gIyZcc7FF

— O. Gerard Droze (@VerbalCryogenic) February 3, 2017

I get CNN fucked up but I can’t be the only 1 that’s slightly curious what a faith Hill/ biggie duet album would sound like lol

— Litt Romney (@AYOCali_) February 3, 2017

Faith Hill at home like pic.twitter.com/joFxmU7AXb

— savagetay (@ImHonestTho) February 3, 2017

Me going to Best Buy to get the Faith Hill and Biggie duet album. pic.twitter.com/3cMUSPf0bL

— David of Delaware (@Hbk_of_de) February 3, 2017

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