Weinergate Scandal Hits Twitter – Today’s Top Tweets
As Rep. Anthony Weiner held a press conference Monday afternoon, admitting that he sent a revealing photo of himself to a young woman on his Twitter account, comedians on Twitter were quick to pounce on the scandal.
Jokes at the congressman's expense quickly erupted, hitting the social media site while the tearful Weiner still spoke in New York.
Weiner had originally reported that his Twitter account was hacked. On Monday, he admitted that he accidentally sent the revealing photo and said he was "deeply sorry" for his actions.