Scout Willis' Shocking Tweets Explained

Celebrity News Mar. 8, 2012 AT 9:01PM
Scout Willis' Shocking Tweets Explained Credit: Jamie McCarthy/

Scout Willis was indeed tweeting about adderall and cigarettes -- but not for the reasons people may think.

A blog called discovered Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's 20-year-old daughter had been writing graphic messages using the Twitter handle @bougepunk, which included shocking one-liners such as: "I hate capitalism like I hate my parents, but they both serve me so well."

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Scout, who is a student at Brown University, quickly shut down the Twitter page Thursday. A rep confirms to Us Weekly that Scout is partially behind the tweets, which she co-wrote with two other students.

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"In connection with a class assignment, in which students were asked to create a 'culture jam' or 'hoax,' three students created a satirical and fabricated Twitter account in which everything tweeted was fictional."

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"This was done to illustrate how social media is utilized and that in today's social media culture, you can create a significant twitter following based entirely on fabricated lies, and that the more outrageous and controversial the fabricated statement, the more followers you will get."

The statement concludes: "Current media interest in the fabricated Twitter school assignment appears to prove that point."

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