17:03 GMT28 November 2020
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    Twitter erupted with hundreds of comments, memes, and judgemental remarks after American rapper and actor Ice Cube replied to a post by the US president's son.

    A photograph posted by Eric Trump, that prompted a two-word response by Ice Cube, showed the rapper next to another US singer and producer 50 Cent, both wearing Trump hats. The caption to the photograph read: “Two great, courageous Americans.” The image shared by the son of the US president has now been removed from Twitter, but other social media users managed to save and re-share it.

    Ice Cube, who is helping develop the US president’s Platinum Plan, a four-year programme meant to increase employment levels for Black Americans, called out Eric Trump for posting a manipulated image. In the original photo of the two rappers, there is no mention of Donald Trump on their hats. 

    Ice Cube's reaction has, in turn, triggered a flood of snappy remarks and jokes by Twitter users.

    ​50 Cent, who had previously announced his support for Donald Trump in the upcoming election, hasn’t yet commented on the Twitter post and the subsequent reactions to it.  

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