NEW YORK (PIX11) – Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday to express his displeasure after being duped into retweeting a photo of serial killer couple Fred and Rosemary West.
“The Donald” got into trouble when he didn’t check @feckhead’s profile on Twitter after receiving the following retweet request: “Hi @realDonaldTrump. My parents who passed away always said you were big inspiration. Can you pls RT for their memory?”
Trump took the bait and retweeted an old photo of a man dressed in a light suit with a flower in his lapel, and a woman wearing a large glasses and a flowery dress or blouse. Most married couples have likely taken a similar photo at a wedding or reunion, but this was no ordinary couple — the image shows serial killer duo Fred and Rosemary West posing together.
Over several years the English couple lured young girls and women to their home where they were tortured, raped and killed.
The Twitter account @feckhead is the creation of Philip Bradbury, who describes himself as “Drinker. Failed comedian. Makes a mean omelette.” Considering the handle, Trump appears to be either quite generous or just careless with his retweets.
Not surprisingly, Trump didn’t take well to the bit of humor at his expense and tweeted the following: