Rihanna said the beauty and skincare products would be sold in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
In a reply to the Fenty Beauty tweet, a customer complained that the Kenyan brand “treat(s) customers with attitude”.
A Twitter account with the name “Lintons Beauty”, using the Twitter handle @Lintons__Beauty responded: “This is not true may be you are not the Target market”.
Did Lintons Beauty tweet that rude response? We checked.
Imposter account forces Lintons to open new Twitter account
On 11 May, Lintons Beauty posted a gratitude note on Facebook and LinkedIn. A press statement with the news about Fenty Beauty was also posted on Twitter. All these showed the genuine social media accounts.
Contacted, a spokesperson told Africa Check that “@Lintons__Beauty” was a fake account, smearing the brand online.
Lintons Beauty opened a new Twitter account whose handle is “@Lintons_LBW” on 11 May 2022.
The @Lintons__Beauty account is run by imposters.
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