When a celebrity thinks they can use the covert direct message features on Twitter and Instagram to chase some tail, there’s always the threat of being publicly outed for their pursuit.
Nobody wants a public shaming for social media thirst. And yet, social media fails didn’t stop these 13 stars caught sliding into people’s DMs for questionable behavior. Hit the jump and see who tried to get it in 140 characters at a time.
Drake and Mia Khalifa
Drizzy’s love of a woman with an openly healthy sexual lifestyle was put on blast when porn star Mia Khalifa revealed Drake tried to slide into her DMs. Can’t knock the hustle.
Carlos Boozer and Abigail Ratchford
Well now. You can clearly see two good reasons why Booz tried to holler at Instagram model Abigail Ratchford.
Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa
All tales of Instagram macking don’t necessarily have to end in shame and thirst. According to Amber Rose, after Wiz Khalifa publicized his desire for her ample assets, she slid him a direct message on Twitter. The rest is history.
Coco Austin and Mustafa Abdi
Ice-T’s wifey was already on probation for that incident with AP.9. After hotelier Mustafa Abdi posted a picture of himself consensually palming her cakes, she sent him a DM asking to remove that picture. Don’t let those Law & Order episodes trick you into thinking Ice won’t revert to his old ways.
A$AP Rocky and Tatted Up Holly
Well, we know A$AP Rocky was feeling IG model “Tatted Up Holly.” And we know Holly’s on-again-off-again love interest 50 Cent didn’t take too kindly to Rocky’s actions. This all unfolded in the public eye, so there was no covert action or attempt at direct messaging.
J.R. Smith and An Underage Girl
“You trying to get the pipe?”
Michael Del Zotto and Lisa Ann
She’s since retired, but former Porn Star Lisa Ann blasted Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto for his Twitter thirst. Nothing like a public shaming to stop those DMs.
Anthony Weiner and Sydney Leathers
Not only does Weiner lack any self-control, but also apparently Leathers was just one of many women to receive one of his dong shots.
Andre Drummond and Jennette McCurdy
The natural progression from tagging a woman as your #WCW eventually leads to a direct message and hopefully some face-to-face contact. The short-lived cyber fling between Pistons big man Dre Drummond and former Nickelodeon actress Jennette McCurdy appears to have followed that path.
James Franco and Lucy Clode
At least James Franco is honest about propositioning an underage Scottish girl on Instagram. He was down to book a hotel and blow out her back until she revealed her age and relationship status. In his defense, it’s not like you can check IDs on IG.
Mario Balotelli and Maria Sifthorvalds
“Super Mario” was about to stomp on a 19-year-old Icelandic woman’s turtle shell before the coordinated efforts of her boyfriend and Deadspin put him on blast. He eventually fell back on requests to unlock her pictures but not before he was outed.
Nouriel “Dr. Doom” Roubini and Wenjie Song
Famous economist Nouriel Roubini thought he was hitting up derivatives trader Wenjie Song for some nighttime action. Of course, it turned out to be a DM fail due to him sending a public tweet instead of a private message.
Alison Pill and Joshua Leonard