Well, here’s a tidbit of social media celebrity gossip for you: Salman Rushdie—yes, the Salman Rushdie— is upset with Facebook, and he’s taken to Twitter to get things straightened out.
According to Gothamist, “the whole thing started when, two days ago, Facebook decided to cancel Rushdie’s account because they didn’t believe it was actually him.” As Gothamist writer Garth Johnston reports, Rushdie sent Facebook a copy of his passport to prove his identity. After a frustrating back-and-forth between Facebook customer support, Rushdie did what any outspoken author would do: he took to Twitter.
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