Sony Deletes "I'm With Her" 'Ghostbusters' Tweet Over Clinton Endorsement Criticism
“The tweet was never intended to be a political endorsement," the studio said in a statement.
Sony has deleted a tweet posted earlier in the week that was perceived by some as an endorsement of Hillary Clinton.
The tweet read: "Boo-yah, we smashed your glass ceiling. There was a ghost behind it. #ImWithHer #BustTheCeiling #Ghostbusters."
On Friday, the studio released a statement explaining why the post was taken off the verified movie account, which has more than 60,000 followers.
“The tweet was never intended to be a political endorsement. It was a shout-out to our own glass ceiling-busters," Sony said in the statement.
Paul Feig's female-led reboot stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.
On Thursday, Clinton officially became the first female presidential candidate for a major U.S. party.
Earlier this month, the Ghostbusters cast appeared with Clinton as guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.