Sony Deletes "I'm With Her" 'Ghostbusters' Tweet Over Clinton Endorsement Criticism

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From left: 'Ghostbusters' stars Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig and Leslie Jones

“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.

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