This week at the DNC, Hillary Clinton made history as she became the first female to be officially nominated as a presidential candidate.
In the wake of the news, Hillary's campaign shared this photo of a woman crying on the “Hillary For America” Twitter account:
They captioned the photo:
“We made history.”
While it would appear as though the teary-eyed woman in the photo was crying over Hillary, that is actually far from the truth.
The woman in the photo was Nida Allam, and she is actually a Bernie Sanders supporter. After coming across the tweet, Allam made it a point to set the record straight:
Following the correction made by Allam, “Divergent” star Shailene Woodley later called out Hillary Clinton for “painting a false picture”:
After Woodley tweeted the photo out to her 1.2 million followers, many carried on with criticism of the Hillary campaign:
Some just urged Sanders fans to give it a rest being that 'the fight is over':
This is just one more to add to this week's Hillary Clinton-related controversies, as the convention has already been wading through negative publicity from the 20,000 leaked DNC emails that prove a concerted effort was made to defeat Bernie Sanders.
Clinton is scheduled to officially accept the party's nomination in her speech Thursday night.