The EPA (mistakenly) sends out a Kardashian-related tweet

Jul 22, 2014 at 6:08 p.m. ET
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The Environmental Protection Agency made a social media faux pas on Tuesday, thanks to the popular Kim Kardashian game. The agency's verified twitter account for their Office of Water accidentally posted a tweet about the reality star's app, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.

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"I'm now a C-list celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," the tweet said. "Come join me and become famous too by playing on iPhone!"

A spokesperson for the EPA told CBS News that the accidental tweet was sent out by an intern with the agency.

Rep. John Dingell, who co-authored the Clean Water Act, decided to have a little fun with the agency's mistake. He sent out a tweet of his own.

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Kardashian's game follows a celebrity through Hollywood as she attends photo shoots, walks red carpets and lives the life of a Kardashian. It has made Kardashian a very rich woman (or, at least, a much richer woman) — the game, so far, has pulled in around $200 million, of which Kardashian will reportedly get about $85 million.

Although Kardashian didn't create the game, she is said to have contributed her voice, as well as creative feedback — including outfit selections, accessories and hairstyles.

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The EPA decided to have a little fun of their own and apologized for their error.

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