Pistorians show their support for Oscar on Twitter

2013-04-01 00:00

A GROUP of outspoken Oscar Pistorius supporters under the Twitter handle #Pistorians are causing a bit of a storm on the micro-blogging site.

The Pistorians, women from all over the world, maintain the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp was a “tragic accident”.

Their “self-appointed leader and foster mother” is one Tyger-Lili, who describes herself as a “f*****-up supporter who is short of a couple of blades”.

Another regular tweeter is Lizzie, whose profile picture is a shot of Pistorius. She says: “I believe in Oscar Pistorius. I always have and always will.”

The group’s members regularly tweet pictures and collages of Pistorius that they call #oscarporn.

The #Pistorians are often attacked by other users, like the Mighty Stassen, who tweeted: “I wish I had the time to manage a supporters’ club for murder accuseds I have never met. #pistorians. What’s the point? I doubt he cares what you do.”

!Frank advised the #Pistorians to crawl back into the “cesspool” they came from.

Neither Pistorius nor any of his family have participated in any of the slanging matches.

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