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Jenny McCarthy Slammed on Twitter Over Anti-Vaccination Stand

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Monday, 17 Mar 2014 07:33 AM

By Alexandra Ward

Jenny McCarthy is at the center of a Twitter war over her opinions on vaccination after the former Playboy model-turned-autism activist posed a seemingly innocuous question to her followers last week.

The 41-year-old co-host of "The View" has been very vocal about her feelings toward vaccinations for years. In a 2008 "Larry King Live" interview, McCarthy even argued that having her son vaccinated at an early age triggered his autism diagnosis.

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But she made no mention of autism or vaccinations in the tweet to her 1.13 million followers last week.

That, however, didn’t stop a legion of Twitter users from spinning her question into an opportunity to bash her for her views.

McCarthy didn’t respond to any of the Twitter stings but posted a message to her "haters" a couple days later:

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