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Melissa Joan Hart Sorry After Fans Accuse Her of Cashing in on 9/11

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U.S. actress Melissa Joan Hart who stars in the television series "Melissa and Joey" poses during a photocall at the 51st Monte Carlo television festival in Monaco June 8, 2011. (Eric Gaillard/Reuters, file)

By    |   Monday, 14 Sep 2015 11:24 AM

Melissa Joan Hart was accused of trying to cash in on 9/11 on Friday by offering free shipping on her King of Harts clothing line after the actress complained about the 14th anniversary's poor news coverage.

The 39-year-old, a Long Island, New York, native known for her ABC Family series "Melissa & Joey," fired off a series of tweets blasting the day's 9/11 coverage, even throwing the Kardashians under the bus for good measure, The Huffington Post reported.







She continued her rant on Instagram with a photo of a rainbow coming from the new One World Trade Center Tower.



Later on Friday, Hart announced that her King of Harts clothing line would offer free shipping to anyone who used the code 911.

"After lambasting the news media for not properly remembering the national tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, Hart worked in a plug for her company, King of Harts, noting that the clothing line is offering free shipping in honor of those who had been affected by the attacks," TheWrap's Tim Kenneally wrote. "God bless America — and commerce."

TheSpreadIt.com reported that Hart got so much backlash from the 9/11 free shipping promotion that she issued an apology on Facebook Saturday.
 

I want to apologize for yesterday's free shipping post. It was meant to be my small way to give something back. I wanted...

Posted by Melissa Joan Hart on Saturday, September 12, 2015


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Melissa Joan Hart was accused of trying to cash in on 9/11 on Friday by offering free shipping on her King of Harts clothing line after the actress complained about the 14th anniversary's poor news coverage.
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