National Enquirer Resumes Tweeting After Mysterious 4-Day Blackout

AMI’s tabloid took a break from social media last Friday

National Enquirer

The National Enquirer resumed tweeting on Tuesday after going quiet for just over four days on the social media platform.

The 87-hour Twitter freeze ended just after noon ET, shortly after TheWrap reached out to a rep for parent company American Media for comment. A rep for the company did not respond to multiple inquiries about the matter.

Other AMI outlets, including the celebrity magazine Us Weekly, did not suspend their Twitter activity over the weekend.

The supermarket tabloid — which has been in financial distress in recent years — is not the only major media property to have gone dark in recent days.

The Twitter accounts of both Fox News and Fox Business stopped tweeting to their 18 million-plus Twitter followers on Nov. 9. It’s unclear the reason for the blackout.

A rep for Fox News declined to comment.

American Media has been much in the news lately since CEO David Pecker,  known to be a close ally of President Trump, was recently granted immunity by federal prosecutors currently probing former Trump attorney and fixer Michael Cohen over possible violations of campaign finance laws.

Investigators have been looking into payments that AMI made to porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal during the 2016 campaign to quash their accusations of extramarital affairs with President Trump (the president has denied the accusations).

Federal prosecutors raided Cohen’s office and seized records back in April, and more recently issued subpoenas of both AMI and the Trump Organization, according to the Wall Street Journal.