RFK Jr. kicked off Instagram for vaccine misinformation
FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2019 file photo, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. attends the 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Awards at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York. Instagram has banned Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for repeatedly sharing misinformation about vaccine safety and COVID-19, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)Instagram on Wednesday banned Robert F. Kennedy Jr., son of former presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, from repeatedly posting misinformation about vaccine safety and COVID-19. In an emailed statement, Kennedy Jr. stood by his Instagram posts, adding they have been carefully vetted. A Twitter account belonging to Kennedy Jr. also remains live, where he has more than 200,000 followers.