'You have my number': Ben Shapiro publicly warring with one of his own employees on Twitter

'You have my number': Ben Shapiro publicly warring with one of his own employees on Twitter
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The people of Twitter witnessed an awkward exchange between Ben Shapiro and his employee Candace Owens on Sunday night.

It began after Owens, 33, quote-tweeted Max Blumenthal, the editor of The Grayzone and active supporter of Palestine in the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Owens initially agreed with Blumenthal's idea that the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) was a partisan organization.

"You are about to get into a lot of trouble for stating this," Owens said. Reminds me of when I said something similar about the NAACP and BLM way back when. When you disrupt the trauma economy and call out the not-for-profits that benefit from it, you become their next target."

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Trouble did come for Owens, as her boss, Shapiro, 38, called her out for making "the conversation significantly worse" for re-tweeting Blumenthal.

"I think the ADL is a partisan hack organization too. RTing Max Blumenthal, who spends his life covering for Jew-haters and stumping for Israel's destruction, makes the conversations significantly worse. It's garbage," Shapiro wrote.

But Owens felt Shapiro's critique was inappropriate, as the two have a professional relationship offline since Owens is a contributor for Shapiro's news website The Daily Wire.

"I don’t know who Max Blumenthal is, but I do know that you have my number and could have informed me in earnest," Owens told Shapiro.

"Real relationships should trump Twitter theatre. Let’s set a better example going forward."

The conversation publicly ended there.

Owens also sparked controversy this month for modeling Kanye West's "White Lives Matter" t-shirt.

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