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Posted by Trini Kid - - 0 comments

Sup Travellers?! Breanna Mitchell's face has been popping up all over the internet but the reason has nothing to do with attractiveness or beauty.

Breanna tweeted a smiling picture of herself at the remains of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland and the internet went nuts.

The picture was posted in June but it only came to the Internet's attention this month, when angry Twitter users reacted to the perceived desecration of a memorial to human brutality. 

Breanna, or @PrincessBMM, says she understands the reaction to the original selfie, but says that she studied the history of the camp for years with her father, who died before he could visit.

"That trip actually meant something to me and I was happy about it," she responded in one post. In another, she angrily fired back at users who said her photo was inappropriate. 

Within the past 24 hours, there have been 2,175 tweets mentioning the photo, according to Topsy, a social media analytics firm. Overall, Mitchell's original tweet has drawn more than 2,500 retweets and 1,400 favorites. 

Originally, Mitchell said she wished people would stop tweeting about the photo.

“Omg I wish people would quit tweeting to, quoting, retweeting, and favoriting my picture of my smiling in Auschwitz Concentration Camp,” Mitchell tweeted. “Like apparently is such a big deal that I smiled. Good Lord.”

But shortly after, she seemed to be enjoying the Internet fame. She has retweeted more than 150 people who supported her decision to take the selfie. 

She even posted about how elated she was that her selfie made it on Business Insider.

“I’m famous yall,” Mitchell tweeted, referencing the article on Business Insider.

Knowing the history of Auschwitz and the over 1 million Jews who were killed there I don't think that smiling was the best emotion to show in a selfie there. It's like smiling in a funeral. It's just not appropriate and I think that she deserved the negative attention. Her excuse is somewhat valid but still not valid enough especially since she regretted the whole incident yesterday when she tweeted: "I'm so stupid and f*ck everything up. It's official". Who can disagree with that? [LOL]. Anyway, my name is Trinikid and you've just been informed.