Chelsea Clinton was arrested in April 2017 for having sex with a minor.
On 22 April 2017, the web site MagaNews.co published an “article” that was nothing more than a photograph and clickbait headline, claiming that Chelsea Clinton had been arrested for having sex with a minor:
MagaNews provided no information about the alleged arrest (such as where and when it occurred or which agencies were involved) and we found no genuine news reports confirming the article’s claim.
Furthermore, Clinton has made at least one public appearance since her alleged arrest — she attended a student art show in El Paso, Texas — and has been active on social media. Here’s a photograph of Clinton at the student art show on 23 April 2017, the day after the MagaNews.co article was published:
Thank you Chloe for making the lovely flowers from toilet paper rolls & giving me Sprinkles, the green bird you made! pic.twitter.com/E0w2a6RTUd
— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) April 23, 2017
A Word to Our Loyal Readers
Support Snopes and make a difference for readers everywhere.
- David Mikkelson
- Doreen Marchionni
- David Emery
- Bond Huberman
- Jordan Liles
- Alex Kasprak
- Dan Evon
- Dan MacGuill
- Bethania Palma
- Liz Donaldson
- Vinny Green
- Ryan Miller
- Chris Reilly
- Chad Ort
- Elyssa Young
Most Snopes assignments begin when readers ask us, “Is this true?” Those tips launch our fact-checkers on sprints across a vast range of political, scientific, legal, historical, and visual information. We investigate as thoroughly and quickly as possible and relay what we learn. Then another question arrives, and the race starts again.
We do this work every day at no cost to you, but it is far from free to produce, and we cannot afford to slow down. To ensure Snopes endures — and grows to serve more readers — we need a different kind of tip: We need your financial support.
Support Snopes so we continue to pursue the facts — for you and anyone searching for answers.