Comedian Gilbert Gottfried is the latest person in Hollywood to be fired for saying the wrong thing on the internet. Â Over the weekend, Gottfried took to Twitter to make some crude jokes about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
What he didn’t consider was that his employer, Aflac Insurance, gets most of its business from the Japanese marketâ€¦ and they didn’t find the jokes funny. Â So Gottfried is unemployed again, and now he’s decided to remove the offending tweets and apologize to Japan. Â Too little, too late! Â He claims to be proud of not having an internal censor switch, so taking the tweets down when it doesn’t matter anymore seems a bit weak.