Today a horrible tragedy occured when a Malaysian Airlines commercial plane was shot down in Ukraine and 295 passengers were killed.
Just hours after the news broke, actor Jason Biggs tweeted the following tweets:
"Anyone wanna buy my Malaysian Airlines frequent flier miles?"
"In all seriousness, tho- HOW DO YOU MISTAKENLY SHOOT DOWN A COMMERCIAL PLANE?! Ugh."
Many people found the joke to be insensitive to the tragedy and he received a lot of blow back. Jason then tweeted:
"Hey all you "too soon" assholes- it's a fucking joke. You don't have to think it's funny, or even be on my twitter page at all."
He later decided to delete the tweets and tweeted this:
1). Hey all- ok, so- I am deleting my previous tweets. People were offended, and that was not my intent. Sorry to those of you that were.— Jason Biggs (@JasonBiggs) July 17, 2014
2). This is obviously a horrible tragedy, and everyone-including myself- is sad and angry about it. Sending positive thoughts to the— Jason Biggs (@JasonBiggs) July 17, 2014
3). victims and their families. P.S. No one is making me send these tweets- I simply understand that my comments might have come off— Jason Biggs (@JasonBiggs) July 17, 2014
4). as insensitive and ill-timed. For that, I apologize.— Jason Biggs (@JasonBiggs) July 17, 2014
What do you think of Jason Bigg's tweets? Were they insensitive?