Gilbert Gottfried Posts Tasteless Twitter Jokes About Earthquake And Tsunami In Japan

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Gilbert Gottfried Posts Tasteless Twitter Jokes About Earthquake And Tsunami In Japan

I’m not sure what Gilbert Gottfried was thinking. He had arguably the easiest job in entertainment. But maybe he was hitting the sauce, I don’t know, but he decided to unleash a barrage of insulting jokes about the ongoing tragedy in Japan.

I mean seriously, how do you get fired from being a duck? I’ll tell you how. When you don’t understand that the people who pay you do 75% of their business with Japan.

Bad career move Gilbert.

Here are the tweets:

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Aflac fires Gottfried Aflac has fired Gilbert Gottfried, the comedian who is the voice of the insurer’s quacking duck in the United States. Gottfried, who has voiced the duck in numerous commercials since 2000, posted a string of tasteless, mocking jokes about the

Aflac shares drop on Japan cancer concern The company also fired comedian Gilbert Gottfried, the voice behind the well-known duck in Aflac’s US commercials, after the comedian made jokes about the earthquake in Japan. Aflac shares dropped 3% to close at $53.90 on Monday.

50 Cent, Gilbert Gottfried just can’t resist Japan jokes Comedian Gilbert Gottfried, got in on the tasteless action, too. he eventually took down a dozen posts from his RealGilbert account, including: I just split up with my girlfriend, but like the Japanese say, “They’ll (sic) be another one floating by any

Gottfried fired as voice of Aflac duck The Columbus, Georgia-based company fired Gilbert Gottfried less than an hour after discovering the tweets, according to a news release from Aflac. “Gilbert’s recent comments about the crisis in Japan were lacking in humor and certainly do not

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried fired as voice of Aflac duck The Columbus, Georgia-based company fired Gilbert Gottfried less than an hour after discovering the tweets, according to a news release from Aflac. “Gilbert’s recent comments about the crisis in Japan were lacking in humor and certainly do not

Aflac axes Gottfried for insensitivity Aflac Inc. said Monday that it has fired Gilbert Gottfried, the abrasive voice of the insurer’s quacking duck in the US, after the comedian posted a string of mocking jokes about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan on Twitter over the weekend.

Think You Can’t Get Fired For What You Tweet – Just Ask Gilbert Gottfried Today, Aflac has cut ties with actor / comedian Gilbert Gottfried who voices the quacking duck in all of the company’s commercials in the US. Gilbert Gottfried was fired after he posted a handful of tasteless jokes about the earthquake and tsunami that

Aflac Dumps Duck Voice Actor For Tasteless Tweets By AP Aflac Inc. said Monday it has fired Gilbert Gottfried, the abrasive voice of the insurer’s quacking duck in the US, after the comedian posted a string of mocking jokes about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan on Twitter over the weekend.

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