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MH17: Actor Jason Biggs Apologises for Tweet Joke on Crash
Malaysia Star ^ | Friday July 18, 2014

Posted on 07/18/2014 2:14:42 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Hollywood Actor Jason Biggs on Friday apologised for tweeting a joke over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

Soon after news of the tragedy became global headlines, Biggs, 36, tweeted @JasonBiggs "Anyone wanna buy Malaysian Airlines frequent flier miles?"

The star of teen comedy American Pie followed up the tweet with "In all seriousness, tho- HOW DO YOU MISTAKENLY SHOOT DOWN A COMMERCIAL PLANE?! Ugh."

The tweets received multiple comments and criticisms, to which Biggs retaliated and responded by saying "You don't have to think it's funny, or even be on my Twitter page at all" adding that the people were losers and that they should take their issues elsewhere.

Biggs then issued an apology by first tweeting that he will be 'deleting his previous tweets' as he believes it had offended people and that it was not his intention.

He followed it with "This is obviously a horrible tragedy and everyone including myself is sad and angry about it. Sending positive thoughts to the victims and their families."

He added that no one had forced him to send the recent tweets and that he 'simply understands that his tweets may have come off as insensitive and ill-timed.

Biggs then ended his string of tweets with 'for that I apologise."

Flight MH17 departed from Amsterdam was supposed to have arrived in Malaysia at 6.10am with 295 on board on Thursday.

It made a last contact at 10.15pm over Ukranian airspace where it was believed to have been shot down.


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1 posted on 07/18/2014 2:14:42 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

The internet PC mob strikes again.


2 posted on 07/18/2014 2:24:58 PM PDT by Seruzawa (Gully Foyle is my name, and Terra is my nation)
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To: Seruzawa

Yeah its perfectly fine to joke about the murder of 300 people.


3 posted on 07/18/2014 2:27:01 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: nickcarraway

All he had to do in the original post was say “Too Soon ? “ at the end


4 posted on 07/18/2014 2:27:52 PM PDT by al baby (Hi MomÂ…)
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To: nickcarraway
That's not an apology, accept maybe from a young punk with no morals or manors.
I hope his funds suffer over this and he gets blackballed.
5 posted on 07/18/2014 2:29:02 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: driftdiver

He didn’t say anything that most people weren’t thinking.

This is Malaysian Airlines’ Lockerbie moment. Put a fork in them.


6 posted on 07/18/2014 2:31:01 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: nickcarraway

I’ve seen and heard worse from dimwitted celebrities.


7 posted on 07/18/2014 2:34:41 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: nickcarraway
I'm not offended by what he said.

Should I be ashamed?

8 posted on 07/18/2014 2:40:51 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: nickcarraway
"You don't have to think it's funny, or even be on my Twitter page at all"

I've never been on anybody's Twitter page, and don't intend to start. What could be more "GAY" than Tweeting on Twitter?

9 posted on 07/18/2014 2:47:13 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I believe this is the clown who Tweeted crude stuff about Sarah Palin.

He’s a dimwit Hollywood actor. But I repeat myself.


10 posted on 07/18/2014 2:47:27 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: nickcarraway

Now they are saying the bodies on the plane weren’t fresh, that they were already dead. Could it be another one of Barrys distractions?

http://www.aol.com/article/2014/07/18/rebel-leader-gives-bizarre-account-of-plane-crash/20933592/?ncid=webmail3


11 posted on 07/18/2014 2:49:39 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: nickcarraway

Never heard of him.


12 posted on 07/18/2014 2:50:29 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparisons)
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To: nickcarraway

who?


13 posted on 07/18/2014 2:50:42 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: F15Eagle
Wasn't he one of those 25-year old teenagers in some movie about high school about twenty years ago?

Why does anybody care about anything he has to say, especially enough to be offended by it?

He is of no consequence. Being offended by him just makes him consequential.

14 posted on 07/18/2014 2:52:22 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: nickcarraway
i do not think what he said was offensive... i don't even consider it a joke... he didn't say anything about the dead passengers... i think his comment was clever... people are so sensitive today... there will always be someone who is offended...

i will continue to watch Jason Biggs on the Netflix program, Orange is the New Black...

15 posted on 07/18/2014 2:56:04 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

He’s an idiot.

I love to clown around but the deaths of innocent people is not appropriate.

Now, when Israel took out the Hamas terrorists in their tunnel, well, that was good to see.


16 posted on 07/18/2014 3:03:23 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Posted here: Kremlin-Backed Insurgents Now Claim Malaysia Airlines Plane Was Carrying Corpses
17 posted on 07/18/2014 3:09:53 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: driftdiver

Who gives a crap what Biggs thinks? These mobs are far more dangerous then some moronic comment by a C-list actor.


18 posted on 07/18/2014 3:11:36 PM PDT by Seruzawa (Gully Foyle is my name, and Terra is my nation)
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To: nickcarraway

Although he is an ignorant a-hole, PC is killing this country. Lighten up, people.


19 posted on 07/18/2014 3:18:20 PM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: ConservaTexan

Amen.

Being offended has become a full time occupation for far too many people.


20 posted on 07/18/2014 3:27:35 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: nickcarraway

I was telling my friend if I had Malaysian Airlines stock is SELL IT.


21 posted on 07/18/2014 3:55:03 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: driftdiver

Too soon?


22 posted on 07/18/2014 4:13:11 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: al baby

Beat me to it...


23 posted on 07/18/2014 4:13:34 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: ExCTCitizen

Oops is = I’d


24 posted on 07/18/2014 4:14:54 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: nickcarraway

I saw photos of the bodies on the Documenting Reality website. If you never been there, it is probably one of the most gruesome websites on the internet. They hold nothing back, I always go there when stuff like this happens to see the real deal. To me the bodies look just like you would expect bodies to look in a plane crash. Pretty much mangled as bad as it gets. What WAS interesting though is there is no blood. I’m no expert on plane crashes but, it seemed a bit odd that these bodies really didn’t have any kind of blood on them. I don’t know if it was because they were immediately killed and their heart stopped thus no blood was pumped out, or maybe they were already dead?


25 posted on 07/18/2014 6:25:51 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Wasn't he one of those 25-year old teenagers in some movie about high school about twenty years ago?

It was 15 years ago, and not a particularly egregious example of the "Dawson Creek meme". Most of the cast was 20, only 2 years older than the characters they playing. (Tara Reid was 23, Alyson Hanigan was 25, John Cho was 27 - but both Hannigan and Cho are suspected of having portraits in the attic that are aging instead of them)

26 posted on 07/18/2014 6:26:17 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Wikipedia is wrong. who knew?)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

They weren’t dead when they boarded the plane I bet.


27 posted on 07/18/2014 6:27:20 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

Yeah, these major news stories always seem to happen when the terrorist in command gets bad press. You have to ask yourself: Why would the rebels or Putin shoot down a commercial airliner? What is the advantage there? Even if they thought it was an enemy plane in their airspace, what is the advantage to shooting it down? What is the gain? Right now we got the most evil ass mofo on the planet in the Oval office. Nobody even comes close to the kind of scumbag this guy is. In 5 short years he’s helped radical Islam take over Egypt (which they rebelled against), Libya, and now Iraq....Even Iran of all countries is concerned. And people believe Putin is the bad guy? Iran because they supply weapons to Hamas? That is NOTHING compared to Obama! This piece of pig vomit just freed 5 top Taliban commanders! And Congress incredibly sits on its ASS! So when I see a plane crash like this, who is the most likely culprit? A guy like Putin who doesn’t give a damn about what kind of press he gets, or this Kenyan asshole who has been doing this kind of crap since day one? Who allows our own US Ambassador to be murdered so he gets good press for an election?


28 posted on 07/18/2014 8:06:02 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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Speaking of MH17-related jokes, has this been mentioned on FR?

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/malaysia-airlines-ukraine-crash-passenger-3875681

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29 posted on 07/19/2014 5:44:00 AM PDT by foreverfree
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