Jason Biggs Apologizes for Jokes About Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash - NBC New York

Jason Biggs Apologizes for Jokes About Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash



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    Jason Biggs apologized for insensitive tweets he posted about the Malaysian Airlines plane crash.

    Jason Biggs' tweets about Thursday's tragic Malaysia Airlines crash brought on a wave of backlash, leading the actor to apologize.

    The "Orange Is the New Black" star has removed his controversial remarks from Twitter and tweeted a four-part apology for the harm they might have caused.

    "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...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. P.S. No one is making me send these tweets- I simply understand that my comments might have come off as insensitive and ill-timed. For that, I apologize."

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    Just hours before his apology, the 36-year-old "American Pie" alum had joked, "Anyone wanna buy my Malaysian Airlines frequent flier miles?", asking, "In all seriousness, tho- HOW DO YOU MISTAKENLY SHOOT DOWN A COMMERCIAL PLANE?! Ugh."

    Initially, Biggs stood by his now-deleted tweets, writing, "Hey all you "too soon" a--holes- it's a f--king joke. You don't have to think it's funny, or even be on my twitter page at all."

    He appears to have had a change of heart.

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