10 Reasons You Might Want To Reconsider Having A Twitter Account

Twitter has been famous or infamous (depending on your point of view) for getting people in hot water. Tweet at your own risk!

1. Roland Martin

SUSPENDED! Roland Martin was suspended by CNN after series of offensive tweets. CNN stated “Roland Martin’s tweets were regrettable and offensive,” reads the statement. “Language that demeans is inconsistent with the values and culture of our organization, and is not tolerated. We have been giving careful consideration to this matter, and Roland will not be appearing on our air for the time being.”

2. Gilbert Gottfried

FIRED! Gilbert Gottfried fired as AFLAC spokesman after series of Japan Tsunami Jokes

3. Octavia Nasr

FIRED! Octavia Nasr was fired as Senior Editor of Mideast Affairs at CNN, after tweeting her sadness over the death of Hezbollah leader Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah

4. Anthony Weiner

RESIGNED! Weiner was forced to resign from his post after a series of sexual related tweets and pics.

5. Yuri Wright

LOST SCHOLARSHIP! 4 star high school recruit was expelled from his school and lost a scholarship offer from Michigan for a series of sexual and racial tweets.

6. Nir Rosen

RESIGNED! Nir Rosen resigned as a professor at NYU after mocking journalist Laura Logan who was sexually assaulted while covering demonstrations in Egypt

7. Mike Bacsik

FIRED! Radio personality Mike Bacsik was fired from Dallas station KTCK after making racist comments concerning San Antonio Spurs fans over Twitter

8. Nicole Crowther

FIRED! Crowther lost her reoccurring role on Glee after tweeting spoilers for an upcoming episode. Creator and producer Blad Falchuk tweeted, “hope you’re qualified to do something besides work in entertainment”

9. Joe Miller

LOST ELECTION! Tea Party Republican Joe Miller preemptively tweeted about house and furniture shopping in Washington, D.C. during his senate race. Most offensively he referred to his opponent Lisa Murkowski as a prostitute tweeting “What’s the difference between selling out your party’s values and the oldest profession?” He later lost the race.

10. Tori Spelling

EXPOSED! Tori Spelling had her breasts inadvertently exposed by husband Dean McDermott while tweeting pics of his son.

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