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    Posted on Oct 7, 2013

    Local Newsanchor Draws Twitter's Ire For Tweet Comparing Shooting To "Breaking Bad"

    Philadelphia news anchor Joyce Evans came under fire yesterday for a tweet that used a Breaking Bad reference to plug a story about a local shooting. And, of course, Twitter responded brilliantly.

    Here's Evans' original tweet.

    Thought "Breaking Bad" was hot last Sunday? @FOX29philly See who's breakin' bad in SW Philly leavin' 6 people SHOT - Tonite at Ten!

    Joyce Evans

    @JoyceEvansFox29

    Thought "Breaking Bad" was hot last Sunday? @FOX29philly See who's breakin' bad in SW Philly leavin' 6 people SHOT - Tonite at Ten!

    / Via

    She tried to defend herself, but the damage was already done.

    And so the #joyceevanstweets hashtag was born.

    Enjoyed Gravity? Wait 'til you hear the gravity of the situation in Syria! Tune in at 11! #JoyceEvansTweets

    FrankCapo

    @capo_of_clifton

    Enjoyed Gravity? Wait 'til you hear the gravity of the situation in Syria! Tune in at 11! #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    Thought MichaelPhelps could swim?These 5 inner city kids frm SE Philly can't!Find out where they DROWNED - Tonite at 10! #JoyceEvansTweets

    Patrick Kenzie

    @PatKenzie02125

    Thought MichaelPhelps could swim?These 5 inner city kids frm SE Philly can't!Find out where they DROWNED - Tonite at 10! #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    A lot of True Blood sure was spilled in South Philly last night after explosion left 129 dead! @FOX29philly has the story #JoyceEvansTweets

    Timbo(!)

    @OlGilby

    A lot of True Blood sure was spilled in South Philly last night after explosion left 129 dead! @FOX29philly has the story #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    A fan of "The Hunger Games"? Tonight @ 10 we talk to families effected by extreme food shortages. #JoyceEvansTweets

    Morgan Nelson

    @Morgan_L_Nelson

    A fan of "The Hunger Games"? Tonight @ 10 we talk to families effected by extreme food shortages. #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    Fan of The Crying Game? Well a little girl didnt think it was a game when her whole family died in a fire. News at 11! #JoyceEvansTweets

    Frank J Lattuca

    @TheRealFrankL

    Fan of The Crying Game? Well a little girl didnt think it was a game when her whole family died in a fire. News at 11! #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    Are you a fan of Top Chef? Wait until you see what a South Philly mass murderer cooked in his oven - Tonight at 10! #JoyceEvansTweets

    Busted Coverage

    @bustedcoverage

    Are you a fan of Top Chef? Wait until you see what a South Philly mass murderer cooked in his oven - Tonight at 10! #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    Thought that The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was GREAT? Well there's new fresh prints in Philly in a triple-homicide! #JoyceEvansTweets

    It's Kenneth

    @KennethArthurS

    Thought that The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was GREAT? Well there's new fresh prints in Philly in a triple-homicide! #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    We all loved The Mighty Ducks, but a dozen bystanders DIDN'T duck during a gun battle tonight in SW Philly. Video at 10! #JoyceEvansTweets

    Chris Lippincott

    @texaslippy

    We all loved The Mighty Ducks, but a dozen bystanders DIDN'T duck during a gun battle tonight in SW Philly. Video at 10! #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    The McRib is BACK! But not for a boy who CHOKED TO DEATH today in a South Philly McDonalds! Tonight at 11. #JoyceEvansTweets

    Dan Saraceni

    @cultureoflosing

    The McRib is BACK! But not for a boy who CHOKED TO DEATH today in a South Philly McDonalds! Tonight at 11. #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    If you like CRIMINAL MINDS, you'll *love* what this man's been doing to female corpses! #JoyceEvansTweets

    Sam Adams

    @SamuelAAdams

    If you like CRIMINAL MINDS, you'll *love* what this man's been doing to female corpses! #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    Still sad about the end of Seinfeld? Tune in to hear about a sign that fell on top of a preschooler, bringing another end. #JoyceEvansTweets

    Some Dude

    @MrGreenGenius

    Still sad about the end of Seinfeld? Tune in to hear about a sign that fell on top of a preschooler, bringing another end. #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    Can't wait for The Walking Dead to start? @FOX29philly See who was walkin' but is now dead in SW Philly -- Tonite at Ten! #JoyceEvansTweets

    [C!]

    @mynameisaverb

    Can't wait for The Walking Dead to start? @FOX29philly See who was walkin' but is now dead in SW Philly -- Tonite at Ten! #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    Love to see whats in the baskets on "Chopped"? Hear about a basketcase axe murderer who chopped his victims - tonite @ 10! #JoyceEvansTweets

    Notorious P.A.T.

    @PatsHoppedUp

    Love to see whats in the baskets on "Chopped"? Hear about a basketcase axe murderer who chopped his victims - tonite @ 10! #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    Fan of Home Alone? Check out this family that disappeared and left their two year old to die! #JoyceEvansTweets

    Mike

    @mdschaeff

    Fan of Home Alone? Check out this family that disappeared and left their two year old to die! #JoyceEvansTweets

    / Via

    Are you a fan of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia? Well it's lights out for 6 shooting victims in SW Philly! #JoyceEvansTweets @tallmaurice

    Mike Simmons

    @msimm30

    Are you a fan of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia? Well it's lights out for 6 shooting victims in SW Philly! #JoyceEvansTweets @tallmaurice

    / Via

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