Jihadis Are Tweeting That They Hate Robin Williams

Because of a joke he made about jihad in 2002.

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While most of the internet was mourning the loss of Robin Williams on Monday, celebrating his life and performances on Twitter and Facebook, others were actively celebrating his death.

Williams made some inflammatory comments about Islam in a stand-up sketch entitled "Jihad" as part of his 2002 comedy special Robin Williams: Live on Broadway.

Here's the sketch:

View this video on YouTube

Twelve years later, some apparent jihadis and their sympathizers haven't forgotten it.

Those of you who say "RIP" to #RobinWilliams check out what he said about Islam.http://t.co/LeT8pz2GZK May Allah make him burn.

Abdullah@mujahid4life

Those of you who say "RIP" to #RobinWilliams check out what he said about Islam.http://t.co/LeT8pz2GZK May Allah make him burn.

9:56 PM - 11 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#RobinWilliams hanged himself? SubhanAllah what blessing Islam is. Verily, Allah guards us from depression. Hell, what an evil destination.

Abdullah@mujahid4life

#RobinWilliams hanged himself? SubhanAllah what blessing Islam is. Verily, Allah guards us from depression. Hell, what an evil destination.

9:15 PM - 11 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Sad some muslims feel sad on the death of Robin Williams who was a kafir &gave his support to UStroops in Afghanistan

Abu Maryam@julaybeeeeb

Sad some muslims feel sad on the death of Robin Williams who was a kafir &gave his support to UStroops in Afghanistan

9:36 PM - 11 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

For those who talk about the khanzer Robin Williams, you need to double check your Al-Wala' Wal Bara' aqeeda #ISIS http://t.co/jv09gajduT

Abu Bakr Al-Janabi@Alansarialjanab

For those who talk about the khanzer Robin Williams, you need to double check your Al-Wala' Wal Bara' aqeeda
#ISIS
http://t.co/jv09gajduT

9:43 PM - 11 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@Alansarialjanab he committed suicide, cross dressed for a living and defames our religion may Allah give him what he deserves in the akhira

Abu Hamzah AlNabilsi@abuhamzah1948

@Alansarialjanab he committed suicide, cross dressed for a living and defames our religion may Allah give him what he deserves in the akhira

9:47 PM - 11 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

ISIS supporters talking Robin Williams. Twitter has reached the singularity

Alex Horton@AlexHortonTX

ISIS supporters talking Robin Williams. Twitter has reached the singularity

9:34 PM - 11 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

H/T to Liam Stack of the New York Times:

I am really enjoying watching jihadi types on Twitter respond to the death of Robin Williams. Sometimes I just love the Internet so much.

Liam Stack@liamstack

I am really enjoying watching jihadi types on Twitter respond to the death of Robin Williams. Sometimes I just love the Internet so much.

10:02 PM - 11 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite