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Aziz Ansari Mercilessly Mocked Rupert Murdoch For His Anti-Muslim Comments On Twitter

Could Ansari be any more perfect?

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Last week, News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch caused outrage by tweeting that the 1.6 billion Muslims in the world should be held accountable for the "growing jihadist cancer".

Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible.

Rupert Murdoch@rupertmurdochFollow

Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible.

2:07 AM - 10 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

His comments about "most Moslems" came after the attack on the office of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris last Wednesday, which left 12 people dead.

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He began by asking "Rups" how he should advise his 60-year-old parents to help destroy terrorist groups.

.@rupertmurdoch Rups can we get a step by step guide? How can my 60 year old parents in NC help destroy terrorist groups? Plz advise.

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

.@rupertmurdoch Rups can we get a step by step guide? How can my 60 year old parents in NC help destroy terrorist groups? Plz advise.

3:13 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Ansari then described Murdoch as "evil" and mocked him by asking whether he was "responsible" for all the actions of Christians worldwide.

.@rupertmudoch Are you responsible for the evil shit all Christians do or just the insane amount of evil you yourself contribute to?

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

.@rupertmudoch Are you responsible for the evil shit all Christians do or just the insane amount of evil you yourself contribute to?

3:15 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@RUPERTMURDOCH PLEASE TELL ME WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO STOP ANY AND ALL CRIMES COMMITTED BY PEOPLE OF YOUR RELIGION???!!!

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

.@RUPERTMURDOCH PLEASE TELL ME WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO STOP ANY AND ALL CRIMES COMMITTED BY PEOPLE OF YOUR RELIGION???!!!

3:33 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@rupertmurdoch, you're already a vaguely evil media conglomerate guy and THEN you're ALSO racist? FOR REAL?! You're an evil overachiever!

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

.@rupertmurdoch, you're already a vaguely evil media conglomerate guy and THEN you're ALSO racist? FOR REAL?! You're an evil overachiever!

3:36 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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The Parks & Recreation star then began the Twitter hashtag #RupertsFault to show how absurd it is to blame an entire religion on the actions of a minority of extremists.

.@rupertmurdoch You are Catholic, why are you not hunting pedophiles? #RupertsFault

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

.@rupertmurdoch You are Catholic, why are you not hunting pedophiles? #RupertsFault

3:15 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@rupertmurdoch is responsible for all pedophilia committed by anyone Catholic. @rupertmurdoch why are you pro-pedophile :(

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

.@rupertmurdoch is responsible for all pedophilia committed by anyone Catholic. @rupertmurdoch why are you pro-pedophile :(

3:16 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@rupertmurdoch is Christian just like Mark David Chapman who shot John Lennon. Why didn't Rupert stop it? #RupertsFault

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

.@rupertmurdoch is Christian just like Mark David Chapman who shot John Lennon. Why didn't Rupert stop it? #RupertsFault

3:18 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Anytime a Christian person rear ended your car. #RupertsFault

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

Anytime a Christian person rear ended your car. #RupertsFault

3:27 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Ansari made it clear that although he is not religious himself, he wanted to call out the "ignorance" Murdoch was spreading.

To be clear, I am not religious and have nothing against Christians or Muslims, just ignorance like what @rupertmurdoch is spreading.

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

To be clear, I am not religious and have nothing against Christians or Muslims, just ignorance like what @rupertmurdoch is spreading.

3:19 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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He also made a reference to the hacking scandal that engulfed the Murdoch-owned News International subsidiary.

If only I could hack into @rupertmurdoch's voicemails and hear what his panicked PR ppl say after they read whatever racist shit he says.

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

If only I could hack into @rupertmurdoch's voicemails and hear what his panicked PR ppl say after they read whatever racist shit he says.

3:37 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Ansari's fans then began tweeting their own amusing responses to his hashtag, blaming Murdoch for all the terrible things in the world.

SHAME RUPERT SHAME RT @mt_hardison .@azizansari Christian rock music. #RupertsFault

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

SHAME RUPERT SHAME RT @mt_hardison .@azizansari Christian rock music. #RupertsFault

3:41 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

The popularity of The Big Bang Theory #Rupertsfault

Correct(?)!@timothyfobrienFollow

The popularity of The Big Bang Theory #Rupertsfault

3:41 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

College text books are too expensive #RupertsFault

ANDRE WRIGHT@dre23222Follow

College text books are too expensive #RupertsFault

3:52 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Westboro Baptist Church. #RupertsFault

The comedian then ended his Twitter rant by saying Murdoch's comments had ruined his enjoyment of the Golden Globes.

Fucking up a nice Golden Globes by making me go into a Twitter rage #RupertsFault

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

Fucking up a nice Golden Globes by making me go into a Twitter rage #RupertsFault

3:43 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Oh, and *mic drop*

@rupertmurdoch Quit back peddling you racist piece of shit

Aziz Ansari@azizansariFollow

@rupertmurdoch Quit back peddling you racist piece of shit

3:08 AM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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