It’s Just Twitter? 10 Celebs Who Were FIRED Over Tweets

- By Bossip Staff Categories: CELEBRITY, For Discussion, For Your Information
teyana-taylor-harlem-glc Twitter allows anyone to share their thoughts in real-time and connect with hilarious strangers/future boos/business contacts but it can also get you FIRED  (and ruin your life) if you're not careful with your words. Here are ten celebs who were fired over tweets. Take a look.
Justine-Sacco Justine Sacco It only took one incredibly-racist tweet for the privileged ex-P.R. exec to lose everything. But she'll be aight. Her father is a billionaire.
teyana-taylor-adidas-originals-harlem-glc-02 Teyana Taylor The strong-faced tomboyista was a victim of Twitter hype who lost her Adidas gig after joking about Rih-Rih's domestic abuse during their infamous Twitter beef.
larry_johnson Larry Johnson The troubled Pro Bowl RB was suspended by the Kansas City Chiefs after dissing the coaching staff/tweeting a slur and later cut when 32,000 fans petitioned the team to release him.
anthony weiner Rep. Anthony Weiner That awkward moment when a public official tweets a pic of his man meat, claims he was "hacked" and shamefully resigns.
MendenhallTweets Rashard Mendenhall The ex-Steelers RB was suspended by the team and dropped by Hanesbrand after controversial Bin Laden tweets.
joking-about-japan-tsunami Gilbert Gottfried The painfully-annoying comedian tweeted terribly unfunny jokes about the Japanese tsunami and was quickly fired by Aflac. He was the voice of the Aflac duck.
slide_8366_112980_large Mike Bacsik The ex-MLB pitcher got wasted and tweeted this after the Mavericks' heartbreaking Game 4 loss in the 2010 NBA playoffs. He was promptly fired from The "Ticket" radio show on KTCK-AM in Texas.
article-0-18EBB2E300000578-896_634x657 Jofi Joseph The senior White House official (who was helping negotiate nuclear issues with Iran) was fired for sending hundreds of troll tweets from the @NatSecWonk handle.
slide_8366_113148_large Stuart MacLennan The UK politician was dropped by Britain's governing Labour Party after several "deeply-offensive" tweets.
729deveny-620x349 Catherine Deveny The "interesting looking" Australian comedienne (who also wrote for Melbourne's The Age) was fired by the paper's editor after slandering several celebs attending an Australian awards show. Topsy/Twitter

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