Comedian Ralphie May's insensitive tweet about the three veteran storm chasers who were killed Friday while pursuing a tornado in Oklahoma spurred a flurry of outrage among Twitter users who spent the weekend bashing the funnyman.
Tim Samaras, 55, his son Paul Samaras, 24, and Carl Young, 45,
were overtaken by a multiple-vortex tornado Friday that appeared to be in the midst of a sharp change in direction, the Weather Channel reported. The storm reportedly killed 10 people altogether.
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But the casualties didn’t stop May, 41, from using the tragedy as an opportunity to make a joke.
Twitter users immediately attacked May for his rude comment.
May wasn’t the only one with publicizing opinions on the storm chasers' deaths.
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