Comedian Michael Rapaport was slammed on social media after a joke about the Thai soccer team trapped in a cave.
Comedian Michael Rapaport was slammed on social media for a joke he made about the Thai soccer team who was imprisoned in a cave for more than two weeks.
The “Atypical” star, podcaster, and Fox Sports reporter tweeted on Monday: “I have not seen that someone is trying to bring a Thai boy from a hole this frantically since I walked in on Kevin Spacey in the men’s room at Chuckie Cheese.” The comedian wrote the quote an “Anonymous Comedian 7/9/2018.”
I have not seen that someone is trying to bring a Thai boy from a hole this frantically since I walked in on Kevin Spacey in the men’s room at Chuckie Cheese.
Anonymous Comedian 7/9/2018
— MichaelRapaport (@MichaelRapaport) 9 July 2018
The joke clearly was a hit on “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey, and the numerous sexual misconduct allegations that have emerged over the last year. Spacey was fired from the “House of Cards”, and was replaced in the Ridley Scott film “All the Money in the World” by the actor Christopher Plummer.
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Some social media users slammed the comedian for his joke.
“That’s the kind of tweet that gets you a D-list actor trying to stay relevant,” one person tweeted.
That is the nature of the tweet that you get from a D-list actor trying to stay relevant
— paul (@cobraheadtoe) 9 July 2018
“Maybe Rapaport jealous of REAL heroes? What is harder, telling someone, “that is the effing wrong door’, or take a dip in the dark treacherous caves? Tough one,” another person wrote.
Maybe Rappaport is jealous of REAL heroes? What is harder, telling someone, “that is the effing wrong door,” or dive into the dark treacherous caves? The heavy.
— All Srekal (@MagicIStheGOAT) July 10, 2018
“Bad…just bad taste,” a social media user tweeted.
bad…just bad taste
— Shannon DeLaurentis (@shannonde1) July 10, 2018
“We are not of the laugh in Thailand. Jerk,” another person tweeted.
We are not laughing in Thailand ??. Jerk.
— DjFallingGirl (@FallingDj) July 10, 2018
On Tuesday, the Thai Navy SEALS announced that all 12 guys on the team and the coach were rescued from the cave.
Kathleen Joyce is a breaking/trending news producer for FoxNews.com. You can follow her via @Kathleen_Joyce8 on Twitter.