Jason Biggs Says He Didn’t Realise The Extent And Magnitude Of Malaysia Airlines Crash When He Posted Those Stupid Tweets

The actor seemingly couldn’t initially grasp the seriousness of the tragedy


by Fiona Byrne |
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Jason Biggs has apologised on TV for his crude Tweets in light of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy last week in which 298 people died, and has admitted they were stupid.

The actor Tweeted: 'Anyone wanna buy my Malaysian Airlines frequent flier miles?' after news broke of the crash. When his followers called him out for being a tool, he angrily Tweeted: ‘Hey all you 'too soon' assholes – it's a fucking joke.’

'There was one line, an old adage,' Biggs, 36, said on The View. 'Never attribute to malice that which is explained by stupidity.' I certainly meant no harm; there was no malice, but I was stupid. It was poorly timed. I've always tried to find the humor in situations… it's a knee-jerk reaction for me, it's how I cope.’

He then said he didn’t quite get ‘the extent and magnitude of what had happened’ when the news first broke. Right, because it is extremely difficult to understand a tragedy that killed almost 300 innocent people.

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This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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