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Jason Biggs forced to apologise for 'joke' tweets about Malaysia Airlines

Yes, ANOTHER Twitter controversy involving the American Pie star.

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ACTOR JASON BIGGS has issued an apology on Twitter, after a backlash when he posted a joke about the Malaysia Airlines MH17 disaster.

Following the news that 295 people had been killed when a full passenger flight heading to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam was shot down over eastern Ukraine, Biggs tweeted:

Source: Jason Biggs screencap via Uproxx

When he faced initial criticism over the tweet, Biggs – who is no stranger to Twitter controversy – responded strongly.

Source: Uproxx

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He did win some praise for the tweets – and retweeted it with a comment of his own.

Source: Uproxx

However, Biggs has since deleted all the tweets, and issued an apology that his words “might have come off as insensitive and ill-timed”.

He added that nobody was “making” him apologise.

Maybe he’s just mad that everybody hates his character on Orange Is The New Black.

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