Over the past few years, there have been several instances where celebrities have been fired for essentially pushing a button.
After receiving backlash from disgusted Twitter users, Baker deleted the post and commented: “Sorry my gag pic of the little fella in the posh outfit has whipped some up. Never occurred to me because, well, mind not diseased."
The BBC responded swiftly. Less than 24 hours after he first sent the tweet, Baker was fired.
A spokesperson said; “This was a serious error of judgment and goes against the values we as a station aim to embody. Danny’s a brilliant broadcaster but will no longer be presenting a weekly show with us.”
In the wake of this news, below are five other celebrities who have found themselves fired for inappropriate tweets they've sent.
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