We officially apologize for poking fun at Sam, the koala rescued from the fires in the Australian wilderness. Sam was photographed drinking bottled water and we made a joke....and it was out of line.
Turns out lil' Sam suffered burned paws and was taken to the Mountain Ash Wildlife Shelter -- nothing funny about that. But since she's been at the shelter, Sam has drawn the attention of a male koala named Bob. The two are now said to be inseparable.
We made a joke about Sam drinking bottled water and then going to pilates and eating sushi. Bad joke, bad us.
Our Apologies to Sam, Australia
2/11/2009 1:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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