As the death toll creeps towards 3,000 ... and the fear of a nuclear disaster looms ... comedian Gilbert Gottfried decided the timing was right for some completely tasteless Japan tsunami jokes.
Gilbert went to his Twitter page over the past 24 hours and dropped TWELVE tsunami-inspired jokes ... including:
So we gotta ask ...
Japan Tsunami Jokes
3/14/2011 11:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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