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Ashton Kutcher Apologizes

Ooops, Paterno Did What?!

11/10/2011 6:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Ashton Kutcher
attacked the Penn State Board of Trustees for firing Joe Paterno last night -- but there was one little problem, seems Ashton didn't know about Joe's misdeeds.

Right after Paterno got the chop, Kutcher tweeted, "How do you fire Jo Pa?  #insult #noclass as a hawkeye fan I find it in poor taste."

Almost immediately, Kutcher was attacked by people informing the actor about the situation -- writing things like, "F**k you. He covered up child rape you sick, geriatric f**k."

Roughly 30 minutes later, Kutcher removed his original tweet -- and replaced it with, "Heard Joe was fired, fully recant previous tweet! Didn't have full story. #admitwhenYoumakemistakes."

He later continued, "This is an insane story, I just heard paterno was fired, getting the rest of the story now... Wow."

He added, "As an advocate in the fight against child sexual exploitation, I could not be more remorseful for all involved in the Penn St. case."

Kutcher also replied to people who called him an idiot -- saying, "I am" -- adding, "Honestly just had half facts man my bad ... I need 2b more responsible 4 my voice."

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76.

gutsygirl    

#admitwhenYoumakemistakes."

Are you listening, Demi?

1042 days ago
77.

shagrath    

hollywood always does this...they hear a piece of the story, run with it to twitter or wherever, shoot there mouths off like they know the details and in most cases put there foot in there mouths because they dont know WTF they are talking about because they dont have all the facts......this is not ground breaking news

1042 days ago
78.

Willie'sNelson    

At least he admitted he done a dumb thing. Cause he did.

1042 days ago
79.

thesaltyone    

How shocking .... an ill informed celebrity.

1042 days ago
80.

jack-55d79    

Fair enough. I think that sort of thing happens all the time with celebrities on twitter but we mostly don't hear about it because they retract the tweet and apologise within an hour or two. I think it is a tell-tale sign of a celebrity understanding social media when they retract stuff. Everyone gets stuff wrong on social media but celebrities have a great deal more people to point it out, so when they don't retract and apologise they look especially bad, like they're saying they're so great they don't get stuff wrong. I don't see why he shouldn't comment on anything, everyone else does.

1042 days ago
81.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

dumb a55 just screwed himself and the show.

1042 days ago
82.

nisiek    

Sorry but unless you are living under a rock, how could you not know about the Penn State mess??? I still cannot believe NOBODY called the police EVER!!! It is that good old boy mentality that has screwed up our country and keeps it screwed up! Child rapists are pure evil Sandusky is worse than Satan....I think that stupid grad student should suffer too....this look away mentality is what is so wrong with the world. WAKE UP PEOPLE AND TAKE A STAND!!!! On another note boycott ALL THINGS KARDASHIAN AS WELL!!! They are evil too!!

1042 days ago
83.

Jo    

TOOL!

1042 days ago
84.

Kelly Rollins    

Typical, when someone pulls an "Obama" not knowing all the facts before commenting...So much for a Beer Summit.

We can vote Obama out in 2012, and no*****ch how terrible Two and a Half Men. Either way both are doomed to be cancelled and out in the near future!

1042 days ago
85.

Snowberrie    

Turns out the he is not only an idiot on the T.V. screen he is also is in real life, all of the time. O btw, he is a cheating s.****bag

1042 days ago
86.

clfields2@yahoo.com    

I guess he can't read a newspaper, news story, or listen to real news - to know what has been going on for almost a week now... What a dumbass! And even dumber to comment.... Stupid ignorant ass!

1042 days ago
87.

stoopidjerk007    

you're an idiot and i've heard your show sucks

1042 days ago
88.

Pat    

How can one be a Paterno fan and NOT a Penn State fan? The scandal is days old. Kutcher is NOT a Penn State fan or he would have known. Idiot.

1042 days ago
89.

Tom Brokaw    

LOL the funniest part is Ashton Kutcher himself is in here trying to defend himself, no one in the right mind can have anything positive to say about that guy, he looks like a bird with some sort of john lennon/jesus complex, his wifes arms look like ribbons of decaying flesh LOL I bet demi doesnt let him touch her anymore, his life is over.

1042 days ago
90.

pattycake    

"Didn't have full story."......but decided to comment on it anyway.
What a jerk.

1042 days ago
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