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Justine Sacco fired over racist tweet; you can't cure stupid

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You can file this under “What is said online can really come back to haunt you.”

InterActiveCorp said Saturday that it has "parted ways" with PR director Justine Sacco. This comes just one day after she posted a racist tweet from her account which wound up going viral.

She tweeted, "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!." It actually gave way to the new hashtag; “HasJustineLandedYet”.

Research showed that this is not the only inappropriate tweet that has come from her Twitter account which have included tweets regarding sexual relations with autistic children as well as a drunken tweet questioning culpable deniability while intoxicated.

Both her Twitter account and Facebook account have been cancelled

“The offensive comment does not reflect the views and values of IAC. We take this issue very seriously, and we have parted ways with the employee in question," the company said in an e-mail Saturday to several news sources.

Arising out of this latest “Stupid is forever” tirade is the fact that was registered to Go Daddy and points to an AIDS Charity foundation seeking donations. The WHOIS does not point to a specific owner, but who cares. This is a wonderful thing amidst the hurt that this caused.


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