AFLAC Drops Gilbert Gottfried over Japanese Disaster Tweets

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As we remember after Katrina, when there's a disaster, it brings out the good in some people, and the not-so-good in others, and we are seeing that in this disaster in Japan as well.

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried lost his job as the voice of the AFLAC duck for some insensitive posts on his twitter account.

Gottfried tweeted:  "I just split up with my girlfriend.  But like the Japanese say, they're will be another floating by any minute now." And, "the Japanese don't go to the beach. The beach comes to them."

The insurance giant does 75% of its business in Japan and said his comments do not reflect their company.

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