Name: Gilbert Gottfried
Birth Name: 
Gilbert Fagnitz Gottfried
Birth Date: 
February 28, 1955
Birth Place: 
Brooklyn, New York
Comedian, Actor
Relationship Status: 
Married to Dara Kravitz
Celebrity Ranking # 658

Gilbert Gottfried's Post-Aflac Firing Apology

Posted Tuesday March 15, 2011 4:00 PM GMT

Getting himself into a bit of a controversial situation, Gilbert Gottfried made a public announcement to apologize for posting jokes about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan on Twitter.

A day after losing his job as the voice of the Aflac duck as a result of his inappropriate postings, the “Problem Child” actor said, "I sincerely apologize to anyone who was offended by my attempt at humor regarding the tragedy in Japan."

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