After Roger Ebert made fun of Ryan Dunn's death, Facebook briefly took down his Facebook page on Tuesday morning, June 21. While his page is back up after just an hour, it is still being inundated with comments from upset "Jackass" fans.
On June 20, Roger Ebert took to Twitter to provide his two cents about Ryan Dunn's death: "Friends don't let jackasses drink and drive." Expectedly, an immediate uproar ensued from not only blogger Perez Hilton and Dunn's co-star Bam Margera, but also fans of the MTV reality star. The Facebook page was then taken down for a short while, with Facebook claiming it violated it's "term of conditions" if only to stem the flow of vitriolic comments spewed back at Ebert.
But the page is back up already, after Ebert again took to Twitter claiming Facebook should never have taken his page down in the first place: "Facebook! My page is harmless and an asset to you. Why did you remove it in response to anonymous jerks? Makes you look bad."
None of this has stopped fans from showing their unhappiness with Ebert's in-poor-taste tweet. While some have been intelligent in their disgust for the tweet, saying it's "not the right place for your comments," others have been no better than the critic's tweet, slamming the critic using loads of profanity.