NEW YORK (CBSDFW/AP) – A “Saturday Night Live” writer has been suspended indefinitely after tweeting a poorly received joke about Donald Trump’s 10-year-old youngest son, Barron.READ MORE: NTTA Completes Hwy 121, Sam Rayburn Tollway Project
A person familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly tells The Associated Press that Katie Rich was suspended immediately after writing on twitter that “Barron will be this country’s first homeschool shooter.”
An outcry on social media followed, with many calling for a boycott of the TV show.READ MORE: After Death Of 73-Year-Old Woman And Dog, Dallas Police Chief Says More Needs To Be Done To Stop Street Racing
Rich later deleted the tweet, deactivated her account but then reactivated it Monday, saying she wanted to “sincerely apologize” for the “insensitive” tweet and “deeply regret” her actions.
NBC had no comment.
Barron found support from Chelsea Clinton, with the former first daughter saying he “deserves the chance every child does — to be a kid.”MORE NEWS: Christmas Tree Lighting Takes Place At Klyde Warren Park In Dallas Saturday, December 4
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