Ashton Kutcher puts his Twitter account on hold after a controversial tweet

Ashton Kutcher puts his Twitter account on hold after a controversial tweet

Los Angeles : CA : USA | Nov 11, 2011 at 1:43 AM PST
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Response to Ashton Kutcher's Penn State Tweets

AFP - Actor Ashton Kutcher, the first person to have reached one million followers on Twitter, announced it was suspending its activity on the micro-blog after a controversial tweet in which he supported a football coach entangled in a scandal of pedophilia.

American actor to 8.27 million "followers" on Wednesday sent a tweet to support Joe Paterno, alias "Joep", 84, who was until his dismissal Wednesday legendary football coach U.S. of Penn State University.

"How can you turn Jo Pa? (...) Is really in bad taste," the husband of actress Demi Moore on his Twitter account, @ aplusk.

Ashton Kutcher, American football fan, then deleted the message and apologized, saying he did not know the circumstances of the dismissal of Mr. Paterno, the center of a child abuse case which he is not the accused, but it is held morally responsible.

"I thought he had been dismissed for poor performance, age," he said on his blog, tweet telling her she had won an avalanche of hostile messages and to be treated "a fool" .

"From now on, I stop to tweet until I find a way to properly manage this thread. I feel lousy after what I did. This will not happen again," wrote Twitter the hero of the series "uncle Charlie".

On his blog, Ashton Kutcher says he will entrust the management of his Twitter to his production company, Katalyst Media.

This Twitter account, he says, is "clearly become too big to be managed by one person."

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