Has The Onion finally gone too far?
The satirical website is under major fire today after Tweeting a message during last night's Academy Awards about nine-year old nominee Quvenzhané Wallis.
It has since been deleted, but not before millions read the following Twitter post:
"Everyone else seems afraid to say it, but that Quvenzhané Wallis is kind of a cunt, right?"
Among those calling for an apology (at the very least) is Wendell Pierce, best known for his role on The Wire:
“Identify the writer," the actor Tweeted. "Let him defend that abhorrent verbal attack of a child. You call it humor, I call it horrendous.”
Where do you stand, THGers? Was deletion enough? Or should The Onion apologize for this word use?
UPDATE: The Onion has apologized.