Gilbert Gottfried must really believe any publicity is good publicity, because making light of a natural disaster won't endear himself to a lot of people.
As the death toll creeps toward five figures, and with the fear of an actual nuclear meltdown lingering, the comedian absolutely went off on the topic.
Seriously, this puts 50 Cent's Tweets to shame.
There's not politically correct ... and then there's this.
While some stars, such as Petra Nemcova, work tirelessly to support the victims of the Japanese tragedy, it's amazing that others deliberately mock it.
Sure, he's a comedian, and maybe Gilbert will surprise us and turn this into something positive. Until then, he can likely expect some angry emails.
On Gottfriend's Twitter page, 12 tsunami-inspired jokes have been dropped in the last day, such as (and these aren't even the offensive ones):