13 Nov '11, 4am

Ultimate Fighter Jokes About Rape on Twitter | Care2 Causes

Ultimate Fighter Jokes About Rape on Twitter | Care2 Causes

Stories of rape and sexual assault often make the headlines, but does that mean we should take the news lightly or moreover joke about their frequency? I certainly think not, but such is the defense of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Forrest Griffin who recently tweeted, “Rape is the new missionary.” Griffin says his tweet was reacting to the recent sex abuse scandal at Penn State and his amazement at how rape has somehow become so “commonplace” in society. The tweet, however, does not display this sentiment and following the fierce backlash he received it seems like Griffin was just looking for an excuse to get him out of hot water. The Tweet Backlash Following Griffin’s tweet a number of his followers commented on his inappropriateness, some even deciding to stop following the fighter altogether. Griffin’s response? “Following him is a privilege.” (Nice.) At...

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