Many of Morgan’s fans agreed the tweet was in poor taste:
@piersmorgan Tasteless as always you British ass!!
— Mike Commisso (@merlinthetwit) February 25, 2013
@piersmorgan why in heavens name would you wonder that
— Linda Gadoury (@lgadoury) February 25, 2013
@piersmorgan Did you actually spend time to tweet that?
— Will (@willwkirtley) February 25, 2013
— Christina Reeves (@Chrissie_Reeves) February 25, 2013
“@piersmorgan: Wonder if Oscar Pistorius is watching the Oscars?” In Bad Taste!!!!
— Bishop Greg M. Davis (@Bishopgregdavis) February 25, 2013
— Deadmaufive (@Boothy380) February 25, 2013
Morgan later stated that the tweet wasn’t intended to be funny.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) February 25, 2013
For once, we agree with him: It wasn’t funny.