Comedian Jon Lovitz recently tweeted a series of comments in defense of a podcast he recorded back in January (which wasn’t released until last week), in which he made jokes criticizing President Obama. “Last I checked, he’s president, not king! This is America! Freedom of speech. What’s the bfd?” The Huffington Post reports on the story:
“Saturday Night Live” alum Jon Lovitz has taken to Twitter to defend comments he recently made about President Barack Obama.
During a podcast recorded in January, Lovitz joked that Obama is “a f*cking a**hole” for “saying the rich don’t pay their taxes.” Filmmaker Kevin Smith co-hosted the episode of “The ABC’s of SNL,” which wasn’t released online until last week.
Lovitz sent a series of tweets early Sunday morning defending his rant and hitting back at those who took issue with his criticisms. Most notable is a tweet in which the comedian wrote, “Last I checked, he’s President, not King!”:
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