Chris Rock Causes Morning Mayhem on Social Media, Calls Jason Kidd Gay

The comedian garnered some laughs and scoffs with early morning tweet

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The morning after NBA center Jason Collins announced he was gay, receiving an incredible amount of support, comedian Chris Rock took to Twitter to crack a joke, but not about Collins. Rock tweeted, “I’m so proud of Jason Kidd for coming out of the closet and announcing that he’s Gay. This is a great day for sports.”

The Root reports: “While plenty of folks were amused, some thought the statement was a unfunny joke, others genuinely thought he mixed up Kidd and Collins, and others took it as a breaking news item about Kidd, who lent support to Collins yesterday and plays for the New York Knicks.”

The Twitterverse wasn’t mum about Rock’s post. Here’s a collection of reactions:


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