Former Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton stepped into it Sunday when he distastefully weighed in on actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death.
Strange, huh? It got worse. Twitter pounced on him for his insensitivity. So, of course, he doubled down, declaring that Hoffman “wasted a great gift”:
Not sure why Burton became Judgy McJudgy over Hoffman’s drug addiction, but eventually he apologized for the comments.