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Father of fired public relations director: ‘I’m so ashamed of her. She’s a f*cking idiot’

News of how the fired IAC public relations director Justine Sacco learned of her new-found celebrity has come to light. On Friday, before boarding a plane to South Africa, Sacco tweeted the following: While she was in the air over the continent whose health crisis she had mocked, news of…

Flack for Match.com parent hopes she doesn’t get AIDS in Africa: ‘Just kidding. I’m white!’

Justine Sacco, the director of corporate communications for the powerful media and Internet company IAC, finds herself being criticized for a tweet she sent out this morning. “Going to Africa,” it reads. “Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!” Here is an image of the tweet in question:…