Rob Schneider rushes to defend SNL cast member fired over racial slurs -- and the Internet cringes
Actor Rob Schneider (Featureflash /

The recently hired-and-fired "Saturday Night Live" comedian Shane Gillis got a show of support from former cast member Rob Schneider -- and other social media users cringed.

Gillis got fired by NBC after video surfaced of him using a racial slur against Asian people, but Schneider defended the comedian.

Other Twitter users mocked both comedians.