Ashton Kutcher has hired a communications specialists company to help him manage his Twitter account, after he loosely tweeted a message supporting fired Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.
After “Joe Pa” was canned from his job as head coach at Penn State, the Hollywood star took to twitter saying: “How do you fire Jo Pa? #insult #noclass as a hawkeye fan I find it in poor taste.” Thereafter, 8 million of the actor’s Twitter followers slammed him for his “insensitivity” for the children involved in the sex abuse scandal involving Paterno.
As a result of the backlash Kutcher left an apology on his Twitter page and signed off from the website mentioning that he needed a team to help him manage his page.
“As an advocate in the fight against child sexual exploitation, I could not be more remorseful for all involved in the Penn St. case,” Kutcher tweeted today. “I feel responsible for delivering an informed opinion and not spreading gossip or rumors through my Twitter feed …. while I will continue to express myself through @Aplusk I’m going to turn the management of the feed over to my team at Katalyst Media to ensure the quality of its content. Clearly the platform has become too big to be managed by a single individual.”