Comedy is tragedy plus time, the saying goes. But the day after Debbie Reynolds’ death is a little too soon to joke about it, if the responses to comic DL Hughley’s tweet is a guide.
The legendary actress passed away at 84, tragically just a day after daughter Carrie Fisher’s death at 60.
Here’s the joke Hughley posted. Not everyone was mad – it’s been liked and retweeted hundreds of times – but here are some of the heated responses it’s spurred: