New Year’s Eve in Times Square apologizes for ‘unacceptable and indefensible’ #BallLivesMatter tweet

New Year’s Eve in Times Square apologizes for ‘unacceptable and indefensible’ #BallLivesMatter tweet

[Ed. – Thin skin matters.]

The tweet caused a social media uproar, now it’s cost someone their job.

The official Twitter account for the Times Square Ball angered a lot of people with one simple hashtag: #BallLivesMatter [referring to the iconic ball drop in Times Square to mark the New Year].

The tweet was up for about half an hour before being deleted, but the damage was done.

Black Lives Matter activists directed their anger at the account, calling for the head of the person who sent the tweet. The next day they got it.

A spokesman for New Year’s Eve in Times Square issued the following statement to The Daily Caller:

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