‘Good Eats’ Host Alton Brown Apologizes for Tweet With ‘Flippant Reference’ to Holocaust

‘Good Eats’ Host Alton Brown Apologizes for Tweet With ‘Flippant Reference’ to Holocaust
Food Network personality Alton Brown apologized Wednesday for the “flippant reference” he made to the Holocaust in a tweet the night before saying, “It was a very poor use of judgement [sic] and in poor taste.”

On Tuesday, the “Good Eats” host tweeted, “Do you think the the [sic] camp uniforms will be striped, like the ones at Auschwitz or will plaid be in vogue?,” drawing a comparison to the current U.S. political climate and the World War II genocide of the European Jewish community, in which some six million Jews were murdered at concentration camps like Auschwitz.

When one user responded, “Depends on what you’re worth when you go in,” Brown replied, “I have no gold fillings.”

Following backlash to tweets, Brown deleted them the following day and shared this statement: “I apologize for the flippant reference I made to the Holocaust in my tweet last night. It was
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