Gilbert Gottfried has quacked his last for Aflac. The comedian, who has provided the grating voice for the insurance company's trademark duck, was fired for tweeting more than a dozen jokes making fun of earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan, Failure Magazine reports. Sample: "Japan is very advanced. They don’t go to the beach. The beach comes to them."
"Gilbert's recent comments about the crisis in Japan were lacking in humor and certainly do not represent the thoughts and feelings of anyone at Aflac," said a spokesman for the company, which does some 75% of its business in Japan. Aflac has donated 100 million yen—around $1.2 million—to the International Red Cross to help with disaster relief efforts in Japan. (Click to read more of Gottfried's offensive tweets.)