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Azwan Ali gets flak for tasteless tweet on accidents during Hari Raya

Some people just don't learn.

Former TV host Azwan Ali is under fire again for yet another distasteful tweet.

The Malaysian celebrity took to Twitter on Tuesday (July 21) to encourage his followers to watch the news on road accidents during the Aidilfitri festive season, reported The Rakyat Post.

He wrote in Malay: "Greetings. Let’s watch Buletin TV3! How many died in accidents on Hari Raya! Good! Fill up the graves."

Netizens blasted him for his insensitive and tasteless remarks, and called him a "class A diva".

Courting trouble?

His inflammatory remarks come just a month after he was roasted online for sending a Twitter follower an expletive-laden tweet.

In that incident, Azwan Ali had asked for restaurant suggestions on social media. He was met with a one-word response –​ menate – from a female fan.

The celeb took umbrage at the remark and launched into a foul-mouthed tirade against the woman.

She later clarified that the word was the name of a restaurant.

The TV personality remained defiant in the face of criticism, refusing to admit he had done any wrong and going as far as to question why the restaurant had been named as such, reported The Rakyat Post.

He later apologised after being warned that he may have run afoul of the law.

Sources: The Rakyat Post, Astro Awani

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