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E! Online Apologizes for Offensive Fun Fact About Michael J. Fox

E! Online has apologized for an offensive tweet that aired during the website's Golden Globes livestream. As part of a series of "Fun Facts," E! displayed a chyron saying,"Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991."People immediately took to Twitter posting screen-shots of the ill-advised fact. Breaking Bad, Jennifer Lawrence win early Golden Globes

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E! Online has apologized for an offensive tweet that aired during the website's Golden Globes livestream.

As part of a series of "Fun Facts," E! displayed a chyron saying,"Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991."People immediately took to Twitter posting screen-shots of the ill-advised fact.

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"We regret the insensitive classification of Michael J. Fox's Parkinson's diagnosis during our Eonline [sic] live stream," the company told The Hollywood Reporter. "We understand the serious nature of the disease and sincerely apologize."