Juan Pablo
Juan Pablo is in hot water again, however this time it’s due to his antics with the women of “The Bachelor.” Find out why fans of ABC's hugely popular dating series are criticizing JP after a joke he retweeted on Twitter. ABC

Juan Pablo is in hot water again, however this time it’s due to his antics with the women of “The Bachelor.” JP, who has sky rocketed to fame as the first Latino “Bachelor” finds himself at the center of another controversy when he retweeted a fan on Thursday that wrote a rather thoughtless joke on the social media site, the joke was poking fun at people who suffer from mental handicaps, and plainly was just insensitive. The joke, which to clarify was not written by Juan Pablo, but was retweeted to his Twitter profile read, "Not every flower can save love, but a rose can. Not every plant survives thirst, but a cactus can. Not every r-----d can read, but look at you go, little buddy! Today you should take a moment and send an encouraging message to a f--ked up friend, just as I've done. I don't care if you lick windows, or interfere with farm animals. You hang in there cup cake, you're f--king special to me, you're my friend, look at you smiling at your phone! You crayon eating bastard you!" After posting the tactless poem to his profile, Juan Pablo added “"JAJAJAJAJA LOVED IT..." however since the backlash his comment of intense laughter and praise has since been deleted.

After receiving an angry barrage of messages via Twitter, Juan Pablo went back on the site in an effort to defend himself writing, "I'm BLESSED to speak SPANISH, an OK English and a LITTLE bit of Portuguese... For those who DON'T I recommend to LEARN... #Culture." The star of ABC’s hugely popular dating seris continued his rant stating, "Yeap, an OK english, my WRITING is HORRIBLE but some of you already UNDESTAND me with all my MISTAKES... People, try to be HAPPY and enjoy JOKES and SARCASM... In Venezuela the R word is USED commonly and by NO means is to OFFEND anyone... #Relax #DifferentCulture #Respect." What Juan Pablo is perhaps missing is that not only was his word choice offensive, the indication that all those with mental disability lack the competence to read and not feed themselves crayons is just completely outlandish. Juan Pablo needs a stern lesson in the way of the world, and even is defense of his tweet was lacking claiming the difference in language to be the major cause for concern. The implication and insensitive nature of the joke is offensive, in addition to his use of the r-word.

Juan Pablo’s apology/defense of this joke continued throughout the day with the singe dad also tweeting, "Some people need to TRAVEL and get around the WORLD... The US is a GREAT country but there is a LOT out there... #openyourmind #learnculture." His hastags may be the most telling pat of this apoplgy, which truly shine light on the issue of jokes of this nature. By urging most likely Americans and fans of The Bachelor” to “learn culture” Juan Pablo should take a piece of his own advice and realize that America is a very politically correct country that actively works to openly accept all people. Moreover the insistence to “open your mind” is truly laughable considering Juan Pablo himself is too ignorant to see what hurtful words and comments can do to those who are perhaps already suffering. Do I think he intentionally meant to offend anyone? No-but he should perhaps take some of his own advice and open his mind to the culture of the US and learn acceptance.

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