Keith Olbermann apologizes for telling Twitter followers to make hunter’s life ‘a living hell’

TV Personality Keith Olbermann speaks onstage during the Olbermann panel at the ESPN portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 24, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.
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By 1010 WINS

JACKSON, Miss (1010 WINS) -- ESPN's Keith Olbermann has apologized to a Mississippi turkey hunter.

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Hunter Waltman, 22, killed a rare white turkey prompting Olbermann, a former MSNBC political commentator, to lash out on Twitter.

In a tweet that has since been taken down, Olbermann implored followers to make Waltman's life 'a living hell.' Olbermann also called on the Clarion Ledger to fire reporter Brian Broom for writing about the kill.

Waltmann filled Broom in on what happened, and said he'd been verbally attacked as a result. Brass at the Clarion Ledger said it was Olbermann who was wrong; executive editor Sam R. Hall called the threatening message a 'fireable offense.'

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