Fox 29 Philadelphia anchor Joyce Evans probably stretched too far, though, with a tweet promoting Sunday night’s newscast. In the tweet she compared real-life the real-life shooting of six people to the fictional crime series:
Thought “Breaking Bad” was hot last Sunday? @FOX29philly See who’s breakin’ bad in SW Philly leavin’ 6 people SHOT – Tonite at Ten!
— Joyce Evans (@JoyceEvansFox29) October 7, 2013
The nearly 4,200 retweets of Evans’ post seem to be out of astonishment more than anything, if the replies are any indication. For example:
— Kate R (@kateritchie) October 7, 2013
Other commenters publicly scolded Evans for the tweet: