Tim Allen goes viral for Biden prank

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Tim Allen has gone viral for a joke he made about President Joe Biden.

On Monday, the 69-year-old actor posted a tweet following Biden’s appearance on the CBS television magazine show “60 Minutes.”

“Biden was in 60 minutes. Heard you asked how long the show was,” Allen wrote.

Tim Allen has gone viral for a joke he made about President Joe Biden.

Tim Allen has gone viral for a joke he made about President Joe Biden.
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The “Home Improvement” student prank quickly generated controversy, with many of Allen’s critics criticizing him in responses.

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Several Twitter users accused the comedian of being “disrespectful” to the current president, while others derided the joke as “unfunny” and “silly.”

Online detractors also claimed that the Star of “Toy Story” it was “irrelevant” and “washed out.”

“I think the funniest thing Tim Allen has done in the last 20 years is assume he’s still relevant in some way,” one critic tweeted.

Some Twitter users claimed that Allen had been replaced as Buzz Lightyear in the latest installment of the hit “Toy Story” franchise due to comments like the tweet he posted on Monday.

“And this, kids, is why Tim Allen is no longer the voice of Buzz Lightyear,” one social media user wrote in part.

Although Allen had voiced the iconic animated character in the previous four “Toy Story” films, he was replaced by Chris Evans in the 2022 film. “Light-year.”

The cast change was met with criticism from Allen’s fans and several of his friends in the industry.

“Everybody Loves Raymond” alum Patricia Heaton criticized the move, writing on Twitter: “I watched the Buzz Lightyear trailer and all I can say is Disney/Pixar made a BIG mistake not casting my friend Tim Allen. for the role he originated, the role he owns.

“Tim IS Buzz! Why would they completely emasculate this iconic and beloved character?”

Some Twitter users claimed that Tim Allen had been replaced as Buzz Lightyear in the latest installment of the mega-hit.

Some Twitter users claimed that Tim Allen had been replaced as Buzz Lightyear in the latest installment of the hit “Toy Story” franchise due to comments like the tweet he posted on Monday.
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Allen’s former “Toy Story” co-star Tom Hanks told CinemaBlend he “didn’t get” the recast of Allen’s character.

For his part, the “Last Man Standing” actor said he decided to “stay out” of the Pixar prequel as it “had nothing to do” with his portrayal of Buzz Lightyear.

Meanwhile, some critics of Allen’s latest tweet made reference to his 1978 arrest for drug trafficking. Allen served nearly two and a half years in federal prison after he was found with more than a pound of cocaine at Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport in Michigan.

He avoided a possible life sentence after reaching a deal in which he provided the names of other drug dealers, according to Time magazine.

Allen reflected on his arrest and time in prison during a 2021 interview on the “WTF with Marc Maron” podcast.

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“I was an eff-up,” he admitted. She went on to explain that she had started drinking alcohol at a young age and that his substance abuse increased significantly after his father died in a car accident.

Tim Allen, pictured here in 2008, has said that he decided

Tim Allen, pictured here in 2008, has said he decided to “stay out” of Pixar’s prequel “Lightyear” as it had “nothing to do” with his portrayal of Buzz Lightyear.
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After his release from prison, Allen said he vowed to turn his life around. He has been sober for more than two decades.

Several Allen fans came to his defense after the uproar that followed his Tweet. Several Twitter users pointed out that the joke was quite innocuous.

“Really?…Twitter trying to cancel sitcom dad Tim Allen for telling a dad joke?…smooth as butter,” one user tweeted.

The “Santa Claus” star has yet to comment publicly on the Twitter controversy.

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