The comedian-television host, known for doing word play and making jokes with double entendre, posted the following on his Twitter account:
News: NEPAL Earthquake-Major! In the philippines EPAL landslide-Great!— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) April 26, 2015
Sa mga nalibing sa Highest Point in the World dahil sa avalanche because of the earthquake in Nepal, May you EVEREST IN FREEZE !
Some of his Twitter followers didn't like the second tweet.
@AngPoetNyo seriously? Show some respect man.— Michael Angelo Rayco (@michaelrayco) April 27, 2015
@AngPoetNyo i respect u for ur comedic prowess sir pero that's very insensitive— Gill 2K (@gill2k) April 27, 2015
@AngPoetNyo i respect you sir but this is not the good time to make joke about it. Sorry.— Christopher Quijano (@c_quijano) April 27, 2015
.@AngPoetNyo How insensitive.— Myungsoo Is Straight (@putapIs) April 28, 2015
Joey de Leon responded to the comments, saying:
Bakit ganon sa twitter pag hindi nila nakuha joke or not o hindi sila nakaisip nung entry wala ka nang kwenta? I just condoled mga bobo !— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) April 27, 2015
Sa mga "righteous" dyan: Do not talk to me about respect for the dead. Kausapin nyo muna creatorsng Walking Dead at mga Vampire series !— Joey de Leon (@AngPoetNyo) April 27, 2015
In the past, Joey de Leon also invited controversy when he tweeted about Korina Sanchez and Typhoon Yolanda.