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7 'Fun Facts' From The Golden Globes

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The E! network decided to enlighten viewers watching the Golden Globes red carpet coverage with some "fun facts," one of them being about Michael J. Fox's Parkinson's disease:

We might have a different definition of "fun" in our dictionary. Of course, the network started receiving heavy criticism for their insensitivity. It didn't take long though for people to mock E! with their dark parody "fun facts" on Twitter:

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UPDATE 7:00 p.m.: E! has issued a statement to The Hollywood Reporter:

"We regret the insensitive classification of Michael J. Fox's Parkinson's diagnosis during our Eonline [sic] live stream. We understand the serious nature of the disease and sincerely apologize."

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