San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick thought he was being a funny guy when he posted this to Instagram:
“I warned you the #7tormsComing !!! #Houston,” he wrote, along with an image of cars submerged in water.
Suffice to say, his attempt at humor failed and his foot was firmly inserted into his mouth.
What Kaepernick didn’t know at the time was that 14 people were killed over the Memorial Day weekend during the disaster.
The star QB, who already deleted the post, took to a different medium, Twitter, to offer up an apology:
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) May 26, 2015