Rebecca Watson Fired From SGU Podcast?

Reliable sources have provided a screenshot of the email confirming that Rebecca Watson (@rebeccawatson on Twitter) has been fired from the Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe podcast:

Dear Ian:

Thank you so much for your feedback.  We’ll be honest, this isn’t the first time we’ve heard about Rebecca being too fake. We take this very seriously and have now decided to fire her from the show.

The original can be found here.

6 Responses to Rebecca Watson Fired From SGU Podcast?

  1. Sarah Connor says:

    Pretty sure this was a joke post from SGU.

    • skepdigger says:

      Thanks for your comment, Sarah! Is there any documentation which supports that theory? Keep reading SkepDirt!

  2. Darren says:

    I thought this was a pretty obvious joke from SGU. Surely you’re not taking it seriously, SD?

  3. Greg says:

    Uh, that was posted BY Rebecca Watson of SGU…as a joke…

  4. The sarcasm is not strong with this one. How can you possibly take the wording as serious? They fired her for being too fake? *facepalm*

    • skepdigger says:

      Thanks for commenting, Timid Atheist!
      This reporter firmly agrees that there are people who just don’t get sarcasm. Oddly enough, many of them understand sarcasm when it comes from people they are fond of, but then take anything said against those same people with the utmost seriousness.
      Keep reading SkepDirt!

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