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‘Conan’ Rep Ducks Questions Over Andy Richter’s Twitter Tirade

A representative from TBS’ Conan refused to comment Thursday on a Twitter tirade thrown by O’Brien sidekick Andy Richter against Breitbart’s John Nolte earlier this week.

“We prefer not to comment on the personal twitter accounts of staff members,” a spokesman for O’Brien’s show told Breitbart News in an email.

Richter issued a series of strongly-worded tweets attacking Nolte after his appearance on a radio program this week, where he argued that comedienne Amy Schumer called for gun control after the Trainwreck shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana because it happened to be the best way to advance her career.

Richter went on the offensive immediately, calling Nolte a “f***ing creep:”

After blocking Nolte on the social media service, Richter continued to go after him:

Breitbart News had sought comment from TBS about whether Richter would apologize for his incendiary tweets, or whether he would face discipline from the network for them.

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