‘The Office’ Star Rainn Wilson Apologizes For ‘Chestfeeding’ Tweet, Trans Activists Still Mad

‘The Office’ Star Rainn Wilson Apologizes For ‘Chestfeeding’ Tweet, Trans Activists Still Mad


Actor Rainn Wilson, who played Dwight Schrute on the iconic NBC comedy “The Office,” came under fire Wednesday after appearing to joke about politically correct language on social media.

Wilson had tweeted, “TIL you can no longer say ‘nursing or breastfeeding mother’ you have to say ‘chestfeeding person.’ Just FYI.” The offending message has since been deleted. Still, he was flooded with hateful messages, prompting an apology.

“Yesterday I tweeted a mean crack about breastfeeding vs chestfeeding. After speaking with some Trans friends and educating myself a bit more I want to apologize for the tweet. It was adding to misinformation and meanness. I’m sorry,” the actor posted on Twitter.

Yesterday I tweeted a mean crack about breastfeeding vs chestfeeding. After speaking with some Trans friends and educating

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