Ken Jennings Of 'Jeopardy!' Fame Tweets Awful Wheelchair 'Joke'

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY - JANUARY 13: Contestant Ken Jennings attends a press conference to discuss the upcoming Man V. Machine 'Jeopardy!' competition at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center on January 13, 2011 in Yorktown Heights, New York. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)
YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY - JANUARY 13: Contestant Ken Jennings attends a press conference to discuss the upcoming Man V. Machine 'Jeopardy!' competition at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center on January 13, 2011 in Yorktown Heights, New York. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)

Ken Jennings may have won big with fans on "Jeopardy!," but his latest tweet may lose him a lot of followers and respect.

Known on Twitter for his smart and snarky tweets, Jennings tweeted an apparent "joke" on Monday that mocked people in wheelchairs:

Nothing sadder than a hot person in a wheelchair.

— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) September 22, 2014

It is unclear if Jennings' account has been hacked, but his followers have already tweeted their disgust at the 40-year-old television personality and author:

@KenJennings I just...how can you even think this is ok to say? I can't even express how many levels this can be hurtful on. Goodbye.

— Jordan Goldstein (@thetabyte) September 22, 2014

@KenJennings You're better than this.

— mostly charmless (@OopsNate) September 22, 2014

@KenJennings #unfollow

— Hafthor Stefansson ❎ (@hafthor) September 22, 2014

@KenJennings not funny, even in the slightest.

— Dan Carson (@okdan) September 22, 2014

HuffPost Entertainment contacted Jennings to see if he had any comment on the tweet; this post will be updated if and when he responds.

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