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Rainn Wilson combines date rape and Led Zeppelin in hee-larious Twitter joke

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Although a lot of people think Rainn Wilson's character on The Office — moon-faced narcissist/beet aficionado Dwight Schrute — is funny, Wilson himself has always kinda reminded me of that creepy dude in your ninth-grade English class who was always either making snarky comments about the teacher's pit stains, or jerking off to The Scarlet Letter's naughtier passages in the back of the room. Which is why I felt kind of validated but mostly horrified to see Wilson tweet the following earlier today: 

 

Nice one, Rainn! Joking about being date-raped to Led Zeppelin is a fab way to curry favor with female viewers of your upcoming spin-off, which is rumored to be premiering on NBC as a mid-season replacement next year. (And, to make matters worse, "Whole Lotta Love" isn't even one of the best Zeppelin songs. If you're going to make an asshole of yourself by joking about a soundtrack to be forcibly penetrated to, at least pick something off Houses of the Holy.)

To be fair, Wilson has since responded to the backlash resulting from the offending tweet, apologizing by tweeting: "Apparently my poorly conceived date-rape tweet upset a lot of folks. Not a good topic to joke about. Sorry & won't do that again." So it appears that Wilson has learned his lesson about TUI (Tweeting Under the Influence, with the influence in this case being profound stupidity). But he has yet to issue an apology for the fact that he spells his name with two Ns, so we still have that to hold against him.