You hosted 'Reading Rainbow' for how many years and still capitalized "y'all"?

Oh, LeVar Burton. If it wasn't for the Internet, you'd probably have faded from view by now. But the kids who loved you on Star Trek: The Next Generation and their younger siblings who grew up with you on Reading Rainbow are the ones who rule the Internet, and so we raised you like Lazarus back to prominence on a wave of nostalgia. 

Then what did you do? You turned out to be an asshole, and made these comments on the same day Philip Seymour Hoffman died. You pissed off so, so many people. And at first, you didn't care:

Sources: The Daily Dot | LeVar Burton