Robin Williams angers Australia. Australia angers Alabama

Robin Williams angers Australia. Australia angers Alabama

A Robin Williams appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman has somehow led to a tiff between the leaders of Australia and Alabama, according to The Huffington Post. How? Let's break it down:

1) Williams appears on Letterman's show and calls Australians "English rednecks."

2) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd takes offense, saying this: "I think Robin Williams should go and spend a bit of time in Alabama before he frames comments about anyone being particularly redneck."

3) This led Alabama governor Bob Riley to say this: "I'm not sure if Prime Minister Rudd has ever been to Alabama. If he has, he would know that Alabamians are decent, hard working, creative people."

And there you have it. Feel free to go about your day knowing that there has been no talk of armed conflict over these outbursts.

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