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Ricky Gervais joined celebs calling for trophy hunting to be banned as social media slammed the Idaho fish and game commissioner, Blake Fischer, after he shared gruesome photos of his trip to Africa.
According to The Idaho Statesman, Fischer sent an email to more than 100 recipients, in which he boasted killing at least 14 animals, including four baboons, a giraffe, and a leopard during a trip to Namibia.
Gervais then tweeted:
Pauley Perrette added:
Tom Arnold shared:
Change.org also shared a link to a petition, which had already been signed by hundreds of people, calling for Fischer to be fired.
According to The Idaho Statesman, Fred Trevey, who was a commission member from 2007 to 2015, has reportedly asked Fischer to resign.
He’s said to have written in an email: “I’m sure what you did was legal, however, legal does not make it right.
“Sportsmanlike behaviour is the centre pin to maintaining hunting as a socially acceptable activity.”