Jacksonville pastor who wished death on Sarah Silverman is subject of viral tweet

Sarah Silverman tweet, Jacksonville pastor

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Comedian Sarah Silverman tweeted a video of Jacksonville pastor Adam Fannin where he called her a "God hating whore of Zionism....",  "...Satans scoffer...." and wished death on the comedian.

WHAT WE KNOW: 
  • Silverman said in the tweet, "This is Adam Fannin of the Stedfast Baptist Church in Florida and he is going to get me killed."
  • Silverman tweeted the video on Thursday in late afternoon; the tweet has been liked over 52,000 times and retweeted more than 17,000 times.
  • Fannin is referring to a 2005 comedy special called "Jesus is Magic".
  • Silverman says her joke was taken out of context.
  • In a video response by the current pastor of Stedfast church, Jonathan Shelly said, "Even though Adam Fannin, you know the broken clock is right twice a day, I'm not gonna sit here and excuse his railing but he is right that Sarah Silverman is wicked it is right that she's blasphemous."

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