Sarah Silverman’s comedy is bawdy and brawny and often takes a sharp turn to vulgar to make a point. She shocks with off-color jokes and gags and seems like a person who would not back down from a fight.
So when a man on Twitter responded to one of her tweets using a profane term for a female private part, her fans might have expected her to return fire. Instead, she wrote a series of sympathetic and compassionate tweets that the man said changed his outlook on life. Silverman then rallied her Twitter followers to help the man get medical assistance for his hurt back.
After his one-word tweet to her, which can not be reprinted in a family newspaper, she responded: “I believe in you. I read ur timeline & I see what ur doing & your rage is thinly veiled pain. But u know that. I know this feeling. Ps My …