To his credit, Gerry handled himself in a classy, professional manner.
"How the [expletive] are you tweeting from prison? you sick [expletive]," read one tweet.
To which Gerry responded, "Instead of lobbing F-bombs at me, any chance you might click on my bio and notice I'm not related to JS? Thanks."
Another wrote: "I hope you rot in hell, creep!"
Gerry responded, "You may not wish a destiny in hell for me, if you noticed I'm Gerry, not Jerry. No relation. Hell seems a little extreme for me."
The broadcaster also received a significant number of tweets from people admiring the way he was handling the situation.
At one point, he wrote, "I really do appreciate those of you who have helped me inform the world of the powerful difference between the letter G and the letter J."
It may be the biggest wardrobe malfunction since Janet Jackson's revealing gaffe at halftime of Super Bowl XXXVIII.
On Thursday, swimmer Cody Miller was doing a few squats while warming up for the 200-meter breaststroke at the U.S. Olympic Trials when his skintight trunks split down the back, giving the crowd an eyeful.
To makes matters worse it happened minutes before the race was to go off.
"I thought, ‘Screw it,' I was going to go," Miller told the Associated Press. "I was that ready."
A meet official stepped forward, however, and allowed Miller to wrap a towel around himself and do a quick change.
"Cool, people are going to know my name now," he said. "I'm going to have a lot of text messages."
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