When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent. Proverbs 10:19
Several high-profile celebrities have learned this lesson the hard way. Most recently, Disney fired Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn over offensive tweets sent as far back as 10 years ago and as recently as six years ago.
I don’t want to argue about whether Disney was right to fire Gunn, or whether they should rehire him (there’s currently a petition). But I do think we can learn a few things from the unfortunate episode.