Originally posted on The Last Angry Fan  |  Last updated 7/31/12

English diver Tom Daley and his partner Pete Waterfield placed 4th in the men’s 10-meter synchronized diving event on Monday, a result that didn’t sit well with a number of people, Daley included, after a mistake on their fourth dive cost them dearly. But one person, a despicable and hateful person known on Twitter as @rileyy69, took things way too far by calling out Daley, saying he had “let his dad down” by not medaling.

For the record, Daley’s father Rob died of brain cancer in May 2011.

Daley responded to the hurtful tweet, but that didn’t stop @rileyy69. He continued spewing bile at the young diver, finally apologizing for being a coldhearted prick. Too little too late it seems, because according to the BBC, the 17-year-old was arrested in the Weymouth area on suspicion of malicious communications.

Here’s the full Twitter exchange, courtesy our wonderful friends at Cosby Sweaters (prepare to be outraged)…

Sometimes people are the worst. Here’s hoping that little obnoxious 17-year-old douchebag, whose Twitter account has been suspended, gets his comeuppance, and right soon.

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