“I was scheduled to do a set on Ferguson today but the show runner unbooked me because of this tweet,” Buress tweeted Thursday, referring to his tweet Tuesday which stated “Yo @CraigyFerg last time I did your show you left set before I went on and I had an awkward fadeout situation.”
“I don't know if Ferguson had anything to do with the (cancelation). But it's pretty wack nonetheless...” Buress tweeted Thursday. “I hope that it was all the producers doing and not Ferguson. If ferguson made that call it would be 10 times as wack.
“Also I didn't pursue them for a set at all. The booker asked me. I haven't done stand up on late night in more than a year by choice. I'm more disappointed than angry. Unless my stream of twitter facts gets me blackballed from late night, I'll do a set somewhere else soon.”
It is unclear whether Buress, a former writer for NBC's "30 Rock" and "Saturday Night Live," assumed or was told the tweet was the reason his appearance was canceled, but it's evident Ferguson wants to make amends either way.
CBS and Buress did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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I was scheduled to do a set on Ferguson today but the show runner unbooked me because of this tweet. pic.twitter.com/fkyRpyvLwc— Hannibal Buress (@hannibalburess) October 4, 2013