America’s (former) “favorite dad” turned reviled sexual predator wished his Twitter followers a happy Father’s Day—from jail—and it did not go over well.

On Sunday (Jun. 16), Bill Cosby—or at least someone running his account—took to Twitter to make what was probably intended to be a well-meaning encouraging Father’s Day message.

The tweet also included an old clip of Cosby stressing the importance of fathers to the black family.

“Hey, Hey, Hey…It’s America’s Dad,” Cosby wrote. “I know it’s late, but to all of the Dads… It’s an honor to be called a Father, so let’s make today a renewed oath to fulfilling our purpose —strengthening our families and communities.”

Unsurprisingly, the tweet was not well-received.

Cosby was dragged and mocked for calling himself “America’s dad” when he repeatedly cheated on his wife and drugged women to take advantage of them.

Others simply couldn’t handle both Cosby and O.J. Simpson—who just joined Twitter—celebrating Father’s Day on the social media platform.

Amid the backlash, Andrew Wyatt, a spokesperson for Cosby, explained in a statement that Cosby requested the Father’s Day message be released on his social media accounts in support of a non-profit group, Man Up.

“Mr. Cosby’s (message) consisted of telling these men who have been incarcerated for many years, but are up for parole soon…to…take the word ‘disadvantage’ and remove the ‘dis,’ and start focusing on the advantage. That advantage is to be better fathers and productive citizens.”

Cosby, 81, is currently serving a multi-year prison sentence for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004.

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