Comedian George Lopez comes under fire for his 'joke' about killing President ...

George Lopez has been criticized for 'joking' about killing Donald for half of the $80million bounty that Iran has placed on the president's head.  

Over the weekend Iranian leaders called for a bounty to be placed on 's head following the killing of their military leader, Qasem Soleimani, last week. 

An organizer for Soleimani's funeral procession in Mashad called on all Iranians to donate $1 each in order to gather the $80million.

After news of the bounty made headlines, several people started sharing it on social media, including the Instagram page Chican World Star, which asked followers to comment their thoughts under the post. 

That's when Lopez joked in the comments: 'We'll do it for half.'

He was immediately met with criticism from supporters, including Diamond and Silk. 

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George Lopez (left in December) has been criticized for 'joking' about killing Donald (right on Sunday) for half of the $80million bounty that Iran has placed on the president's head

After news of the bounty made headlines, several people started sharing it on social media, including the Instagram page Chican World Star, which asked followers to comment their thoughts under the post. That's when Lopez joked in the comments: 'We'll do it for half' (above)

After news of the bounty made headlines, several people started sharing it on social media, including the Instagram page Chican World Star, which asked followers to comment their thoughts under the post. That's when Lopez joked in the comments: 'We'll do it for half' (above)

The social media personalities, who have been vocal about their support for since he was elected, took to Twitter to voice their concern. 

'It's time for Secret Service to pay George Lopez a visit!' they shared. 

Others chimed in and even called for Lopez to be arrested for making the comment.

'If an ordinary citizen said they would assassinate the President for money, the Secret Service would be at their door,' one user wrote. 

Another tweeted: 'RT if you believe the FBI and Secret Service should IMMEDIATELY arrest George Lopez for threatening to murder in exchange for $40 million!'

That tweet was retweeted more than 27,000 times. 

Lopez's representatives have since said the comedian was making 'a joke'. 

Meanwhile, others pointed out that comedian Ted Nugent made a similar 'joke' about former president Barack Obama and

He was immediately met with criticism from Trump supporters, including Diamond and Silk

He was immediately met with criticism from supporters, including Diamond and Silk

'Funny how Trumpers are

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