Earlier today actress Katee Sackhoff—who played the gun-toting, tough-talking gender-bent Starbuck on Battlestar Galactica—tweeted about an incident in which a 4-year-old boy accidentally shot his father:

She followed up with a response to a fan advocating aggressive gun control:

A couple of hours later, she was down about 100,000 Twitter followers:

And finally a lesson learned (and tweeted to her 99,500 followers), but she sticks by her (literal and metaphorical) guns:

More Battlestar blogging here.

Via Washington Times.

UPDATE: Looks like Sackhoff was kidding when she said she lost half her followers. Twitter stats show she didn't take a net hit. She's actually up a few followers today. A Sackhoff fan emails to say "Katee jokes a lot."