During a Monday afternoon press conference, Derrick Rose was asked about the Timberwolves' firing of Tom Thibodeau, who (as you almost certainly know) also coached Rose for five seasons in Chicago. Rose's answer started out in the same way that most athlete cliches before getting pretty dark in the final few words. Here, read for yourself courtesy of Minneapolis Star Tribune reporter Chris Hine's Twitter feed:

As per Hine, Rose told his skeptics to "kill" themselves again if they don't believe he's going to keep playing the same way he's been playing:

Here's a clip of the latter remarks from ESPN's Malika Andrews:

If you've consumed enough sports/celebrity content, you know where this goes from here. Shortly after Rose spoke to the media he took to Twitter to apologize, saying it wasn't meant literally: