Tracy Morgan is beloved by millions for the crazy things he says on 30 Rock and in real life. But has the comedian gone too far?
During a performance last Friday night in Nashville, the actor went off on the gay community. It would be one thing if he had original, funny jokes to crack, but it's unclear where the humor was meant to lie in the following statements:
- "Gays need to quit being pussies and not be whining about something as insignificant as bullying.
- "Gay is something that kids learn from the media and programming."
- My son "better talk to me like a man and not in a gay voice or I'll pull out a knife and stab that little n-gger to death."
- "I don't "f*cking care if I piss off some gays, because if they can take a f*cking dick up their ass... they can take a f*cking joke."
In response, the folks at The Ryman Auditorium issued this statement:"The Ryman Auditorium regrets that people were offended by statements made by Tracy Morgan during his June 3 appearance. The Ryman does not control the content presented by people appearing on its stage, nor does it endorse any of the views of, or statements made by, such persons."
Morgan often pushes the limits. Just listen to what he once said about Michelle Obama.
But is this too much?