Tracy Morgan Under New Fire for Comedy Show Remarks

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Having apologized multiple times for his controversial stand-up routine in Nashville, Tracy Morgan returned to the stage a few days ago...

... and proceeded to get himself in more trouble.

Tracy Morgan in NYC

Performing in New York City, the 30 Rock star warned audience members not to "mess with women who have retarded kids" because "them young retarded males is strong. They're strong like chimps."

As the crowd groaned, Morgan joked about hooking up with "a cripple."

In response to these remarks, Peter Berns - CEO of The Arc, a nonprofit organization that serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities - has issued the following statement:

"Tracy Morgan should apologize immediately. This quote is far too offensive to be excused as comedy, and it is very hurtful to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Mr. Morgan has an incredibly powerful platform from which to fix this, and if he's learned anything in the last few weeks, he can't bomb this apology."

Should Morgan apologize for these new jokes?


Really? Lets not act like he is the ONLY one who jokes on special people. Lets just fire all the comedians if we're going to start bitching about the jokes they make. They all make jokes about people. That is what they are paid to do. Just because they say something in a joke doesn't mean they actually believe in what they are saying. It is called COMEDY. They talk shit to make people laugh. It's been the same thing for years and years, idk why all the sudden it's becoming a big deal. Get a sense of humor.


In the very Near future, Tracy Morgan should consider sticking to acting. His brand of comedy has shifted from the laughable to the questionable. In recent weeks he has made jokes as a "label" on different groups of people. When you start to label people, who have to have someone else intervene on "their behalf, then you are joking about the wrong group of people. Flip Wilson won raves playing the part of "Geraldine" back in the day. By all indications, Tracy Morgan is No Flip Wilson!!


WOW guess no comedian can ever tell a joke now! He might as well hang it up because hes gona have every group in the world after him now.


To the person below me, your obviously the idiot. Every comedian jokes about retards,gays, and just about anything and anyone else. Its COMEDY. Not meant to be taken seriously. You say he sucks? Well then every comedian must suck becauses thats most of the time all they joke about. Because he got in trouble for say something, now everything he says is bad. Its ridiuclous.


This idiot is not even funny. He has to use low-brow insults and stereotypes to get any reaction. Tracy Morgan sucks.


What's going on in this country????? Retards don't get offended...they're retarded. What has happened to Freedom Of Speech?


Seriously?this is getting rediculous! Leave him alone! All comedians say offensive shit all the time, stop being so p.c. And lighten up!


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