Former Seinfeld star appears to be very racist.
21 Stars Who Are Really, Really, Really Sorry!
17 Memorable Celebrity Apologies: Forgive and Forget?
A couple A-listers demonstrated the art of the apology this week.
First, Justin Bieber was caught on tape telling a racist joke (when he was 15 years old) - but the singer quickly released a lengthy, heartfelt apology, dismissing his latest scandal far more easily than other recent slip-ups.
Michael Richards Accused of Unleashing Serious Beatdown on Photographer
Michael Richards is known for the iconic role of Kramer on Seinfeld. Unfortunately, he's been in the news for some very unfunny reasons in recent years.
There was the infamous n-word rant in 2006. Now the actor is accused, via a lawsuit, of unleashing a serious beating on a photographer in L.A. last month.
Michael Richards Issues Apology to Couple of Dudes Seeking Attention
Look, we're not on the side of Michael Richards.
The guy obviously has some anger and tolerance issues.
Don't Worry, Michael Richards, Mel Has Your Back
We're guessing Mel Gibson was trying to help a fellow entertainer out. You know, one raving lunatic to another.
"I feel really badly for the guy. He was obviously in a state of stress," Gibson said about Michael Richards. "You don't need to be inebriated to be bent out of shape. But my heart went out to the guy."
Jamie Foxx Wants to Punch Michael Richards
He may have to get in line, however.
At some point, though, Jamie Foxx, the man who co-starred in Ali, would like to steal a pugilistic page from the most famous boxer of all-time.
More Michael Richards Madness: He Hates Jews, Too
The comparisons to Mel Gibson were inevitable.
When Michael Richards railed against African-Americans last week, we couldn't help but think of the Braveheart star that showed his disdain for Jewish people months earlier.
Jay Leno Rips Michael Richards
Despite an apology on The Late Show with David Letterman, Michael Richards should probably expect the backlash to continue for awhile.
Letterman's rival, Jay Leno, held nothing back in his monologues this week. A sampling of Leno's barbs:
Inside the Warped Mind of Mel Gibson... Er, Michael Richards
Well, that's not true. Even Mel would probably be appalled at Richards' racist tirade from the other night at the Laugh Factory comedy club. But perhaps a small part of Gibson was pulling for something like this... just so he could shed the label of Biggest Bigot in Hollywood.
Michael Richards Appears on David Letterman, Offers Weird Apology, Outlook on Race Relations
A day after his racist tirade was made public, Michael Richards publicly apologized.
Appearing via satellite (pictured) on The Late Show with David Letterman, the actor made some odd remarks. He acknowledged that such sentiment had the potential to "come[s] through and fire[s] out of me."
Seinfeld on Michael Richards: The Jerk Store is Calling
Any fan of Seinfeld is dismayed over the news that Michael Richards is a raving racist. Kramer's pratfalls and goofy expressions might never seem as funny as they once were.
So you can imagine how former co-star and sitcom namesake himself, Jerry Seinfeld, feels about the hate-filled diatribe. Actually, you don't have to imagine. Here's his statement: