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Tina Fey

Tracy's Rant Was 'Violent,' 'Disturbing'

6/10/2011 5:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Tina Fey says she was disturbed by the "violent imagery" in Tracy Morgan's homophobic stand-up act in Nashville -- but insists her "30 Rock" co-star is not a "hateful man."


In a statement to TMZ, Tina said she's glad Tracy apologized -- but explained, "The violent imagery of Tracy's rant was disturbing to me at a time when homophobic hate crimes continue to be a life-threatening issue for the GLBT Community."

Fey continued, "It also doesn't line up with the Tracy Morgan I know, who is not a hateful man and is generally much too sleepy and self-centered to ever hurt another person.

"I hope for his sake that Tracy's apology will be accepted as sincere by his gay and lesbian co-workers at '30 Rock', without whom Tracy would not have lines to say, clothes to wear, sets to stand on, scene partners to act with, or a printed-out paycheck from accounting to put in his pocket."

NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt claims the network has warned Morgan about the incident -- saying, "Tracy’s comments reflect negatively on both '30 Rock' and NBC – two very all-inclusive and diverse organizations – and we have made it clear to him that this kind of behavior will not be tolerated."


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OK - The next best thing for him to do is to go into drug rehab!! He got addicted to pain killers from his kidney transplant! or The person that he received the kidney from was a homophobe and the DNA in the cells of the kidney are sending him messages that he hates GAYS and takes over his personality like Jekyll & Hyde!

1195 days ago

Howie Stern    

I guess this puts an end to my F, marry, kill routines!

1195 days ago


Embarassing the human race? Why? You sound like an unevoloved beast that can barely grunt out a sentence nevermind see the deeper objective of Tracy's dialog.

Go scratch yer balls some more dumbass...

1195 days ago


By the time this is all over they'll have Tracy Morgan turned homo for a paycheck.

1195 days ago


I for one am pleased as can be that Tina and NBC came down on his butt (no pun intended there). Anybody who thinks that free speech means they can say whatever the hell they want to, whenever and wherever they feel like it is sadly misinterpreting what free speech means. Tracy Morgan is a case in point.

1195 days ago


For the morons who cry free speech. Go to your boss tomorrow and tell him you hate him or you hope he dies. See how free speech works out for you after that

1195 days ago


its true if you cant control your "free speech" vomit amendment..then shut the hell up

-Go boston!

1195 days ago


Let's get Michael Richards, Tracy Morgan and Mel Gibson in a "Hell TV" sitcom -- so deserving.

1195 days ago


If you watch Family Guy and South Park you'd know Tracy's rants have nothing over both those shows. Those two shows are hysterical but many times I cringe and what's being said. So then it's fine and dandy with making fun of races, creeds and sexual orientation if cartoon characters say it?

1195 days ago


STFU! Tina!! You talentless piece of SH*T!! You are sooo corny. Not funny at all!

1195 days ago

Gsharon 710    

You people should view tapes of sold out comedy shows. Perhaps then you will not point the finger at one person. If he loses his job, I think he will still be able to eat.

Some people enjoy comedy shows and the people who want to take it serious should stay away. Don't grin and think you have won because some people understand C O M E D Y. DAM

Say whatever, do whatever, but comedy will go on. I don't particularly like a lot of comedy but I am not stupid enough to make a big deal out of a COMEDY SHOW.

THis is it. No more. What is coming will make some wish they had stfu about COMEDY. We have had enough tears, bitterness, hurts in all of our lives and if you haven't ....keep living.

Too much ado about nothing. VIEW SOME COMEDY TAPES then call out the hundred comics who say what they want and the place be sold out understanding it is comedy. Maybe not your kind, but then using exits for pleasure is not ours.

1195 days ago


How about the Hate Crime against Conservative women?

1195 days ago


Yeah, big words from NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt when '30 Rock' ratings are in the toilet and will be cancelled after this season. And if it wasn't for NBC executives giving Tina Fey payback, her show would have been cancelled a long time ago. Truth be told, Tina Fey is just as flighty and unbalanced as Sarah Palin.

1195 days ago


". . . and is generally much too sleepy and self-centered. . . "

Gosh, with friends like that who needs Gay enemies?

All talk. Watch, they keep him on the show.

1195 days ago


so, he's not acting~ what you see on 30 rock is actually who he really is~ Wow! He is actually that clueless and self centered AND ignorant~

1195 days ago
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