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Tracy Morgan

I'll Kill My Son

If He Acts Gay

6/10/2011 6:07 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"30 Rock" star Tracy Morgan is under some very serious fire this morning -- after reportedly spewing some disgusting homophobic "jokes" during a performance in Nashville last week.

Tracy Morgan Homophobic

According to reports, Morgan took the stage at the Ryman Auditorium (pictured above) and went off about gays -- saying, "Gays need to quit being p**sies and not be whining about something as insignificant as bullying."

He added, "Gay is something that kids learn from the media and programming."

When talking about the possibility of his son being gay -- Tracy said he "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**ger to death."

Afterward, Tracy told the crowd, "I don't "f*cking care if I piss off some gays, because if they can take a f*cking d**k up their ass ... they can take a f*cking joke."

After the performance, the Ryman Auditorium issued a statement on the performance saying, "The Ryman Auditorium regrets that people were offended by statements made by Tracy Morgan during his June 3 appearance."

The statement continues, "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."

It's not the first time Morgan has ignited controversy over homphobic material -- back in 2009, a bunch of people reportedly walked out of his show at Carnegie Hall after he said being gay was a "choice."

So far, no comment from Morgan's camp.






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Am I Bugging You Am I Bugging You

So we live in a society now where you can't tell jokes that might offend some people? Get me off this planet.

writenow writenow

Tracy Morgan keeps saying Tina Fey "gets him." Well now. Are you listening Tina? Please "get him" off your show. Tracy Morgan is one very sick man.

Angela Angela

People don't LEARN to be gay from the media. That's just how they are born. What he said wasn't funny. It was rude and offensive, and shame on anyone who applauds that kind of behavior. I have now stopped being a fan of his.

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Am I Bugging You Am I Bugging You

So we live in a society now where you can't tell jokes that might offend some people? Get me off this planet.

writenow writenow

Tracy Morgan keeps saying Tina Fey "gets him." Well now. Are you listening Tina? Please "get him" off your show. Tracy Morgan is one very sick man.

Angela Angela

People don't LEARN to be gay from the media. That's just how they are born. What he said wasn't funny. It was rude and offensive, and shame on anyone who applauds that kind of behavior. I have now stopped being a fan of his.

Dave Dave

What an utter disgrace of a human being.

Annabel Annabel

We don't know whether Tracy Morgan is a homophobe or not. NO ONE on this board, or even commenting in the press, heard what was said or knows WHAT CONTEXT THE WORDS WERE SAID IN. Relax people. Tracy Morgan is an entertainer, and as anyone in entertainment knows, there are lots of gay people in entertainment. The man is probably NOT a homophobe, but sometimes even comedians get it wrong.

jeff jeff

I'm still waiting for his punchline.

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31.

Sloane    

he is a bit of a loose cannon with his "comedy"
can be highlarious or highly inappropriate
seems not to have a working filter between his brain and his mouth sometimes

1201 days ago
32.

CB    

BIGOTs come in all shapes, sizes, sexes and races. Tracy Morgan just proved it (along with 'Blake' and 'gossipgirl86'). I don't see a joke in anything he said.

1201 days ago
33.

GreekGirlsDoItBest    

@ abdz LOL

1201 days ago
34.

TMZ dont like me    

Welp, Tracy. You can kiss your wealth and your career goodbye now. Better take really good care of that spare kidney you got, because you won't be able to afford another one. Apparently, somebody wasn't paying attention when Isaiah Washington called T.R. Knight the f-word, when they were both still on Grey's Anatomy...

1201 days ago
35.

paigehop    

Further, the gay community is the most vile-speaking and intolerant group there is!

1201 days ago
36.

the Seeker    

speak the TRUTH brother.
Somebody finally gets it, so Glaad we have the freedom of speech in America
stop with the agenda and have some Tuna Harvey.

1201 days ago
37.

Jj    

...even if these are acts of trolling the TMZ forum, there is a disturbing amount of homophobic comments here.

1201 days ago
38.

Annabel    

We don't know whether Tracy Morgan is a homophobe or not. NO ONE on this board, or even commenting in the press, heard what was said or knows WHAT CONTEXT THE WORDS WERE SAID IN. Relax people. Tracy Morgan is an entertainer, and as anyone in entertainment knows, there are lots of gay people in entertainment. The man is probably NOT a homophobe, but sometimes even comedians get it wrong.

1201 days ago
39.

Annabel    

We don't know whether Tracy Morgan is a homophobe or not. NO ONE on this board, or even commenting in the press, heard what was said or knows WHAT CONTEXT THE WORDS WERE SAID IN. Relax people. Tracy Morgan is an entertainer, and as anyone in entertainment knows, there are lots of gay people in entertainment. The man is probably NOT a homophobe, but sometimes even comedians get it wrong.

1201 days ago
40.

crazy christmas pie    

gays might make up a lot of hollywood, but to say gays run it is a stretch--but that doesn't matter--openly gay people have a hard time in hollywood, particularly males, mainstream society doesn't accept gay leading men, unless they are being stereotypically gay queen sambos. . . .

1201 days ago
41.

Bojangles    

Don't see a joke in anything he said????

God forbid someone try to make a joke to relate to/ease the pain of the feeling that many parents (and I'm sure several in his audience) feel when their offspring tells them that they have an unnatural attraction to the same sex.

Come on, comedians do it all the time. The best comedians are the ones who can relate to every day problems that people face and make them humorous.

1201 days ago
42.

BDoll    

HE SHOULD NOT HAVE TO "APOLOGIZE" FOR A SINGLE THING!! When the gay group gets mad and make a celeb apologize for VOICING THEIR OPINION is the stupidest thing! An apology means nothing unless it comes from within, not forced out because the babies got mad. I do not understand why we cannot speak our minds about them! YOU CAN'T MAKE EVERYONE ACCEPT YOU FREAKS, be a little humbled about the homo lifestyle you choose and accept that you DO FREAKIN OFFEND SOME PEOPLE! GOD FREAKIN DAMMIT!

1201 days ago
43.

GreekGirlsDoItBest    

HE IS A COMEDIAN! GET OVER IT PEOPLEE! there are worse things going on in this world! to me, i feel illegal immigrants should be mad right now! even american Hispanics have less rights than gays. wasn't america built off immigration? hispanics can take jokes. gays should too. dont take yourself so seriously there is so much more to life than someones opinion and/or comedic performance.


obviously this is rated R for some people. get out in the world. yea it prob sounds bad on paper but its a comedy show! holy ****! george carlin would prob make u lil kids cry. i have nothing against gays but come on guys, dont get your tampon salted over this.

1201 days ago
44.

Good Friend    

I'll get over it, by boycotting this unfunny idiot.

1201 days ago
45.

Kari    

What a disgusting hate monger. Pathetic. And any father that would talk about killing his own child for any reason doesn't deserve to have a child. I feel sorry for his children. And he thinks bullying is insignificant? This guy just needs to crawl in a hole and stay there. He isn't very successful anyway---it's not like we'd miss him.

1201 days ago
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