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After anti-gay jokes, Tracy Morgan offends the disabled

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  1. It really does prove that he’s not very bright.
    Silly, silly and stupid man.

  2. Will people with disabilities who will criticise Morgan for these comments be labelled racist? Cause when the lgbt community voiced disapproval for Morgan’s gay slurs we were lectured to by some kid on Pink News as being racist. This guy is just trash.

    1. bearshaped 29 Jun 2011, 4:04pm

      I agree the guy is trash… but some of the comments posted here after his last fcuk up… clearly were racist. We really shouldn’t fight bigotry with bigotry. .

      1. staircase2 30 Jun 2011, 1:55am

        Agreed :o)

    2. oh i remember that idiot, spouting repetitive old drivel, it was so irrelevant anyhow, cause most were more interested in the “genderqueer” terminology and how it is part of trans community? Can’t recall what it said about lgbt racism.

    3. staircase2 30 Jun 2011, 1:54am

      It all depends on what they say doesn’t it….
      (and I don’t think Lola’s age has anything to do with anything – but then I don’t think you actually understand what you say half the time anyway either)
      Agreed – the guy is a complete numpty (there’s a lot of it about!….lol)

    4. Jock S. Trap 30 Jun 2011, 7:55am

      CMYB
      Yeah but that ‘some kid’ was an immtaure idiot who only wants to stop anybody debating by branding all ‘racist’ while in fact it has nothing to do with the issue.
      -
      What it does do is make that ‘kid’ the real racist and does nothing to help the causes of real racism and hatred.

      1. Staircase2 2 Jul 2011, 3:07am

        Actually far from ‘wants to stop anybody debating’, Lola’s commentary provoked more comments than any other thread I’ve ever seen on here.
        So how can you then say that she wanted to stifle debate? Clearly she wanted to CREATE a debate.
        I wish you lot would get over your jealousy – if you want that amount of attention yourselves then go write something thought provoking – as opposed to thought-poking….

    5. PumpkinPie 30 Jun 2011, 3:07pm

      The people with disabilities who use racism in retaliation for Morgan’s comments will be labelled racist. Sounds fair to me. Do you have any problem with that?

  3. Low IQ Entertainment – Your TV channel for the stupid and dumb. It would have sports – wrestling, footie… –, reality TV, comedy shows, soaps, Katie Price, crime shows….

  4. Typical Bully behavior , This man seriously must be band from making any performances either on stage or television …..

    1. Alf N. Spit 29 Jun 2011, 7:06pm

      Band?

  5. *face palm*

  6. only shows he either hasn’t learnt or that his apology after the homophobia was a fake-ass attempt to save face

    1. Jock S. Trap 30 Jun 2011, 7:57am

      Yep and the worst thing is he clearly is only thinking of the headlines of his actions not the consequences.

  7. Spiritbody 29 Jun 2011, 4:26pm

    I dont understand any of this Tracy Morgan stuff. He’s a stand up comedian! Some stand ups have always done this kinda stuff. Some see it as part of their job. Why does he keep apologising for it? None of his contemporaries or ‘controversial’ comedians that went before him ever apologised. We never really expected them to. Why is this guy getting treated differently? I mean, dont get me wrong, its not MY type of comedy. I think its trash. But Ive always been aware that there are comedians that do close to the knuckle stuff, or even downright offensive stuff. But if they see that as their style then thats their style. He must be apologising cos he’s saying this stuff out of mindlessness and then regretting it. Not out of artistic expression. Which really does make him an idiot.

    1. Alf N. Spit 29 Jun 2011, 5:00pm

      It’s childhood playground humour, not funny to anyone over the age of 10; this guy is old enough to know better. But hey it gets him a lot of press and gets him known, even Pink News is helping to make him famous with even more publicity. As for apologies, they are meaningless if he keeps doing the same thing to different minority groups.

      1. David Myers 1 Jul 2011, 9:41pm

        No fake appologies this time. Fire him from 30 Rock!

    2. There’s a difference to close to the knuckle stuff and this Frankie Boyle did close to the knuckle stuff but he wasn’t anywhere as near as offensive as this idiot…. Well until he did that really out of order joke about the kid with downs syndrome.

      1. Jock S. Trap 30 Jun 2011, 8:00am

        Was about to mention Frankie Boyle.
        -
        I think the best comedians can be edgy and controversial but without being offensive to know who are just easy targets for a cheap laugh.

        1. being edgy is actually is quite clever cos its a thin line between being edgy and being offensive and you have to be able to judge that line but this guy isn’t even trying to aim for edgy he’s just offensive

          1. Jock S. Trap 30 Jun 2011, 10:27am

            I agree.
            I think he’s going along the line of any publicity is good publicity.
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            Me thinks he’s heading for almighty fall… with any luck anyway.
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            Who is he again?

    3. He’s being treated differently because he’s flavor of the month for the politically correct bloggers who cant resist being outraged at something. Tracy Morgan might be an idiot but so are certain people calling for a comedian to get fired from a sitcom for doing comedy. You don’t find it funny? Move on and dont support his show. 30 has sucked for awhile now anyway.

  8. Alf N. Spit 29 Jun 2011, 5:05pm

    Who is this guy anyway? Would never have heard of him or his daft opinions if it weren’t for Pink News. Do we really need to know?

    6 of the top stories here are about American News, ok some are important, but there are other more interesting and less polarised countries in the world.

  9. spAsTic lEgs 29 Jun 2011, 5:32pm

    But ‘retards’ has never been a phrase to describe disabled people. It just means ‘stupid’, like ‘moron’ does. People need to grow a fukcing backbone. Or get a shoulder brace.

    1. GO away

      1. spAsTic lEgs 29 Jun 2011, 6:56pm

        Have you got a retard in the family, by any chance? Or are you the retard? Tell me.

        1. staircase2 30 Jun 2011, 2:00am

          ‘retard’ is one of those words which actually says more about the person saying it than it does about the condition of the person its supposed to be aimed at…
          (and the only true ‘retardation’ is generally ‘emotional’)
          Its WAY overused in the US along with lots of other words – odd that the country that invented PC should be so backward in terms of the words that its citizens use to describe each other. But then America as a country is generally and historically socially very unaware (odd given how diverse its population is).

    2. ‘Retarded’ was the term used for anyone with a mental disability for many many years.

    3. David Myers 1 Jul 2011, 9:42pm

      Troll!

  10. The man is trash. Most comedians are depressives this guy is trying to find someone lower than hhimself to feel better.

    And the head line “the disabled” is just as bad. disabled what? It’s like saying the gays or the blacks

    1. spAsTic lEgs 29 Jun 2011, 6:57pm

      Well what word do you want to use, Mr Touchy? What a mong you are.

      1. ouch such a deadly wit. you must be your mums pride and joy

        1. staircase2 30 Jun 2011, 2:00am

          I doubt it lol

  11. This oaf is getting tons of free promotion. Ignore the idiot.

  12. I wonder what Lola thinks. Perhaps we will get another well round article from her.

    1. staircase2 30 Jun 2011, 2:01am

      What a steaming crock of poo (I take it you don’t have anything else to say? lol)

      1. Yes, well…. erm thank you for that. Glad to see you are still thinking about what you say before posting and having an understanding it says as much about you as you have to say about the other poster.

        I’ll give you sometime to digest that.

  13. Rich (original) 29 Jun 2011, 8:50pm

    Modern homosexuals are so nasty that they deserve more then jokes – total condemnation!

    1. From you thats a compliment

    2. staircase2 30 Jun 2011, 2:03am

      As opposed to the old-school historic variety you mean? lol
      Gay people ALREADY get total condemnation you numpty!
      Anyway – what you doing spending so much of your free time on a gay news site if you are so anti-gay?
      Getting turned on by the semi-naked men are we? lol
      ….Does your mother know? lol

    3. Jock S. Trap 30 Jun 2011, 10:30am

      ooooh, Get ‘er!!
      Madam’s at it again I see.

    4. “Modern homosexuals are so nasty that they deserve more then jokes – total condemnation!”

      LOL! Well, not by you, and not today, my bottom feeder friend…. you haven’t the power to think let alone affect out lives.

  14. Jock S. Trap 30 Jun 2011, 7:52am

    Round Two.
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    Where will his PR team send him next to mop up his verbal mess?

    1. I made reference in a previous Tracy Morgan post… PR teams can help change your image! “But you have to want to change!” Tracy Morgan may publicly appear to want to change “but does he?” being the lose canon he is we can only hope he will blow his career apart… the sooner the better. On the brighter side hopefully his negative rants have provoked peoples thoughts about their own conduct and they will want personal change, after all examples of what we don’t want to be is guided by our consciences.

  15. burningworm 30 Jun 2011, 8:51am

    I admit that Tracy Morgan is no Richard Pryor.

    I’m not defending the language just the format.

    Go to a comedy club. Search youtube.

    This form of comedy is very old and people laugh for a myriad of reasons.

    The comedian Lisa Lampanelli is a foul mouthed comedian, hit and miss for me.

    Its jokes, its comedy it is never personal or vindictive.

    GSH?

  16. PumpkinPie 30 Jun 2011, 3:17pm

    Mocking people with disabilities seems to be a serious problem in American media. Stuff that would get shows cancelled in Britain gets a free pass over in America and I can’t figure out why. They usually treat discrimination the same way we do (except anything to do with LGBTs, thanks to the large amount of religious fundamentalism over there), yet ableism is frequently tolerated. When even a country’s leader gets caught using the term “retarded” (seriously, Obama said that on The Tonight Show a few years back), you know there’s some issues that need to be tackled.

    1. Jock S. Trap 30 Jun 2011, 4:23pm

      I agree.
      There continues to be an acceptance to attack the more vunerable in society, the easy targets but with the US I do think it’s a case of can dish it out but can’t take it when given back.

  17. David Myers 1 Jul 2011, 9:35pm

    That’s it. Time to demand that 30 Rock fire him. If he thinks he can just shift his focus to whoever he thinks he can get away with demeaning next, because maybe they don’t have as strong a lobby as his previous victims, he’s totally wrong. Watch for petitions demanding that 30 Rock fire him and jump on board. This man has clearly not learned his lesson. He is a bigot and a hypocrit. Being a comedian is not a blank check, freeing you from responsiblity or accountability.

  18. I think a huge difference is being missed here. I never had a problem with comedians making fun of people, all people. Heck Don Rickles is one of the best. And that is what Tracy is doing here. If before he had been just making jokes about gay people, fine. But he was not, he was making a commentary how horrible they were and the basic threats towards an imaginary scenario about what he would do to a gay son. Not comedy.

  19. White Gay Guy 2 Jul 2011, 10:25am

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    PLEASE!

  20. Ron Graves 2 Jul 2011, 1:31pm

    A cretin with a girl’s name. Stop giving this waste of space publicity.

  21. I understand why people were appalled when he said he’d kill his hypothetical gay son. People getting outraged and calling for him to get fired from 30 Rock over a joke made by countlesss other comedians is ridiculous. Of course someone somewhere will take offense, that’s comedy for you. The PC police need to learn to laugh it off, let it go, or ignore it and stop being OFFENDED FOR everyone in society.

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