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Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart Over Crash

Lawsuit says company negligent in regard to truck driver

(Newser) - Tracy Morgan is suing Walmart over the crash that still has him struggling to recover after more than a month, reports CNN . Morgan and others in his limo say the chain was "careless and negligent" in regard to the Walmart tractor-trailer that slammed into their vehicle on the New...

Tracy Morgan Heads to Rehab
 Tracy Morgan Heads to Rehab 

Tracy Morgan Heads to Rehab

Comedian 'still has a long way to go,' says rep

(Newser) - Tracy Morgan is out of the hospital and into a rehabilitation center, his publicist announced today. The comedian is expected to stay at the undisclosed facility "for the next few weeks," the rep says, following the deadly traffic accident Morgan was in on June 7. "While he...

Driver in Tracy Morgan Crash Hadn't Slept in a Day

Meanwhile, Morgan is 'more responsive'

(Newser) - Tracy Morgan is still in critical condition after the six-vehicle crash that left one person dead Saturday, but the actor and comedian was "more responsive" yesterday, his rep said in a statement, calling it "an incredibly encouraging sign." Morgan, 45, suffered injuries including a broken leg, a...

Driver Charged After Crash That Put Morgan in ICU

Kevin Roper, 35, was at wheel of tractor-trailer: officials

(Newser) - The driver of a tractor-trailer that hit a limousine bus carrying actor Tracy Morgan has been charged in the incident, prosecutors say, via CNN . Kevin Roper, 35, of Georgia, has been charged with death by auto and assault by auto after the crash, which killed comedian James "Jimmy Mack"...

30 Rock's Tracy Morgan in ICU After Car Wreck

His limo bus overturned on New Jersey Turnpike

(Newser) - Comedian Tracy Morgan was seriously injured in a six-vehicle highway accident overnight, reports CNN . The 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live star remains in intensive care after the accident about 1am on the New Jersey Turnpike, reports NBC Philadelphia . Morgan's limo bus overturned near Trenton with six passengers aboard,...

Kimmel, Morgan Pull Emmys Prank, Tweets Pour In
Kimmel, Morgan Pull Emmys Prank, Tweets Pour In
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Kimmel, Morgan Pull Emmys Prank, Tweets Pour In

Jimmy gets Tracy to 'pass out'

(Newser) - Jimmy Kimmel pulled a little prank in the middle of the Emmys tonight, calling Tracy Morgan onstage and asking viewers to tweet, "OMG! Tracy Morgan just passed out onstage at the Emmys. Turn on ABC now!" He then made Morgan lie down and stay there as the next...

Tracy Morgan of '30 Rock' Hospitalized at Sundance Film Festival
 Tracy Morgan 

Tracy Morgan Hospitalized

Rep cites exhaustion at Sundance Film Festival

(Newser) - Tracy Morgan was hospitalized last night after he passed out at the Sundance Film Festival. The 30 Rock star seemed intoxicated as he accepted an award in Utah; afterward, he was escorted from the building, where he fainted, TMZ reports. An ambulance took him to a local hospital. A hospital...

Tracy Morgan: Retarded People 'Strong Like Chimps'
 Tracy Morgan: 
 Retarded Boys 
 'Strong Like Chimps' 

Tracy Morgan: Retarded Boys 'Strong Like Chimps'

Comedian apparently ready for a whole new controversy

(Newser) - Maybe Tracy Morgan is pranking his publicist for a new bit on Scare Tactics. In his first live performance since his infamous anti-gay rant earlier this month, the comedian smoothed over the scandal, but instead took aim at the mentally disabled. "Don't ever mess with women who have...

Tracy Morgan to Apologize in Nashville

The 30 Rock actor will speak to offended audience members

(Newser) - Comedian Tracy Morgan returned to the scene of the crime in Nashville today to issue yet another apology to the lesbian and gay community after an anti-gay rant during his June 3 show there drew fire. Morgan was scheduled to address reporters this morning at the Nashville Convention Center after...

Tracy Morgan: My Dad Died of AIDS

Apologetic comedian talks about bullying, losing father

(Newser) - After his homophobic stand-up rant made headlines, Tracy Morgan is taking things a step or two further than his original apology . He’ll work with GLAAD in Tennessee next week to protest the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill , will film a PSA, and will meet with gay...

Rep. Allen West Intern Fired for Pro-Gay Tweet

Anti-Tracy Morgan post was apparently not authorized

(Newser) - Another day, another Congressional Twitter controversy. An intern for Rep. Allen West, a Florida Republican who believes “gay marriage is an oxymoron,” was fired after retweeting an unauthorized, pro-gay message on West’s official feed on Friday, Roll Call reports. The intern retweeted an anti-Tracy Morgan comment from...

Chris Rock Backpedals on Morgan's Anti-Gay Rant

'Tracy Morgan is a tad off,' says Rock, 'we all know that'

(Newser) - Chris Rock is backpedaling after tweeting support for comedian Tracy Morgan, reports the New York Daily News . After Morgan got in trouble for joking that he would stab his son to death if his son were gay last week, Rock initially wrote that he would not "want to live...

Tracy Morgan Apologizes for Gay Jokes

They 'clearly went too far,' he says

(Newser) - Tracy Morgan is up with a quick apology after reports surfaced of a string of nasty anti-gay jokes he made on stage. "I want to apologize to my fans and the gay & lesbian community for my choice of words at my recent stand-up act in Nashville," he...

Tracy Morgan Blasted for Anti-Gay Rant

Says he'd stab his son over sexual preference

(Newser) - Tracy Morgan is facing serious heat for a violently homophobic diatribe he allegedly made at a stand-up show last Friday. According to an audience member’s account of the rant, the comedian said that if his son was gay, he’d stab him to death. For years, Morgan has said...

Tracy Morgan Zings Sarah Palin Again
 Tracy Morgan Zings Palin Again 

Tracy Morgan Zings Palin Again

New remark comes just days after TNT apologized for other comment

(Newser) - Just days after making a crude joke about Sarah Palin that had TNT executives apologizing , Tracy Morgan was right back at it. This time, he called the former governor a "MILF" while on E!'s red carpet special for the SAG awards yesterday. Actually, he said, "Sarah Palin,...

TNT Sorry for Morgan's Palin Masturbation Crack

'30 Rock' actor had called former governor 'good material'

(Newser) - Tracy Morgan, not too shockingly, said something shocking—and now TNT is apologizing for it. The 30 Rock actor told Charles Barkley that Sarah Palin was "good masturbation material" while appearing on Inside the NBA before last night's Knicks-Heat game. He’d been asked whether Tina Fey or Sarah...

30 Rock Star Tracy Morgan Gets New Kidney

Morgan to be absent from several episodes

(Newser) - Comedian Tracy Morgan is recovering from a kidney transplant and will be missing from several episodes of 30 Rock this spring. Morgan, a star of the NBC comedy's "show within a show," is doing well and taking some much needed time to recover after the surgery," a...

Death at a Funeral Can't Win 'Em All
 Death at a Funeral 
 Can't Win 'Em All 
Movie Review

Death at a Funeral Can't Win 'Em All

Some critics love offbeat comedy remake, some hate it

(Newser) - Critics are decidedly split on Death at a Funeral, Chris Rock’s remake of a British farce that’s a scant 3 years old. Here’s what they’re saying:
  • Death at a Funeral is proof that a well-made screenplay is indestructible,” writes Ty Burr of the Boston

Tracy Gives Jon Ridiculous Nickname
 Tracy Gives 
 Jon Ridiculous 
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Tracy Gives Jon Ridiculous Nickname

Morgan can't focus on a topic for more than 30 seconds

(Newser) - If Tracy Morgan’s interview on last night’s Daily Show is any indication, the actor is a lot like his 30 Rock character. His appearance, though ostensibly to promote his new movie, Death at a Funeral, instead centered around a $75 debt owed to him by Tobey Maguire. Morgan,...

Kevin Smith's Cop Out Aptly Named
 Kevin Smith's 
 Cop Out Aptly Named 

Kevin Smith's Cop Out Aptly Named

Bruce Willis-Tracy Morgan buddy pic falls flat

(Newser) - Kevin Smith was given the biggest budget of his career for Cop Out, but most critics found the send-up of '80s buddy-cop movies, which stars Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan, a waste of talent.
  • The movie is "foul-mouthed but not funny, bullet-riddled but not exciting, crammed with contrivances that

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