Tracy Morgan Appears Not to Have Offended Anyone in New York Last Night


There may have been no more fraught setting for Tracy Morgan's first stand-up appearance in weeks than Manhattan the night after New York became the sixth state to legalize gay marriage. The last time Morgan got onstage he offended a slew of gay-advocacy groups by saying homosexuality was a choice, that he'd stab his son if he were gay, and that gay kids shouldn't complain about being bullied. Ever since he's been on an apology tour, which meant last night's appearance was his first chance to excise the homophobic material from the show. And excise he did. EW reports that he briefly mentioned his trouble, “I know you’re waiting for me to address the controversy. I ain’t sayin’ s—, f——. What do I care? What do I get out of the deal?" but didn't try to defend his comments. Otherwise there was no callback to the offending material. He even added a “Gay, straight … I don’t care. As long as you’re happy," sign-off for good measure. [Inside TV/EW]