"30 Rock" Star Tracy Morgan Reportedly Goes on Homophobic Tirade, Calls Gay People "Mistakes"

This is unfortunate news for fans of 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live star Tracy Morgan: the comedian reportedly went on a rant against gay people at a stand-up show in Nashville last week. The Advocate reports:

Audience member Kevin Rogers took to his Facebook page to describe the scene. Rogers said the 30 Rock star joked that “women are a gift from God and that ‘Born this Way’ is bullshit. Gay is a choice.” Morgan is said to have called gay people “mistakes.” Morgan said lesbians just hate men and don’t have real attraction to women, according to Rogers’ account.

On bullying in schools, Morgan is said to have advised gays to “quit being pussies” and stop whining. Then, Rogers said Morgan talked about killing his son.

“He said if his son … was gay he better come home and talk to him like a man and not [he mimicked a gay, high pitched voice] or he would pull out a knife and stab that little N (one word I refuse to use) to death,” Rogers wrote on Facebook.

For whatever this source is worth, TMZ says it "spoke with someone in attendance at the Ryman Auditorium ... who tells us Morgan's entire act was filled with offensive gay jokes ... explaining, 'It was the worst thing I've ever heard ... so not funny.'"

According to multiple accounts, some audience members egged Morgan on, while others booed him and walked out of the theater.

Not good. Not good at all. And unfortunately, this isn't the first time Morgan has tread into homophobic waters. According to The Advocate, Morgan also once told a crowd in New York City that being gay is a choice.

AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at June 10, 2011, 6:10am

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