Tracy Morgan allegedly goes on anti-gay rant
(CBS) A man named Kevin Rogers says he went to see Tracy Morgan perform stand-up comedy last week and, in addition to comedy, got a nasty homophobic rant.
In a commentary on Facebook, Rogers, who describes himself as a fan of Morgan's since his days on "Saturday Night Live," writes, "I figured at some point the gay jokes would fly and I'm well prepared for a good ribbing of straight gay humor. I have very thick skin when it comes to humor; I can dish and I can take."
Apparently even he couldn't take what he got; the headline of Rogers' note on Facebook is "WHY I NO LONGER "LIKE" Tracy Morgan - A MUST READ"
For instance, Rogers alleges,
"What I can't take is when Mr. Morgan took it upon himself to mention about how he feels all this gay s--t was crazy and that women are a gift from God and that "Born this Way" is bulls--t, gay is a choice, and the reason he knows this is exactly because 'God don't make no mistakes' (referring to God not making someone gay cause that would be a mistake)."
Perhaps the coup de grace for Rogers was when Morgan allegedly said,
"He said if his son that 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 alleges that Morgan said President Obama needed to "man up and quit being all down with this just because he has a wife and two daughters"; gays need to quit whining about bullying; and that there's no way a woman could be sexually attracted to another woman (she just hates men).
"He was truly filled with some hate towards us," writes Rogers.
Later in the note Rogers writes that some people were shouting things like, "You go Tracy" while others stood up and walked out.
The Huffington Post writes Morgan has gone on "homophobic tirades" before, referencing a 2009 performance at Carnegie Hall in New York (read that story here).
Celebrity Circuit has contacted Morgan's rep and NBC for comment on the alleged rant and will update this story if they respond.
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