Tracy Morgan to Apologize in Nashville

The 30 Rock actor will speak to offended audience members
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 21, 2011 8:55 AM CDT
Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan speaks about his upcoming stand-up comedy special "Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue" at the HBO Summer press tour panel in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010.   (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

(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 meeting with members of the audience who were offended by his comedy routine and representatives from gay advocacy groups. Morgan was not expected to take questions during the news conference. (Morgan also is expected to participate in a GLAAD anti-bullying public service campaign.)

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