Tracy Morgan Pledges To Team Up With GLAAD: ‘I Know How Bad Bullying Can Hurt’

Photo: Tracy Morgan performs a stand-up comedy routine. (Getty Images)

Reported by MTV News

Earlier this month, comedian Tracy Morgan shocked many (including his “30 Rock” costar Tina Fey) with sexist and anti-gay remarks he made during a stand-up show in Nashville. And though he’s subsequently made several public apologies, admitting his comments “went too far and [were] not funny in any context,” he’s not finished atoning.

On Monday (June 13), Morgan spoke with representatives for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation–which had previously called on him to remove “these violently anti-gay remarks” from his show–and committed to meet with residents of New York’s Ali Forney Center, which provides housing and support to homeless LGBT youth and families who have lost children to anti-gay violence.

Morgan also committed to participate in GLAAD’s upcoming “Amplify Your Voice” public service campaign, which aims to combat anti-LGBT bullying, and, working with the Tennessee Equality Project, he will return to Nashville next week to apologize to audience members who were offended by his remarks.

Read the full story at MTV News.

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