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Tracy Morgan's Controversy: The Episode, The Musical: VIDEO


Last year's Tracy Morgan controversy is about to reenter the public consciousness, via a 30 Rock episode, the HuffPost's Rob Shuter reports:

Tracy_morgan"Well, you know how a lot of their episodes mirror their lives ... They've incorporated [Morgan's rant] into the Tracy Jordan storyline," MSNBC's Thomas Roberts, who makes a cameo appearance on the show, said of a forthcoming episode. "Liz Lemon writes Tracy's apology on the show and says he's not a homophobe, he's an idiot. That offends idiots, so while NBC is being picketed by the LBGT community, now it's also being picketed by idiots led by Denise Richards. She's the leader of the idiots."

Roberts, an openly gay anchor himself, said Martin Bashir was originally supposed to be part of the show but dropped out due to an assignment conflict. That's when Roberts stepped in to be part of the episode that addresses an issue so important to him.

And coincidentally, a new web musical by The Battery's Down's Jake Wilson, Chase Peacock, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger has popped up online, and offers its own solution to the "Tracy Morgan Dilemma".

Make Tracy Morgan gay.

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Sounds like a great idea

    Posted by: Ryan Nix | Jan 12, 2012 10:31:14 AM

  2. Ahhaaaaa...Love it....YES YES!!! make that biotch GAY!

    Posted by: Johnny | Jan 12, 2012 11:26:56 AM

  3. I love 30 Rock but I think they are taking a big risk by using the Tracy Morgan incident as a plot for one of their episodes. I will have to wait and see the episode but I feel it will not air without some controversy.

    Posted by: KP | Jan 12, 2012 1:55:59 PM

  4. When a man jokes that little Gay children deserve stabbing to death, it is not fodder for humor. Both this forthcoming "30 Rock" episode and the snarky Web musical are inappropriate. Americans nowadays think everything is fodder for humor! Nobody knows when to be serious anymore. That's what I call idiotic.

    Posted by: Stuffed Animal | Jan 12, 2012 4:01:08 PM

  5. i forgive Mr. Morgan. I don't feel he's homophobic, but was indeed homo-ignorant: simply utterly disconnected from the very specific struggles facing LGBT people.

    he's done more in the wake of this scandal to rectify it than most others who get called out for doing the same thing.

    i think this is actually a good way to address it.

    notice, folks, that nobody has ever criticized Kevin Hart for his unfunny gay "jokes" , especially those on his best-selling comedy special "Seriously Funny"

    Posted by: Little Kiwi | Jan 12, 2012 4:14:30 PM

  6. So is the message NBC is trying to send that people who protest anti-gay bigotry are idiots? Or oversensitive?

    Posted by: Charlie | Jan 13, 2012 3:06:47 PM

  7. Is Tracy Morgan stoned when he appears on Talk Shows or is he just inarticulate?

    Posted by: jack | Mar 1, 2012 2:43:52 AM

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