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Tracy Morgan's Mother Facing Home Foreclosure

January 31st, 2012 3:22pm EST
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Funnyman Tracy Morgan's estranged mom is facing foreclosure on her home after failing to make $25,000 in mortgage payments.

Alicia Warden, 61, lost her job in Ohio last year and she has since fallen on hard times.

The 30 Rock star's sister Asia Morgan has now called on her famous brother to step in and help after bank chiefs moved to reclaim their mother's house.

Asia tells the New York Daily News, "My mom's house isn't extravagant, but it's her home. Her health is failing. She has diabetes, and her legs are giving out on her. This would be a drop in the bucket for Tracy... My mother ...

Tracy Morgan Returning To Work After Fainting Incident

January 23rd, 2012 8:11pm EST
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Funnyman Tracy Morgan has thanked his hospital caretakers for their expertise and swift attention after fainting during a party in Utah at the weekend.

The star was being honored at the Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday when he reportedly collapsed outside the Park City venue.

Morgan was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and his representative later blamed the incident on exhaustion and altitude sickness.

And the comedian is wasting no time in getting back to work, assuring fans he has made a full recovery and is already back on his feet, ...

Tracy Morgan Hospitalized After Fainting At Sundance

January 23rd, 2012 8:08am EST
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Comic Tracy Morgan has been taken to the hospital after he fainted during an awards ceremony at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday.

The 30 Rock star was honored at the Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards in Park City, Utah and reportedly fell unconscious outside the venue after giving his acceptance speech, according to

An ambulance took the star to a nearby hospital for treatment and he was joined by his fiancée Megan Wollover.

The comedian's representative Lewis Kay has put the incident down to exhaustion and altitude sickness and dismissed reports which suggested the sta...

'The Help' Leads 2012 NAACP Image Awards Nominations

January 19th, 2012 2:40pm EST
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Critically-acclaimed drama The Help looks set to dominate the 2012 NAACP Image Awards after landing eight nominations.

The movie adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's bestselling book of the same name will compete for Outstanding Motion Picture against seven-time nominee Pariah, comedy Tower Heist, Jumping The Broom and The First Grader, while stars Viola Davis and Emma Stone will go head-to-head for the title of Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture.

The Help co-stars Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer and Cicely Tyson are also nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Actress field, alon...

Tracy Morgan Planning Kids With Fiancee After Summer Wedding

January 5th, 2012 7:45pm EST
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Comedian Tracy Morgan has opened up about his whirlwind romance with his new fiancee, revealing the two are eager to have children - despite their 18-year age difference.

The 30 Rock star met 25-year-old Megan Wollover last year and he proposed after a month-long courtship, announcing the engagement news last September.

And now Morgan, who was has three adult sons with his former high school sweetheart and ex-wife Sabrina, admits he's keen to add to his family.

He gushes, "She's awesome. She's totally with me. I love her. I was married for 21 years and I never thought I would get married...

Megan Fox Wears Sexy Thigh-High Boots While Christmas Shopping In West Hollywood

December 1st, 2011 9:00am EST
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We spotted Megan Fox shopping for some Christmas gifts at Madison boutique in West Hollywood yesterday. The actress wore brown leather heeled boots, black stretch pants, and a gray sweater.

Megan recently made her Broadway debut. Earlier this month she participated in "The 24 Hour Plays," which gave a group of actors, writers and directors 24 hours to come up with a script and prepare it for the stage. She starred in short play "The Maid" opposite Paul Bettany, Sarah Silverman and Tracy Morgan.

Megan stars in several upcoming films such as "This is Forty," "The Dictator" and "Fathom." H...

Megan Fox Makes Her Broadway Debut

November 16th, 2011 1:42pm EST
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Megan Fox took to the stage in New York on Monday night to mark her Broadway debut in The 24 Hour Plays.

The Transformers star was among a number of famous faces taking part in the charity theatre project, which gives a group of actors, writers and directors 24 hours to come up with a script and prepare it for the stage.

Fox made her New York stage debut as she appeared in a short play called The Maid opposite Paul Bettany, Sarah Silverman and Tracy Morgan, and she told reporters at the event she would never consider signing up for a proper Broadway production.

She says, "I don't have...

Tracy Morgan Proposed To Fiancée After Three Weeks Of Dating

November 8th, 2011 2:25pm EST
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Comedian Tracy Morgan proposed to his new fiancée just three weeks after meeting her on a blind date earlier this year.

The 30 Rock star, who turns 43 on Thursday, announced he is engaged to marry 25-year-old Megan Wollover at the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards in September, and now he reveals to New York Magazine that the proposal took place after a whirlwind romance.

He jokes, "I hypnotized her. She called me the Black Svengali!"

The couple plans to wed next year.

Morgan was previously married to his high school sweetheart Sabrina, the mother of his three adult sons. They separated in...

Tracy Morgan Is Engaged

September 19th, 2011 10:06am EDT
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Comedian Tracy Morgan is engaged to wed for the second time.

The "30 Rock" star married his high school sweetheart Sabrina in 1985, but they separated in 2001 and he finally filed for divorce from the mother of his three sons in 2009.

However, he's set to exchange vows once again - and he introduced fans to his new fiancee, known only as May, on the red carpet at the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday.

Morgan reveals they got engaged "six months ago", while his lucky lady tells E! TV presenter Ryan Seacrest of the proposal, "(It was) in San Francisco. It was actually pretty traditional...

DVD Review: 'Tracy Morgan: Black And Blue'

August 5th, 2011 10:15am EDT
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Tracy. Morgan. Comedy. Nuff said. Check out the DVD specs below for the HBO special "Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue."

Title: "Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Tracy Morgan

Director: John Moffitt

Rating: Unrated

Runtime: 60 minutes

Release Company: HBO Home Video


The Flick: Seeing and hearing Tracy on many different venues, from his legendary appearances on the Howard Stern show to his work on "30 Rock," I was actually surprised at how unimpressed he comes off in this HBO special. Doing stand-up from Harlem’s World Famous Apollo ...

Tracy Morgan Stirs Up Controversy Again With 'Retard' Jokes

June 29th, 2011 11:19am EDT
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TV funnyman Tracy Morgan has sparked controversy again after joking about mental and physical disability in his stand-up act on Saturday.

The 30 Rock star prompted outrage earlier this month after making a series of remarks about homosexuality during a comedy gig in Nashville, Tennessee. However, less than three weeks after apologizing for his comments, Morgan has come under fire once again.

Appearing onstage at New York City comedy club Carolines on Broadway, the actor told the crowd, "Don't ever mess with women who have retarded kids. Them young retarded males is strong. They're stro...

Tracy Morgan Makes Amends With Angry Gay Activists In Tennessee

June 21st, 2011 10:07pm EDT
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Funnyman Tracy Morgan has met with gay and transgender youths in Nashville, Tennessee 18 days after he upset fans there with homophobic remarks during a stand-up comedy show.

The 30 Rock star was reprimanded by gay rights groups for suggesting he'd "stab" his son if he found out he was gay during his routine on June 3 and has since apologized for the ill-judged remark.

He also agreed to meet with homeless gay teens in New York on Friday in an effort to show gay rights groups he truly was sorry.

The meeting at the Ali Forney Center was arranged by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defa...

Tracy Morgan Meets Homeless Gay Teens In New York

June 19th, 2011 10:04am EDT
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Comedian Tracy Morgan met with homeless gay teens in New York on Friday, two weeks after upsetting activists with homophobic comments during a stand-up routine in Nashville, Tennessee.

The 30 Rock star has apologized for his remarks and agreed to meet with youths disowned by upset parents as a way to show gay rights groups he truly was sorry.

The meeting at the Ali Forney Center was arranged by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.

Morgan plans to return to Nashville next week to apologize directly to the fans he offended with his homophobic remarks.

Tracy Morgan: 'I'm Sorry For What I Said...I Didn't Mean It'

June 14th, 2011 8:31am EDT
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Disgraced comedian Tracy Morgan is planning to return to the city where he upset gay rights activists with homophobic remarks to speak out in support of homosexuals.

The funnyman caused a storm of protest when he took to the stage at Nashville, Tennessee's Ryman Auditorium for a comedy show on June 3, and made a series of offensive comments about homosexuality, joking that he would "stab" his son if he discovered he was gay.

The story hit the headlines and invoked the wrath of gay rights groups, with a representative for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) urging Morga...

Tracy Morgan Wants To Take Part In Gay Rights Rally

June 13th, 2011 11:30pm EDT
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Controversial comedian Tracy Morgan is urging gay rights leaders to invite him to a pride rally, so he can prove he's truly sorry for his recent homophobic remarks.

The 30 Rock star hit the headlines last week after making a series of offensive comments about homosexuality during a stand-up show in Nashville, Tennessee.

He has since apologized for the scandal, admitting he went "too far" and insisting his choice of words were "not funny in any context."

A host of Morgan's TV co-stars have since come forward to condemn his actions, including Cheyenne Jackson, Margaret Cho and 30 Rock crea...

Margaret Cho 'Hurt' By Tracy Morgan's Homophobic Rant

June 13th, 2011 3:43pm EDT
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Gay comedienne Margaret Cho has spoken out about funnyman Tracy Morgan's recent homophobic remarks during a stand-up show, revealing she was left "really hurt".

Cho, who has worked with Morgan on TV show 30 Rock, was stunned when she heard the funnyman had made a series of offensive comments about homosexuality at a show in Nashville, Tennessee.

Morgan has since apologized for his remarks, but Cho insists the fact that someone she knows took aim at her community was a big blow.

She tells Access Hollywood Live, "I was really hurt by it. Anytime anybody says anything homophobic in an con...

Chris Rock 'Offended' By Tracy Morgan's Comments

June 13th, 2011 12:42pm EDT
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Chris Rock has taken aim at Tracy Morgan for his controversial gay jokes after initially defending the troubled TV funnyman.

The 30 Rock star hit headlines last week after making a series of offensive comments about homosexuality at a stand-up show in Nashville, Tennessee.

Rock initially defended Morgan, telling fans in a post on, "I don't know about you, but I don't want to live in (a) world where Tracy Morgan can't say foul inappropriate s**t."

However, the comedian has now backtracked after reading Morgan's remarks and his subsequent apology, and he made his feelings cle...

Tracy Morgan Wins Acting Award At Monte Carlo Festival

June 13th, 2011 7:48am EDT
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Tracy Morgan has won a top acting prize at the Monte Carlo Television Festival, just days after controversial jokes in his stand-up show sparked outrage in the U.S.

The 30 Rock star came under fire from gay rights activists after making a series of offensive comments at a comedy show in Nashville, Tennessee on June 3rd, and he publicly apologized last week.

However, he was given a boost on Friday when he was named Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series at the 51st Monte Carlo Television Festival's Golden Nymph Awards.

The funnyman was not present at the event, where Jon Hamm was also fe...

Tina Fey Says Tracy Morgan 'Is Not A Hateful Man'

June 12th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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Tina Fey has defended Tracy Morgan after he caused controversy with a series of gay jokes in his stand-up show, insisting her "30 Rock" co-star is not a "hateful man."

The comedian took to the stage at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, for a comedy show on June 3, but the fun ended when Morgan made a series of offensive comments about homosexuality, telling the crowd he would "stab" his son if he was gay.

Morgan issued an apology after the story hit the headlines and invoked the wrath of gay rights groups, stating: "I want to apologize to my fans and the gay & lesbian community fo...

Tracy Morgan Apologizes For Homophobic Rant

June 10th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
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Tracy Morgan has apologized following an angry response to his homophobic rant during one of his stand-up acts.

A detailed account of the night written on Facebook by a man named Kevin Rogers was brought to the media's attention. You can read it here (warning: strong language).

The outcry is mainly over a portion of the act wherein Tracy said "that the gays needed to quit being p—ies and not be whining about something as insignificant as bullying," as well as "if his son that was gay he better come home and talk to him like a man…or he would pull out a knife and stab that little [n-----] ...

Theatre Bosses Lament Tracy Morgan's Controversial Show

June 10th, 2011 11:31am EDT
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Tracy Morgan's controversial show in Nashville, Tennessee last week has prompted venue bosses to voice their "regrets" to any theatre-goers who were offended by his stand-up set.

The 30 Rock star took to the stage at the city's Ryman Auditorium for a comedy show, but the night is said to have turned sour when Morgan allegedly made a series of offensive jokes about homosexuality.

The story subsequently hit headlines and invoked the wrath of gay rights groups, with a representative for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLADD) urging Morgan to change his act: "We call on him...

Tracy Morgan: 'Charlie Sheen Ain't Funny To Me'

April 27th, 2011 8:20am EDT
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Funnyman Tracy Morgan has taken aim at troubled star Charlie Sheen, accusing him of failing to be a good father to his young children while he continues his one-man-show tour.

The former Two and a Half Men actor has dominated headlines this year following a number of incidents, including hospitalizations, rehab and being axed from the hit TV show.

Sheen is currently locked in a custody battle with estranged wife Brooke Mueller over their twin boys, while he also has two daughters with ex-wife Denise Richards - Sam, seven, and Lola, five.

30 Rock star Morgan has now slammed the actor f...

Sherri Shepherd Dishes On Tracy Morgan's Love For Big Girls, Connecting With Tina Fey Over Breast Pumps & More

March 17th, 2011 12:30pm EDT
Sherri Shepherd is one of the busiest and active women in the entertainment industry. Aside from being a co-host on the popular daytime talk show, The View, the television personality is also a mom, fiance, host of the Newlywed Game and a recurring character on the NBC series 30 Rock.

The Emmy award winner has made several appearances on the hit show, 30 Rock, as Angie, the wife of Tracy "Tracy Jordan" Morgan, and tonight the comedienne will make her return for the highly anticipated "Queen of Jordan" episode.

In a recent Q&A session, the talk show host dished on tonight’s episode, ...

Tracy Morgan Feels 'Brand New' After Kidney Transplant

January 31st, 2011 11:29am EST
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Tracy Morgan has confirmed he is "feeling great" after his recent kidney transplant and was up and about just four days after the operation.

The 30 Rock star, who suffers from diabetes, underwent surgery in December and he made his first public appearance since the operation at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. Morgan reveals he recovered very quickly and was well enough to attend a New York Knicks basketball game just days after the operation.

He tells Access Hollywood, "I'm feeling great. I'm feeling brand new. Brand new... I was ready to go to work four days la...

TV Producers Apologize For Tracy Morgan's Sarah Palin Comment

January 28th, 2011 8:44am EST
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TV bosses have issued an apology after Tracy Morgan made a lewd remark about former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on live TV.

The 30 Rock star stunned viewers with the comment about the former Alaskan governor during his appearance on the Inside The NBA broadcast on Thursday.

Host Charles Barkley asked the funnyman, "Sarah Palin's good looking, isn't she?" prompting Morgan to reply, "Now let me tell you something about Sarah Palin man, she's good masturbation material. The glasses and all that? Great masturbation material."

Turner Network Television officials were flooded wi...

Kevin Smith Blasts Bruce Willis Over 'Cop Out' Role

January 24th, 2011 8:18am EST
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Director Kevin Smith has launched a scathing attack on Bruce Willis, branding the actor "soul crushing" to work with.

The Die Hard star led the cast of Smith's 2010 comedy Cop Out, but the film was panned by critics and the moviemaker subsequently compared the scathing reviews to "bullying". Smith has now revealed he was unimpressed with the actor's attitude on set and his alleged reluctance to promote the picture.

Speaking on comedian Marc Maron's podcast, Smith says, "It was difficult. I've never been involved in a situation like that where one component is not in the box at all. It w...

Tracy Morgan Recently Had A Kidney Transplant

December 21st, 2010 8:16am EST
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Comedian Tracy Morgan is recovering after undergoing a successful kidney transplant earlier this month.

The "30 Rock" star, who suffers from diabetes, will spend the holidays recuperating from the surgery, but his health issue will not keep him away from the cameras for too long - he will only miss two episodes of the hit TV sitcom.

His representative tells, "Tracy is doing well and taking some much needed time to recover after the surgery. He is looking forward to going back to work after the holidays."

Morgan isn't the only "30 Rock" castmember to need a new kidney - his ...

Tracy Morgan: 'I Would Make The Bullies Laugh To Keep Them Off Of Me'

November 15th, 2010 10:20am EST
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Tracy Morgan credits his comedy career with enduring years of childhood torment - because he fought off bullies by making them laugh.

The 30 Rock star grew up in a rough part of Queens, New York, and admits he was subject to harsh jibes from neighborhood bullies, who teased the actor and his disabled brother.

However, Morgan soon learned how to use his comedy values to his advantage - and it fast became an effective "defense mechanism."

He explains, "My oldest brother was born crippled. Sometimes kids can be mean so I couldn't go get my big brother - he was crippled. I would make the b...

Tina Fey Receives The Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

November 10th, 2010 7:54am EST
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Tina Fey's 30 Rock cast and her Date Night co-star Steve Carell were among the comic stars who came together to honor the funnywoman as she picked up the coveted Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Tuesday.

The Emmy Award-winning comedienne was feted in a ceremony at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., and the audience was packed with colleagues from her former show Saturday Night Live and current TV project 30 Rock.

Fey's movie co-star Carell took to the stage to present his pal with the prize, describing her as "a pretty cool cucumber" and adding, "She d...

'30 Rock' Brings In Queen Latifah, Gears Up For 'Live' Episode In October

September 21st, 2010 10:30am EDT
Get ready to curl up on the couch in a Slanket: the new season of '30 Rock' kicks off with a brand new episode Thursday, Sept. 23 at 8:30 EST.

Last season ended with Liz meeting a possible Mr. Right (Matt Damon); Jack discovering Avery (Elizabeth Banks) is pregnant; Tracy expanding his family; and Kenneth getting fired. So can we expect a resolution for any of these story lines?

In a conference call, Actor Jack McBrayer says Kenneth will get to explore life after TGS, and "it's fun to see how the NBC employees are dealing with [his] departure." He also says Kenneth will be seen wearin...