Tracy Morgan returns to Nashville for further apologies [video]
Tracy Morgan returned Tuesday to Nashville, the site of his June 3 stand-up act that contained anti-gay jokes making light of violence aimed at the LGBT community.
Speaking at a press conference with Kevin Rogers, the gay fan who'd been at the show and recounted the comic's upsetting remarks on Facebook, Morgan touched on his recent educational tour with GLAAD and what he's learned from the debacle.
"I don't have a hateful bone in my body. I don't believe that anyone should be bullied or just made to feel bad about who they are," Morgan said.
"I totally feel that, in my heart, I don't care who you love, same sex or not, as long as you have the ability to love."
Before the Nashville appearance, Morgan visited New York's Ali Forney Center to connect with gay teens abandoned by their families because of their sexual orientation.
See Morgan's full statement in the video clip above.
— Matt Donnelly
Photo: Tracy Morgan listens to fan Kevin Rogers, left, at a June 21 press conference in Nashville. Rogers recounted Morgan's standup act, followed by apologies and remarks from Morgan on what he's learned in light of the incident. Credit: Mark Humphrey / Associated Press.