7 comments November 20th, 2006at 11:51am Posted by Eli

Further proof that there is no situation that cannot be improved by a profanity-laced tirade:

Michael Richards stunned a comedy club audience, shouting racial epithets at people who heckled him during a stand-up routine.

The 57-year-old actor-comedian, best known for playing Jerry Seinfeld’s eccentric neighbor Kramer on the hit TV show “Seinfeld,” was performing at the Laugh Factory in West Hollywood Friday night when he launched into the verbal rampage, according to video posted on TMZ.com. [I’m not going to provide a direct link; if you want it, you’ll find it]

The tirade apparently began after two black audience members started shouting at him that he wasn’t funny.

Richards retorted: “Shut up! Fifty years ago we’d have you upside down with a f—— fork up your a–.”

He then paced across the stage taunting the men for interrupting his show, peppering his speech with racial slurs and profanities.

“You can talk, you can talk, you’re brave now mother——. Throw his a– out. He’s a n—–!”
Richards shouts before repeating the racial epithet over and over again.

While there is some audible chuckling in the audience throughout the outburst, someone can be heard gasping “Oh my God” and various people “ooh” after Richard uses the n-word.

I can’t even begin to guess what he might possibly have been thinking. And while “profanity-laced tirade” may be the most beautiful three words in the English language, “racial epithets” and “the n-word” are just plain ugly.

Maybe Richards can do some commercials for George Allen’s presidential campaign – he should have ample free time…

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  • 1. Smartypants  |  November 20th, 2006 at 4:03 pm

    Do you think he’ll use the Mel Gibson defense?

  • 2. H. Lewis Smith  |  November 20th, 2006 at 9:15 pm


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  • 3. charley  |  November 21st, 2006 at 12:45 am

    i’d call it a career killer.

    on the other hand, when i was a kid i had a roomate, he’d never take offense at me using that word, and he certainly used the word on my lilly white ass.

    now the guy across the hall… yeah, he would have cut my gizzards out.

  • 4. Sanjay  |  November 21st, 2006 at 8:41 am

    Wonder what happened to him? If you can’t take hecklers in a stand up routine, then maybe it is not for him.

  • 5. Eli  |  November 21st, 2006 at 9:50 am

    jay, Richards is apparently not real experienced at standup, so he doesn’t really know how to handle hecklers.

  • 6. V  |  November 21st, 2006 at 7:13 pm

    Sounds like he doesn’t know how to handle people in general. This whole thing has tainted my fond memory of him as Stanley Spadowski in UHF.

  • 7. Anonymous  |  November 27th, 2006 at 5:37 pm

    Those guys heckling him were obviously a**holes. I don’t really see the big deal.

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