TNT Forced To Apologize For Tracy Morgan’s Sarah Palin Comments

Written by Michael Lambarde on Jan. 29, 2011

TNT has been forced to apologize to Sarah Palin and the audience who watched ’30 Rock’ star Tracy Morgan make unflattering remarks to Sarah Palin, the former Governor of Alaska. The ‘30 Rock’ star left all the supporters of Palin fuming when during a show on Thursday, the comedian described her as ‘good masturbation material.’ The rather offensive comments was made by Tracy Morgan during ‘Inside The NBA’ on TNT just prior to the showdown between the New York Knicks and the Miami Heat earlier this week. As expected, soon after the broadcast, Turner Network Television officials were flooded with complaints, forcing the network to issue an apology for the unwarranted comments by the comedy artist.

VIDEO: Tracy Morgan’s unflattering words about Sarah Palin

All the viewers who had tuned in to watch the show were left shell-shocked when he was asked by host Charles Barkley about his views about Sarah Palin, the comedian replied that the Republican leader was a ‘great masturbation material.’ (click here to view the video) After the huge furor that the Tracy Morgan’s lewd remarks created, the TNT network officials were prompt enough in issuing an apology to pacify the controversy that it had sparked. A spokesperson of the network released a statement that said it was rather unfortunate that the comedian showcased such lack of judgment on the live show with his ‘inappropriate comments.’

During the show that was aired on Thursday night, presenters Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley approached the ‘30 Rock’ star to settle a debate about who was better looking between Tina Fey and Sarah Palin. It was then that Tracy Morgan made the offensive remarks leaving the two hosts laughing nervously while host Ernie Johnson attempted to overshadow the controversial comments.

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