Remember Michael Richards' racist standup comedy rant from 2006? Who are we kidding? If you saw it, there's no way you'd forget the actor and comic calling an African-American heckler nig—r and adding, "Fifty years ago we'd have you upside down with a f—king fork up your ass." (We still can't enjoy an innocent Seinfeld rerun without thinking of it a little).
Well, a recent interview suggests that he actually learned something from the incident and its aftermath — in part that the comedy-club stage might not be the best place for someone whose first line of defense when a routine is poorly received is hate speech. He says he hasn't performed a comedy set since.
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