Tracy Morgan Returning To Nashville To Apologize For Anti-Gay Rant

Tracy Morgan arrives at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, January 30, 2011 Tracy Morgan arrives at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, January 30, 2011

Comedian Tracy Morgan plans to return to Nashville next week to apologize to audience members who were offended by an anti-gay rant during a stand-up show on June 3.

During the performance, the “30 Rock” actor told the audience that if his son were gay, he would “pull out a knife and stab” him. Morgan already has issued a public apology, saying he went too far, even for a comedy show.

On Tuesday, Morgan publicist Nicole Chabot confirmed that Morgan agreed to the Nashville meeting at the request of Gay&Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation President Jarrett Barrios.

Morgan also agreed to meet with gay and lesbian youth in New York City this week.

And he will participate in a GLAAD public service campaign to combat anti-gay bullying.

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