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What’s With Kramer?

I gotta get serious for a minute, gang…

Okay, here’s what the AP said: “Michael Richards said Monday he spewed racial epithets during a stand-up comedy routine because he lost his cool while being heckled and not because he’s a bigot.”

I wasn’t involved. I have seen the video, it’s pretty rough, and I’m sure that many different people are going to hold his feet to the fire. So be it.

Look, I know that people get angry and say things they don’t mean and apologize later. Some people, not naming names, in my family are like that, so who am I to say that this isn’t the case here? I don’t know the guy, I certainly don’t know his heart, but there’s no question that his little incident cast him in a new light.

All that said, did you see him on Letterman? He seemed totally out of it, just stunned. He was either freaked out that he had done it or freaked out that he got caught, or both. That part, though, really doesn’t matter to me.

What bothered me was the audience. Some of those idiots were laughing, thinking this was some bit that “Kramer” was doing. I don’t think you have to be a news junkie to know what’s going on in the world, and I don’t think you have to be the world’s most racially sensitive person to want to hear what the man had to say.

Jerry Seinfeld had to tell them to stop laughing. What, as he might say, is up with that?

http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/Movies/11/20/richards.epithets.ap/index.html

This entry written by…Cal.

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