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Originally posted 09/24/2012 10:45AM
People.com compiled our top 5 favorite funny moments from the Emmys last night – and asked you for yours.
Here's a sampling of what you Tweeted kept you laughing (and crying) during the show.
1. Michael J. Fox Gets a Standing Ovation
In addition to the LOL moments, there was an incredibly touching one, too, when Michael J. Fox took the stage to present and drew a thundering standing ovation from his peers.
"Steady as a rock!" the actor, who's been battling Parkinson's Disease for two decades, told the crowd from the stage.
"The standing ovation for Michael J Fox give me chills, goosebumps and tears. best moment by far #emmymoment," Marla Merchut Tweeted.
Originally posted 01/23/2012 07:30AM
Tracy Morgan was rushed to hospital in Park City, Utah, on Sunday after collapsing at the Sundance Film Festival, according to reports.
The 30 Rock actor, 43, fell unconscious following the Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards dinner, where he accepted the Spotlight Initiative Award, according to the Hollywood Reporter. He was taken to Park City Medical Center.
"Superman ran into a little kryptonite. The high altitude in Utah shook up this kid from Brooklyn," Morgan Tweeted on Monday. "Thank U 2 the hospital staff. Back at work 2morrow shooting 30 Rock. Holla at me!"
Originally posted 06/10/2011 01:10PM
No last laugh this time for Tracy Morgan.
After accusations that he delivered a homophobic rant at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium that even caused the venue's owners to distance themselves from what was said to an audience there last Friday, the 30 Rock actor, who plays the oafish Tracy Jordan on the NBC sitcom, has issued the following statement:
"I want to apologize to my fans and the gay & lesbian community for my choice of words at my recent stand-up act in Nashville. I'm not a hateful person and don't condone any kind of violence against others," said Morgan, 42, reports EW.com.
"While I am an equal opportunity jokester, and my friends know what is in my heart, even in a comedy club this clearly went too far and was not funny in any context."
Originally posted 12/20/2010 04:40PM
Tracy Morgan will be noticeably absent from at least two episodes of 30 Rock in March.
According to EW, the actor, 42, is recovering from a kidney transplant he underwent on Dec. 10.
Tina Fey and the other writers of the hit comedy reportedly plan to address Morgan’s absence on the show by saying he has some sort of a meltdown because of a good thing that’s happened to him.
Originally posted 10/15/2009 10:35AM
Don't be fooled by the smile on Tracy Morgan's face – there's a deadly serious purpose behind all the jokes.
"If I lose my sense of humor, I'm dead, I'm gone," Morgan, 40, said during a rare serious moment in an interview for Time.
The 30 Rock actor, who's publicly struggled with alcoholism, said, he can relate to what celebrities such as Kanye West are going through.
Originally posted 07/23/2009 06:30AM
Let's get one thing straight. Tracy Morgan is not Tracy Jordan, the wild and crazy character he plays on NBC's 30 Rock. In fact, the only thing they share is a love for not-so-furry pets like snakes.
"It's like going to the zoo when you come to my house," Morgan tells PEOPLE, who voices a guinea pig action hero in Disney's new action comedy G-Force. "I have snakes, three sharks, moray eels, piranhas, five scorpions and a bird spider. All of them are predators. They are dangerous but it's cool to have strong and powerful pets."
Having recently earned his first Emmy nomination, the 30 Rock star, 40, is relishing in his good fortune, especially after hitting a rough patch over the past few years.
Originally posted 02/19/2009 07:00AM
30 Rock creator Tina Fey couldn't have imagined a crazier scenario: Tracy Morgan blames a faulty fish tank light for igniting a fire Wednesday morning in his Manhattan Trump Plaza apartment, but no one was hurt – not even the shark or piranha in the tank, say news reports.
"My thanks to the New York Fire Department for their quick action," Morgan, 40, said in a statement after the smoke had cleared. "Fortunately, the fire did not spread and no one in the building was hurt. Even the fish are okay."
In all, reports MSNBC, 78 firefighters from 25 units responded to the blaze, which set off sprinklers on the 16th floor of the building, where Morgan lives, as well as on other floors.
The View co-host Sherri Shepherd, who happens to live in the same building and plays the wife of Morgan character's on 30 Rock, said on The View Wednesday that her nanny called and let her know that her floor had flooded.
– Stephen M. Silverman
Originally posted 10/03/2008 02:10PM
Tracy Morgan is impressed with Tina Fey's Sarah Palin impersonation – and says her skits are not only funny, but also influential.
"I think her impression of Sarah may decide who's going to be president of the United States," Morgan, who costars with Fey on 30 Rock, told reporters at a taping for VH1's Hip Hop Honors on Thursday night. "Tina Fey's Sarah Palin was on the money."
Morgan, "of course," recorded Palin's debate with Senator Joe Biden, but was crystal clear about what comes first: "Debates don't come before hip-hop," he quipped. (The VH1 Hip Hop Honors show will air on VH1 Monday, Oct. 6, and be hosted by Morgan.)
Originally posted 11/28/2006 03:25PM
Actor Tracy Morgan was arrested Tuesday in New York City on drunken driving charges.
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