Controversy may help sell books, but publicly bashing your former coworkers doesn't exactly make for comfortable work environments. Which is why we're thinking Lorne Michaels may have had a word, at least if Tracy Morgan's suddenly toned-down comments are any indication.
"It's not that I don't have nice things to say," Morgan told Matt Lauer when pressed about his "f--k 'em" comments to Cheri Oteri and Chris Kattan last week. (He had us fooled.) "It just never was there."
"We never had a relationship, I don't have anything against anybody, but what happened happened…at any job there are differences. At any job, wherever you go, there are gonna be people who don't get along, who don't speak."
In a leaked clip from the audiobook of his new memoir, I Am the New Black, Morgan named names and—apropos of, well, nothing really—slammed his former colleagues, pointing to their careers and claiming nowadays neither could so much as "get arrested."
Maybe that was Chico Divine talking?