Things just keep getting worse for Tracy Morgan.
On the heels of Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin's reactions to his recent controversial comedy show, 30 Rock star Cheyenne Jackson is also speaking out about Morgan's homophobic jokes…and not in a supportive way (to say the least).
Although Morgan apologized Thursday for going "too far" with his comedy club act, Jackson, who is openly gay, fired back in a statement to Out.
"I am disgusted and appalled by Tracy Morgan's homophobic rant," Jackson said. "The devastating repercussions of hate-filled language manifest in very real ways for today's LGBTQ youth. I've known Tracy for two years, spent many long hours with him on set, and I want to believe that this behavior is not at the core of who he is. I'm incredibly disappointed by his actions, and hope that his apology is sincere."
And that's not all.
While it appeared Chris Rock was one of few stars (OK, maybe the only one) supporting Morgan's antics, the funnyman quickly rebutted his supportive tweets after reading what Morgan actually said during the stand-up.
Upon hearing the news Rock initially tweeted, "I dont know about you, but I dont want to live in world where Tracy Morgan cant say foul inappropriate s—."
Just a day later, however, he switched up that statement, saying "Tracy morgan is a tad off we all know that so when tracy says something i usually don't take it anymore serious than i would a statement from gary busey or flavor flav. when i first heard the statement i thought it was offensive but it also reminded me of my father saying ill kill you if you ever bring home a white girl but after reading everything tracy said. wow i get it that s–t wasn't called for and i don't support it at all. now can i please go to the tony awards without getting my ass kicked."
Morgan does seem to have one supporter left, however, CNN pundit Roland S. Martin.
"Why is comedian and "30 Rock" star Tracy Morgan issuing a mea culpa for saying nasty, vicious and vile things during a stand-up routine? Isn't that par for the course of a comedian?" Martin wrote on his blog. "There isn't enough space on the Internet to chronicle the number of times a comedian has said nasty and vile things. Some of it leading the audience to fall out laughing or sometimes, or as in the case of Morgan, walk out in protest … Oh yes, you'll say, "But Roland, you criticized Michael Richards for using the N-word." Sure did. What's the difference? I said then and now that Richards directly attacked an audience member and his use of the N-word had nothing to do with his routine. If it was in the context of a routine, it would not have been received the same."
—Reporting by Noelia Murphy