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Tracy Morgan appears in a 2010 promotional photo for the series 30 Rock. - Provided courtesy of Art Streiber / NBC Universal
02/02/2012

Tracy Morgan's estranged mother Alicia Morgan is reportedly facing foreclosure on her Ohio home and says the comedian and "30 Rock" star will not help with her debut.

Alicia Morgan told CNN on February 1 that she called her son to ask for the $25,000 to pay off the mortgage but was told by Morgan's assistant that he would give her $2,000.

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01/12/2012
Tracy Morgan appears in a 2010 promotional photo for the series 30 Rock. - Provided courtesy of Art Streiber / NBC Universal

Tracy Morgan was recently rushed to a hospital after collapsing at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah and is being treated for "a combination of exhaustion and altitude," his rep says.

The 43-year-old "30 Rock" actor and comedian Tweeted on Monday, January 23, a day after the event: "Superman ran into a little kryptonite. The high altitude in Utah shook up this kid from Brooklyn. Thank U 2 the hospital staff. Back at work 2morrow shooting 30 Rock. Holla at me! Gotta thank the AMAZING medical staff and all my supporters! Love you. #GOgiants @Giants #ALLIN."

12/20/2010
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Tracy Morgan appears in a 2010 promotional photo for the series 30 Rock. - Provided courtesy of Art Streiber / NBC Universal Tracy Morgan underwent a successful kidney transplant recently and will be written out of several episodes of "30 Rock".

"Tracy is doing well and taking some much needed time to recover after the surgery," Morgan's spokesperson told OnTheRedCarpet.com. "He is looking forward to going back to work after the holidays."

01/12/2012
Tracy Morgan appears in a 2010 promotional photo for the series 30 Rock. - Provided courtesy of Art Streiber / NBC Universal

Tracy Morgan's anti-homosexual remarks got the comedian into hot water this summer, but gave "30 Rock" star and head writer Tina Fey inspiration for an upcoming episode of the hit NBC series.

MSNBC's openly gay anchor Thomas Roberts makes a cameo in the series and offered some spoilers about the episode. (Spoiler Alert)

06/21/2011
Tracy Morgan appears in a 2010 promotional photo for the series 30 Rock. - Provided courtesy of Art Streiber / NBC Universal

Tracy Morgan continues to stir anger with his stand-up comedy and the latest culprit appears to be the mentally disabled.

The New York Times said the 42-year-old "30 Rock" actor used the "R-word" when he joked to a crowd at a New York club on Saturday: "Don't ever mess with women" who have kids who are mentally disabled, adding that such children were "strong like chimps."

06/21/2011

Tracy Morgan has apologized in person to gay advocacy groups and an audience member who watched him make insulting comments about homosexuals at a comedy show and later sparked a media firestorm after writing about it online.

Morgan, a 42-year-old cast member of the NBC series "30 Rock" and a stand-up comic, spoke to reporters at the Nashville Convention Center on Tuesday, June 21 almost three weeks after Kevin Rogers posted on his Facebook page an angry summary of Morgan's rant on June 3 (Warning: Contains offensive and explicit comments).

06/12/2011
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Chris Rock in a promotional still for the 2007 film Bee Movie. - Provided courtesy of DreamWorks Animation

Chris Rock and a "30 Rock" actor are speaking out about Tracy Morgan's controversial anti-gay rant he gave at a recent comedy show.

Facebook user Kevin Rogers said he attended the event where Morgan made his remarks, which took place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on June 3 (Warning: Contains offensive and explicit comments).

06/10/2011
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Tracy Morgan appears in a 2010 promotional photo for the series 30 Rock. - Provided courtesy of Art Streiber / NBC Universal

Tracy Morgan, a cast member of the NBC series "30 Rock" and a stand-up comic, has apologized after making derogatory comments against gays and lesbians at a recent comedy show.

Facebook user Kevin Rogers said he attended the event, which took place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on June 3. He quoted Morgan, 42, as saying that being gay is a "choice." (Warning: Contains offensive and explicit comments).

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