Michael Richards – Kramer from Seinfeld – completely lost it at the Laugh Factory in West Hollywood Friday night, spewing racial epithets after being playfully heckled by a black guy and his friends. You can watch the video here, although it’s a pretty sad sight and I wouldn’t recommend it if you’re easily offended.
The camera started rolling just as Richards began his attack, screaming at one of the men, “Fifty years ago we’d have you upside down with a fucking fork up your ass.” Richards continued, “You can talk, you can talk, you’re brave now motherfucker. Throw his ass out. He’s a nigger! He’s a nigger! He’s a nigger! A nigger, look, there’s a nigger!” The crowd is visibly and audibly confused and upset. Richards responds by saying, “They’re going to arrest me for calling a black man a nigger.”
At the end he just walks off the stage defeated, secure in the knowledge he may be the saddest human being on the planet. The only way it could’ve been any more pathetic is if he slipped on a banana peel on his way off and his wallet fell out to reveal it empty of cash and filled with Arby’s coupons.