Well, it looks like there’s yet another rediculous chapter brewing in the world of the inane.  Remember the Michael Richards thing last week?  Well, apparently there’s a couple of guys who were there who remember it too. …

Men Seek Apology From Ex-‘Seinfeld’ Star
Nov 24, 5:58 PM (ET)
By ROBERT JABLON

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Two men who say they were insulted by actor-comedian Michael Richards during his racist rant at a comedy club want a personal apology and maybe some money, their lawyer said Friday.

DING! DING! DING! We have a winner!  Talk about cutting right to the point in the first paragraph!

The men, Frank McBride and Kyle Doss, said they were part of a group of about 20 people who had gathered at West Hollywood’s Laugh Factory to celebrate a friend’s birthday. According to their attorney, Gloria Allred, they were ordering drinks when Richards berated them for interrupting his act.

When one of their group replied that he wasn’t funny, Richards launched into a string of obscenities and repeatedly used the n-word. A video cell phone captured the outburst.

Richards, who played Jerry Seinfeld’s wacky neighbor Kramer on the TV sitcom “Seinfeld,” made a nationally televised apology on David Letterman’s “Late Night” show earlier this week. He has since apologized to civil rights leaders the Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton.

But Allred complained Friday that he “has not apologized to his victims directly, face to face, man to man.”

Richards’ publicist said his client wants to apologize to both men, who are black, but hasn’t been able to locate them.

Of course he can’t find them.  They don’t just want an apology from a guy who did something stupid, they want something more than a measly apology, don’t they?

Allred, speaking by phone from Colorado, said Richards should meet McBride and Doss in front of a retired judge to “acknowledge his behavior and to apologize to them” and allow the judge to decide on monetary compensation.

“It’s not enough to say ‘I’m sorry,'” she said.

Who didn’t see this coming? These guys have no cause or reason to expect Richards to pay them off.  Was he wrong?  Yes, absolutely.  Is there any excuse for his rant?  No, absolutely not.  But you know something, there is one thing that I respect about his apology, he didn’t offer excuses.  Not one.  All he did was acknowledge that he was wrong and apologize.

Now I’m sure that he’s got a lot of fixing his spirit to do, but I don’t see any reason why he should have to pay anybody off over it.  That’s just plain rediculous.

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