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Michael 'Kramer' Richards in Blackface (video)

Michael 'Kramer' Richards in Blackface (video)

Footage has surfaced of Comedian Michael 'KKKramer' Richards dressed up as a Black man and cooning in Whoops Apocalypse, a 1986 comedy about the week before doomsday reports Vibe.

Gossips contend that Michael 'KKKramer' Richards appearing in the movie, reveals his true side.

On Sunday Michael Richards said did not consider himself a racist, and said he was "shattered" by the comments he made to two young black men during a tirade at a Los Angeles comedy club reports AP.

Last Friday, Richards exploded in a torrent of racist expletives and told the African-American targets of his rant, "Shut up! Fifty years ago we'd have you upside down with a f------ fork up your a--."

Richards continued, "He's a n-----, he's a n-----!"

"Oh, my God," a woman could be heard gasping amid nervous laughter on a video that was posted on TMZ.com.

Richards appeared on the Rev. Jesse Jackson's nationally syndicated radio program, "Keep Hope Alive," as a part of a series of apologies for the incident. He said he knew his comments hurt the black community, and hoped to meet with the two men.

He told Jackson that he had not used the language before.

"That's why I'm shattered by it. The way this came through me was like a freight train. After it was over, when I went to look for them, they had gone. And I've tried to meet them, to talk to them, to get some healing," he said.

Richards, who played Jerry Seinfeld's wacky neighbor Kramer on the TV sitcom "Seinfeld," told Jackson the tirade was fueled by anger, not bigotry.

"I was in a place of humiliation," he said.

Richards' publicist, Howard Rubenstein, said Saturday that Richards has begun psychiatric counseling in Los Angeles to learn how to manage his anger and understand why he made the racist remarks.

"I've tried to meet them, to talk to them, to get some healing," said Richards.

"The way it came through me was like a freight train," he added of his tirade.

"He acknowledged that his statements were harmful and opened a terrible racial wound in our nation," said Mr Rubenstein.

"He pledges never ever to say anything like that again. He's quite remorseful."

Rev Jackson, who condemned the outburst as "hateful" and "sick", said Richards' appearance on his programme created an opportunity for a wider discussion about "cultural isolation" in the entertainment industry.

"We might turn this minus into a plus," he said.

Richards has already publicly apologized for the incident on the Late Show with David Letterman.

Mr McBride and Mr Doss's lawyer, Gloria Allred, said it was "not enough" to say sorry on the program, suggesting that monetary compensation should be considered.

Mr Rubenstein said that Richards was not considering any demand for payment, adding he wanted to apologise to them directly and "then see what happens".

Jerry Seinfeld, who had issued a statement saying he was "sick over this horrible, horrible mistake" and calling it offensive, was scheduled as a Letterman guest Monday. He encouraged Richards to make a satellite appearance to talk about the incident, a CBS publicist said.

"I'm sure Michael is also sick over this horrible, horrible mistake. It is so extremely offensive. I feel terrible for all the people who have been hurt," Seinfeld said in a statement.

Eventually someone says: "It's not funny. That's why you're a reject, never had no shows, never had no movies. `Seinfeld,' that's it."













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