WalMart to pay $10 million settlement to the family of James McNair following deadly 2014 NJ Turnpike car crash
WalMart has reached a settlement with the family of James “Jimmy Mack” McNair, paying his children $10 million in damages. Last summer, McNair was travelling back from a Delaware show on the NJ Turnpike as part of Tracy Morgan’s entourage when a WalMart tractor trailer crashed into... [Read More]
 
Walmart pays $10 million settlement to children of “Jimmy Mack,” killed in 2014 NJ Turnpike crash
Walmart will pay out a $10 million settlement to the children of comedian James "Jimmy Mack" McNair, killed when a Walmart tractor trailer crashed into the SUV limo McNair was riding in last summer with Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua along the New Jersey Turnpike. The Associated Press reported the fin... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin’s shout out to Tracy Morgan on #SNL40
Tracy Morgan’s impact while on Saturday Night Live wasn’t nearly as large as what he did after appearing on the show. But that doesn’t mean he wasn’t missed at SNL40. Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin took a moment out of the fun to toss a nod to Morgan who is still very much recover... [Read More]
 
Review: Chris Rock’s “Top Five” easily one of the top movies ever about stand-up comedians
Chris Rock said he came up with the idea and started writing the screenplay for Top Five during idle time on the set of Grown Ups 2. If only all or even any of his other cast members could reach a similar epiphany! All comparisons to Annie Hall aside, Rock also has said Top Five is closer in spirit ... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock tells Howard Stern about visiting Tracy Morgan at home
Chris Rock spent most of his Monday on a full-court press run for his new movie, Top Five, spending several hours alone just inside the Sirius XM offices, bouncing from studio to studio -- Howard Stern, Opie with Jim Norton, and a "Town Hall" moderated by Cedric the Entertainer -- while also hitting... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan: “I’m fighting everyday” toward recovery from fatal turnpike crash
On the one hand, all of us want to know that Tracy Morgan is doing OK, or doing better, making progress toward recovery from this summer's New Jersey Turnpike crash that killed his friend "Jimmy Mack" and also critically wounded fellow comedian Ardie Fuqua and Morgan's assistant, Jeffrey Millea. On ... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan recovering from trautmatic brain injury from New Jersey Turnpike crash
A court hearing Tuesday in New Jersey brought with it an update, however vague, about the recovery of Tracy Morgan from a fatal crash this June on the New Jersey Turnpike. Benedict Morelli, Morgan's lawyer, told reporters outside the courthouse in Trenton that Morgan had suffered a traumatic brain i... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan suffered severe brain injury in Walmart crash, may never be the same Tracy Morgan, says lawyer
Nearly five months after sustaining massive injuries in a car accident involving a Walmart truck, Tracy Morgan is nowhere near fully recovered. And he may never be, according to his lawyer Benedict Morello. “He’s fighting to get better, and if there’s a chance for him to be back to... [Read More]
 
Top Five film clip: Chris Rock and Tracy Morgan rank their top five rappers of all time
You may have noticed Chris Rock and other comedians weighing in over the past day with their Top Five lists of all-time rappers. It's all a tie-in to Rock's new movie, Top Five, and this scene from it, wherein Rock's comedian/actor character Andre Allen comes home to a welcome and drunken audience t... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson joined by Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan and more in ‘Top Five’ trailer
In his directorial debut, Chris Rock calls in all the comedic favors he can and lines his upcoming film Top Five with a rogue’s gallery of talent. Brian Regan. Kevin Hart. JB Smoove. Tracy Morgan. Whoopi Goldberg. The list goes on and on and it’s hard not to put our money on this movie f... [Read More]