On Friday, former Seinfeld star Michael Richards spewed racial obscenities to hecklers as he performed stand-up at Los Angeles comedy club The Laugh Factory. By Saturday, video footage of the actor's breakdown was all over the Internet.
The comic actor also performed Saturday at the comedy club, but gave no comment to CNN and other news outlets. Friend Jerry Seinfeld released a statement saying, "I'm sure Michael is...sick over this horrible, horrible mistake. It is so extremely offensive. I feel terrible for all the people who have been hurt."
Now, Seinfeld will appear tonight as a previously scheduled guest on Late Night With David Letterman, and he comes bearing a videotaped apology from Richards.
"I lost my temper onstage," Richards says in his statement, portions of which ran on tonight's CBS Evening News With Katie Couric. "I was at a comedy club trying to do my ...Read more
For big-time fans of a show about nothing, a superdeluxe collector's edition DVD set of Seinfeld is going to cost something...a whole lot of somethings.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has revealed that the special boxed set, dubbed Seinfeld: The Complete Series, is due in stores on November 6, according to The Hollywood Reporter. That is the same day the final season--season nine--of Seinfeld is released on DVD.
While season nine of Seinfeld only comes with a paltry four discs, the Complete Series pack will come on a whopping 32 platters. However, the Complete Series is for the hardcore (or ridiculously wealthy)--it's suggested list price is $283.95.
Almost $300 gets fans all 180 episodes of the show, as well as a bunch of extras, including a 226-page Seinfeld coffee table book that even Kramer would love. Other bonuses include a DVD featuring a roundtable reunion with ...Read more