Following the ugly, racist rant of comedian Michael Richards on Friday night, members of Hollywood’s tolerant entertainment community finally found a sin they are in no mood to forgive. “Once the word comes out of your mouth and you don’t happen to be African-American, then you have a whole lot of explaining” to do, comedian Paul Rodriguez told CNN. “Freedom of speech has its limitations, and I think Michael Richards found those limitations.”
It’s nice to know there actually are standards in Hollywood (beyond the demonization of Mel Gibson). Now that we’ve agreed on that, let’s clean up some more Hollywood sludge.