“I was confused as to whether or not I was at a Friars event or at a rally for the KKK and Aryan Nation,” talk show host Montel Williams said at the time.
Friars Club Roast in blackface and performed a raunchy, n-word filled routine that offended many in attendance.
“If you can’t see the humor at a place where there’s supposed to be over-the-line jokes, then there’s something really wrong,” she told the .
Goldberg later took responsibility for the act and admitted that she had written Danson’s off-color material.
She has been married three times, first time in 1973, she was married to Alvin Martin and then she got a divorced in 1979, she has one daughter from that husband.
She also dated David Edger in 1986, Timothy Dalton in 1990, Ted Danson in 1992, Lyle Trachtenberg in 1994, effrey Cohen in 1995, Frank Langella in 1995 and Michael Visbal in 2001!
Actress Julianne Hough has been subjected to widespread criticism for darkening her skin to portray an character for Halloween, the Utah Jazz have been similarly assailed for tweeting a picture of a white fan painted to look like Karl Malone and a racially insensitive blackface Trayvon Martin costume has been making the rounds on social media.
Do you think blackface is here to stay or will people ever give it a rest for good?
Their relationship ended not long after the controversy subsided.
Ironically, the 20th anniversary of this public relations debacle coincides with a recent spate of blackface-related controversies.