Tracy Morgan Receiving a rare lofty honor on Friday night…the coveted Friars Club award, he didn’t miss a chance to tell a few hilarious jokes about his near-death experience.
Tracy received an Icon Award in New York, with 500 people in attendance honoring the comedian. in… Shirley Shepherd, JB Smoff, Chris Cattan, Alan Houston, Obitopine, Emmanuel Quickley, Paul Shaffer, Ben Willing, Bill Boggs, Carol Alter, Joe Piscopo, Gerardo RiveraNew York Professional Eric Adams, Vincent Pastore, Brian Quinn, Joe Gatto, Rudy Giuliani and Anthony Weiner.
New York City Mayor Adams submitted a framework document to TM declaring May 26, 2022, as Tracy Morgan Day. President of the Friars Club, Arthur Adaraawarded the Tracy Icon Award trophy.
His speech was great!As you know, Tracy is in a limousine hit by a truck It’s a touch-and-go…Tracy’s recovery hard and long, but he bounced backapparently not losing his sense of humor.
He explained that when you fall, you have to get up right away, unless you get hit by a truck and you just lie there waiting for a lawyer! ! !
The festivities took place Thursday night at the Ziegfeld Ballroom downtown.
Not many stars have won awards… Among them— Sinatra, Cary Grant, Robert De Niro and Tom Cruise. This award has been awarded only 9 times in the history of the friars.
The event was also honored Betty White and Bob Saget.
Proceeds from this high-profile event will go to a good cause… Stand Up Against Cancer.