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Tracy Morgan's Emmys Speech Criticized By Family Of Friend Who Was Killed In Accident For Forgetting To Honor His 'Mentor'

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Oh no!

On Sunday, Tracy Morgan's triumphant return to the stage at the 2015 Emmys was applauded by almost everyone — key word being almost.

It's been 15 months since the Saturday Night Live alum's horrific car accident which resulted in the death of his longtime friend James McNair, AKA Uncle Jimmy Mack. So sad!

Related: Driver Who Crashed Into Tracy's Car Wants Criminal Charges Dismissed

James was the only fatality after a Walmart truck crashed into the comedian's limo in New Jersey — and it appears the deceased's family has blasted the 30 Rock actor for not mentioning his late mentor in Sunday's speech.

In a recent interview, Uncle Jimmy Mack's sister Pamela stated:

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Driver Who Crashed Into Tracy Morgan's Car & Killed The Comedian's Friend Wants Criminal Charges Dismissed

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The driver who caused the deadly car accident that seriously injured Tracy Morgan wants all criminal charges against him dropped!

Kevin Roper, who was driving a truck for Walmart and hadn't slept in 28 hours when he caused a multi-vehicle crash on June 7, 2014, wants to walk free from criminal prosecution, according to his lawyer.

[ Related: Tracy Gushes About His New Wife ]

Roper seriously injured Morgan — the comedian was in a wheelchair for more than five months after the wreck — and killed Morgan's friend, James "Uncle Jimmy Mack" McNair.

Now, Roper's lawyer David Jay Glassman has told reporters his client doesn't wish to face criminal prosecution, arguing that Roper won't get a fair trial due to extensive national media coverage about the crash:

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Tracy Morgan Finally Settles Lawsuit With Walmart After Being Seriously Injured In Truck Accident — See His Statement HERE!

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UPDATE 5:37 PM EST: Tracy Morgan released an official statement on the settlement Wednesday, saying:

"Wal-Mart did right by me and my family, and for my associates and their families. I am grateful that the case was resolved amicably."


Last year, Tracy Morgan was involved in a horrible car accident with a Walmart truck, which left the comedian seriously injured and killed fellow comedian James McNair.

On Wednesday, the superstore announced that it had settled a lawsuit with Morgan's representatives.

[ Related: Tracy Morgan Spotted Walking With A Cane Nearly A Year After His Tragic Car Accident ]

The actual terms of the settlement are confidential, but according to Walmart CEO Greg Foran, the settlement that ended the litigation was "amicable."

Foran had this to say in a statement from the company:

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Tracy Morgan Is 'Having A Tough Time’ Recovering From Injuries After His Brutal Car Crash

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According to Tracy Morgan’s lawyer Benedict P. Morelli, the road to recovery has not been an easy one for his 45-year-old comedian client.

After a six-vehicle car crash in June, Morgan suffered several injuries that left him in critical condition. His friend and fellow comic James “Jimmy Mack” McNair was killed in the accident.

Morgan has been seen using a walker, but still relies on a wheelchair to get around. It may be months before he is fully recovered and Morelli explained this week just how hard Morgan has been struggling recently.

He said:

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Tracy Morgan Is Still In Critical Condition, But This Latest Update From His Hospital Is GREAT News!

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While he is still said to be in critical condition, the latest info released on Tracy Morgan is that he’s doing MUCH better!

A rep for the 45-year-old comedian explained:

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