Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Sound Bites

Posted on

”Not an easy day for Ted Danson. After the Friars, he went to Denny’s for breakfast and couldn’t get waited on.” —Jay Leno, referring to Danson wearing blackface at a Friars Club roast for Whoopi Goldberg

”You can always tell when it’s autumn in New York: The air gets clear and crisp, apple-picking season begins, Ted Danson starts changing color.” —David Letterman

”Montel Williams said he was appalled by (Danson’s) rude and tasteless public display. He then went to his studio for a taping of the show featuring big- breasted Nazi cheerleaders.” —Chevy Chase, in his News Update

”Didn’t nobody get mad at Michael Bolton for pretending to be black.” —Arsenio Hall