Get Your Fresh Intelligence Daily

SUBMIT

Say What?!? Neil Patrick Harris Drops The N-Word In Tony Awards Number Alongside Mike Tyson

//

Jun. 10 2013, Published 10:28 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

It wasn't a flub of Michael Richards proportions, but normally mild-mannered Neil Patrick Harris, hosting Sunday's Tony Awards, raised a few eyebrows dropping the N-word during his opening number at the show, alongside Mike Tyson.

In the number, the How I Met Your Mother star sang: "In tandem like we planned 'em/ forgive me if it's random but Mike Tyson had a one man show let's give the man a hand/ And make things bigger, like bigger/ I'm here with Iron Mike Tyson, he's a heavyweight yo/ We're going bigger, is 'Is I his n****r?'"

Article continues below advertisement

It's a surprising politically incorrect turn for the openly-gay 39-year-old former Doogie Howser M.D. star, who has been a tireless advocate for the LGBT community in recent years.

Watch the video on RadarOnline.com

youtube

Advertisement

© Copyright 2021 Radar Media Group LLC. Radar and RadarOnline are registered trademarks. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.