Jay Mohr did something no man should do — called out Alyssa Milano for her weight!
The "Mistresses" actress gave birth to her son, Milo, in 2011, but the comedian said in a recent radio interview that the brunette beauty was still holding on to a few pounds.
"She's very tiny in height. … It seems like she had had a baby and said, 'I don't really give a s---,'" Jay said of Alyssa after seeing her at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards gala in December. "I read it on her gut. ... Somebody sat in the director's chair was not wearing Spanx and I was like 'Jesus Christ!'"
Alyssa wasn't too happy about those comments and she took to Twitter on Christmas to respond to Mohr's "need to public fat-shame me."
.@jaymohr37 So sorry you felt the need to publicly fat-shame me. Be well and God Bless. Please send my love to your beautiful wife.— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) December 26, 2013
Though Alyssa took the high road by not making a negative comment worse, Jay still felt the need to apologize for the error of his ways and responded to Alyssa's comments on Twitter on Thursday.
Which he quickly followed up with a direct message to the 41-year-old actress.
He then took to Facebook to issue a longer mea culpa.
Re: Alyssa Milano. I am VERY sorry. Comedians have a hole on their insides that can only be filled by generating constant content that is, many times, improvised in the moment. Unfortunately, in rare instances, it causes irreparable harm. I had thought in that improvisational moment (incorrectly), that the incongruousness of my statements, when held up to the light of how beautiful she is, would have been funny. IT WASN’T. Knowing that Alyssa (her family, friends, fans, and especially her husband) heard things that were hurtful, from my mouth, crushed me. She has always been one of the kindest, most caring and beautiful people this town has ever seen. I will not make excuses for what I said--it lacked class and dignity--and I regret that I ever said it. Although I immediately removed that segment from my podcast, it still doesn’t change the results. I know full well how much words can hurt people, having seen my wife get destroyed by the tabloids, and I am embarrassed that I didn't think before I spoke. Alyssa is an extraordinarily beautiful person—both inside and out—and I am truly ashamed of the words that I used. I didn't reply to her comments via Twitter because I didn't want to draw more attention to something as serious as this. Alyssa is a mother, a wife, an actress, and a class act that should always be celebrated. I am SO sorry. Sometimes comedians go to far. I went to far. I cannot change what I said, but I can assure you that my heart is broken that I hurt her. With the utmost sincerity, Jay Mohr
And with that, Milano forgave him.
Looks like the hatchet has officially been buried.
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