Tracy Morgan Jokes about $2M Bugatti Accident That Will Cost a Reported $32K to Fix
Tracy Morgan joked about crashing his new Bugatti in a Youtube interview earlier this week. "That Car was three minutes and 72 seconds old" revealed the exasperated star.
Tracy Morgan's Bugatti Veyron was hit earlier this month in New York City. The accident occurred just minutes after the star purchased the new car.
The luxury vehicle costs around $2 million. Fixing the driver’s side fender and bumper which were damaged in the accident might cost over $32,000 according to TMZ. That’s because were damaged.
Thanks for any concern but I am totally fine. My NEW CAR? We shall see. Love you all.— Tracy Morgan (@TracyMorgan) June 4, 2019
The “SNL” alum opened up about some details around the fender bender in New York during an interview. He even joked saying to the hosts of “Ebro in the Morning,”
“I just bought it. That car was three minutes and 72 seconds old. I ain’t even turn the radio on. The dealer was still waving goodbye."
The accident happened just three days before the five-year anniversary of the veteran comedian's fatal limousine crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. That accident killed his friend and work partner James “Jimmy Mac” McNair.
Their vehicle was hit by a Walmart truck. Morgan and another injured passenger won a settlement for an estimated $90 million after the accident.
You know why I am smiling? Because tonight is the season finale of @TheLastOGtbs on @TBSNetwork (1030/930) AND we will be back for season 3 soon!! I love of all of you and appreciate the support!!! pic.twitter.com/XR5gLPRYnb— Tracy Morgan (@TracyMorgan) June 4, 2019
During the interview this week, Morgan referenced the old accident. He joked about telling his wife he was in an accident again and what her reaction was.
"She said 'How much we getting?’ I said ‘It wasn’t Walmart,'" joked the comedian.
“She think getting hit by trucks is a job,” Morgan continued to joke. “‘You need to get off that $50,000 couch and get on the turnpike and look for a truck now. You ain’t been hit in three or four years.'”
The terrifying New Jersey accident is also a part of Morgan’s comedy routine. Recently, he spoke about the accident during his four-day residency at the New York comedy club Carolines.
3 OG’S! pic.twitter.com/TjPO16tsml— Tracy Morgan (@TracyMorgan) July 30, 2018
Since the first accident, "The Last OG" actor said he realized the importance of family and making a difference in his community.