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TODAY   |  January 06, 2014

Jay Mohr apologizes for comments about Alyssa Milano

Comedian Jay Mohr apologized to actress Alyssa Milano on his blog and Twitter for comments he made about her weight when she hosted the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards last December.

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>> a blast.

>>> last week out, we did this story about alyssa milano and james moore . making comments about her post baby body. moore called milano very tiny, pause, in height, referring to her weight and spanx. he got a lot of backlash. he tweeted this.

>> he said, she is stunning, i mistakenly thought the absurdity of what i was saying would have been taken as a joke. he's on a radio show , he went too far and he knows it. he later posted an apology on his blog. went further saying i know full well how much words can hurt people having seen my wife destroyed by the tabloids. i can assure you my heart is broken i hurt alyssa.

>> she had a classy --

>> she had the best response. she said --

>> thank you for your apology, apology accepted. she grunts while aggressively yet cautiously prying off her head-to-toe spanx.

>> that's how you answer.

>> she handled it well from the beginning. the original tweet was great and this one --

>> note to the guys, don't ever talk about a woman's weight. ever.

>> no, no, no.

>> some people need a reminder.