The League’s Stephen Rannazzisi apologizes

Comedy Central, which has a special starring Stephen Rannazzisi scheduled for Saturday, is considering its options now that the comedian has been outed for lying for years about being at the World Trade Center on 9/11. “We just learned about this last night. We are very disappointed to hear about Steve’s misrepresentations and are currently determining how we will move forward,” said the net. FXX, home of The League, in which Rannazzisi stars, was none too pleased, either, saying, “It is upsetting that he would fabricate a story about having survived that horrible tragedy. It is also unfortunate that he did not admit to the truth sooner.” Rannazzisi apologized in a series of tweets. “This was inexcusable,” he offered on Wednesday. “I am truly, truly sorry….I made a terrible mistake.”

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