Originally Posted by Donnie in Ohio
It was Val Kilmer playing Morrison in the movie. If you're talking about the Oliver Stone film, I mean.
The thing that raised an eyebrow for me was Louis CK using the word nigger in a bit. Nervous laughter (and a few groans) from what had to be a 90%+ white audience. They were obviously uncomfortable.
He must have the official seal of approval, because I can't think of too many comedians (who are regarded as being 'white') who could pull that off without instantly being eviscerated by the media.
You're right, re Kilmer. Carrey acted as Morrison at MTV awards.