Chevy Chase Rant: "Community" Star Apologizes for Use of N-Word

Chevy Chase is ranting again on the set of "Community."

The 69-year-old actor briefly stopped production of the NBC comedy when his anger overflowed and he used the n-word.

Chase plays Pierce Hawthorne, the oldest and grumpiest member of the community college study group. The writers of the show apparently angered Chase by giving him lines that continued profiling his character as a racist, according to TV Line.

The actor went into a rant where he asked what the writers would have him say next. This brought Chase to ask if his character would say the n-word, for which the actor said the full word on set.

The rant was caused by how Chase felt the writers were making his character seem racist toward Donald Glover and Yvette Nicole Brown's black characters.

According to Radar Online, Chase apologized for his words, which he said weren't used toward his fellow co-stars.

Chase has also repeatedly told the media how he feels about acting in the sitcom. He was interviewed recently by the Huffington Post, where he said that rejoining the cast for the next season "was a big mistake!"

He continued: "The hours are hideous, and it's still a sitcom on television, which is probably the lowest form of television."

Chase has also made headlines for a previous rant that took place last year. On that occasion, a message filled with profanity directed at Dan Harmon, the head of "Community," was released to the media.

"Community" has had a troubled time getting back on NBC's line up. Executives originally statesd that the show would return on air on Oct. 19, but the time has past and viewers are still waiting for its return.

NBC's "Whitney" was chosen to replace "Community's" time slot after the network decided to cancel the failing show "Animal Practice."

A teaser video for "Community" season four has been released based the fictional in-show talk show, "Troy and Abed in the Morning."

No news yet on when "Community" will return on NBC.

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