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Tracy Morgan has settled the lawsuit against supermarket giant Walmart over a crash which left him seriously injured, and killed his friend, comedian James McNair.

In June 2014, a Walmart truck crashed in to the back of Tracy Morgan’s limo.

Prosecutors alleged the driver had not slept for more than 24 hours.

James McNair, known as Jimmy Mack, was killed in the crash.

Tracy Morgan’s lawyer, Benedict Morelli, said Walmart “took full responsibility for the accident”.

All sides had worked hard to reach the undisclosed agreement, the lawyer added.Tracy Walmart settles Walmart legal case

Tracy Morgan said Walmart “did right by me and my family, and for my associates and their families”.

“I am grateful that the case was resolved amicably.”

A representative for Walmart also called it an “amicable settlement”.

Tracy Morgan, 46, was left in a critical condition following the crash, suffering a traumatic head injury, a broken leg, nose and ribs.

The 30 Rock star will give his first interview since the crash to NBC’s Today on Monday, June 1.

Tracy Morgan will be interviewed by Matt Lauer live in the Rockefeller Center – which was the setting for 30 Rock – and will be joined by his lawyer Benedict Morelli.

Walmart had previously reached an agreement with the family of James McNair, 62, who grew up with Tracy Morgan in New York.

Walmart driver Kevin Roper of Jonesboro, Georgia, has pleaded not guilty to death by auto and assault and is currently on bail.


Alec Baldwin has hit out the press, saying it “should be avoided like cancer”.

The 55-year-old 30 Rock star was speaking ahead of the release of his documentary about the film industry, Seduced and Abandoned.

Alec Baldwin has hit out the press, saying it "should be avoided like cancer"

Alec Baldwin has hit out the press, saying it “should be avoided like cancer”

Alec Baldwin also talked about how he has survived working in the business.

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Ben and Jerry’s has unveiled a new ice cream dedicated to 30 Rock series, aptly called Liz Lemon.

Ben and Jerry’s launched its new lemon and blueberry fro-yo to coincide with the airing of the show’s final episode.

“It’s as sweet and tart as Liz Lemon herself,” said Jerry Greenfield, Ben & Jerry’s co-founder and apparent 30 Rock fan, at the flavor’s unveiling event on Thursday night.

The popular NBC comedy starring Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and Tracy Morgan was in its seventh season when it wrapped up last night.

30 Rock – written by Tina Fey, 42, who plays the goofy but loveable main character Liz Lemon – is loosely based on her own experiences as head writer on Saturday Night Live, which is filmed at the NBC studios headquarters, 30 Rockefeller Center.

Tina Fey – who hosted the Golden Globes this year alongside fellow comedian and friend Amy Poehler – has enjoyed tremendous success for her award-winning sitcom.

Funnily enough, the writer and actress who inspired the new Greek fro-yo flavor is herself of Greek descent.

Ben and Jerry’s are known for their celebrity- and pop culture-inspired ice creams, with notable flavors including Cherry Garcia, Phish Food and Monty Python’s Vermonty Python.

This is not the first time that 30 Rock’s cast members have inspired the ice cream producer.

Ben and Jerry's has unveiled a new ice cream dedicated to 30 Rock series, aptly called Liz Lemon

Ben and Jerry’s has unveiled a new ice cream dedicated to 30 Rock series, aptly called Liz Lemon

Last year the company brought out an ice cream called Schweddy Balls, named for a Saturday Night Live skit featuring Tina Fey’s co-star, Alec Baldwin.

Ben and Jerry’s has also named ice creams after other comedians in the past, with flavors like Stephen Colbert’s American Dream and Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night Snack.

Liz Lemon will hit Ben and Jerry’s stores and frozen food aisles in the next few weeks.

Other celebrity Ben & Jerry’s flavors

  • Cherry Garcia. Inspired by: Grateful Dead lead guitarist, Jerry Garcia. Ingredients: Cherry ice cream, cherries, fudge flakes
  • Phish Food. Inspired by: Phish. Ingredients: Chocolate ice cream, marshmallow, caramel swirls, chocolate fudge fish
  • Imagine Whirled Peace. Inspired by: John Lennon. Ingredients: Caramel and sweet cream ice creams, fudge peace signs, toffee cookie pieces
  • Goodbye Yellow Brickle Road. Inspired by: Elton John. Ingredients: Chocolate ice cream, peanut butter cookie dough, brickle candy, white chocolate chunks
  • Bohemian Raspberry. Inspired by: Queen. Ingredients: Vanilla ice cream, fudge brownies, raspberry swirl
  • Willie Nelson’s Country Peach Cobbler. Inspired by: Willie Nelson. Ingredients: Peach ice cream, cinnamon sugar shortbread, peach swirl
  • Dave Matthews’ Band Magic Brownies. Inspired by: DMB. Ingredients: Black raspberry ice cream, fudge brownies