Healing Tracy Morgan Vows Comeback, Worries Won’t Be Funny

Healing Tracy Morgan Vows Comeback, Worries Won’t Be Funny

This photo provided by NBC shows, from left, Matt Lauer, Tracy Morgan, and Benedict Morelli appearing on NBC News' "Today" show on Monday, June 1, 2015 , in New York. The actor-comedian Morgan said Monday he doesn't remember anything about the limo accident that left him in a coma for two weeks, and said that, a year later, he still has bad days as well as good. Appearing live on the "Today" show for his first public appearance since the accident, Morgan sat clutching a cane and became emotional as he recalled learning after the crash June 7, 2014, that his fellow comedian, James "Jimmy Mack" McNair, was killed. (Peter Kramer/NBC via AP)
This photo provided by NBC shows, from left, Matt Lauer, Tracy Morgan, and Benedict Morelli appearing on NBC News’ “Today” show on Monday, June 1, 2015 , in New York. (Peter Kramer/NBC via AP)

(Reuters) – An emotional Tracy Morgan, fighting back tears in his first interviews since he was injured in a crash with a Wal-Mart truck that killed his friend a year ago, vowed to return to comedy on Monday but said he wonders whether he can be funny again.

The comedian, who starred in the television show “30 Rock” and the late night comedy sketch “Saturday Night Live,” held a cane and was accompanied by his lawyer as he was interviewed on NBC’s “Today” program.

“I love comedy and I can’t wait to get back to it. But right now my goal is just to heal and get better because I’m not 100 percent yet,” Morgan said. “And when I’m there, you’ll know it. I’ll get back to making you laugh, I promise you.”

In an additional interview aired later on “NBC Nightly News,” he said he has good days and bad days and is fearful about the future.

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