Kramer doesn't look like this anymore! Seinfeld star Michael Richards looks unrecognisable as he discusses his new memoir in rare Aussie TV interview

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By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 19:36 EDT, 11 June 2024 | Updated: 19:47 EDT, 11 June 2024

He is champion known for playing nan domiciled of Cosmo Kramer connected celebrated tv sitcom Seinfeld from 1989 to 1998.

And connected Wednesday, Michael Richards looked unrecognisable arsenic he amazed fans pinch a uncommon TV appearance.

The American actor, 74, looked overmuch different from his clip connected nan show, sporting grey hairsbreadth arsenic he discussed his new memoir Entrances and Exits connected Channel Seven's Sunrise.

During nan interview, Michael revealed why he decided to constitute a memoir 18 years aft stepping distant from nan spotlight.

'It's a memoir each nan measurement up to my property now astatine 75, and I person a batch of life to talk astir since I was small and each nan measurement done into show business,' he explained.

Michael Richards looked unrecognisable and amazed fans arsenic he made a uncommon TV quality connected Wednesday

'Certainly really I came into myself arsenic an character and really I discovered myself to beryllium an artist. I was moving pinch my journals and I started to constitute astir nan Seinfeld show and arsenic I sewage into it, it started to move into a book.'

He besides opened up astir his infamous tirade astatine nan Laugh Factory successful 2006 wherever he exploded successful anger and hurled racist slurs astatine hecklers during a stand-up show.

'I had to commencement pinch that forgiveness successful myself, ultimately. How do I move connected from specified a bad night? Bad night. Horrible night. Said horrible things. That was 18 years ago,' he admitted.

'There was a batch of self-reflection. And moving deeper into myself. Interesting really a business for illustration that is simply a catalyst for moving towards a amended me. So that's it. Recovery, forgiveness and reconciliation.'

The American actor, 74, looked overmuch different from his clip connected Seinfeld arsenic he discussed his caller memoir Entrances and Exits connected Channel Seven's Sunrise

In November 2006, shocking footage of Richards emerged of him many times calling an assemblage member, who interrupted his act, a group slur. 

'Throw his ass out…He’s a n*****! Look there’s a n*****!' Richards tin beryllium heard saying successful nan video. 

During his meltdown, Richards many times branded achromatic members of nan assemblage 'n******' while yelling: 'Fifty years agone we'd person you upside down pinch a f***ing fork up your a***.'

Following nan shocking incident, he went connected David Letterman to definitive his regret arsenic he stated: 'I'm really busted up complete this and I'm very, very sorry. I americium not a racist, that's what's truthful insane astir this. I said immoderate beautiful nasty things to immoderate African-Americans, a batch of trash talk.' 

During nan interview, Michael revealed why he decided to constitute a memoir 18 years aft stepping distant from nan spotlight

The father-of-two continued: 'You know, I'm a performer... I push nan envelope; I activity successful a very uncontrolled mode connected stage. I do a batch of free association, it's spontaneous, I spell into character.' 

According to The Guardian, astatine nan time, his two-minute tirade near nan assemblage 'confused' and 'uncertain whether nan utmost connection was portion of Richards' act.' 

The publication noted that, astatine 1 point, 'the target of Richards' comments shouted backmost astatine Richards respective times, telling him that nan insults were uncalled for.' 

'I person a batch of life to talk astir since I was small and each nan measurement done into show business,' he explained. Richards' caller memoir is retired now


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