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Chevy Chase Unleashes 'N-Word' on 'Community' Set THR, TVLine

Chevy Chase, reportedly frustrated with his character on the NBC comedy "Community," used the N-word on the set while venting his anger, then immediately apologized to his colleagues, according to The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed.

Chase reportedly used the slur when he questioned dialogue between two African-American castmates, Donald Glover and Yvette Nicole Brown. According to the story, the word wasn't directed at them.

Production was briefly interrupted after the slur, reports TVLine.com. Chase issued a formal apology to the cast and crew, the story notes. Reps for NBC and Chase declined to comment.