WATCH: Larry Wilmore rips into Piers Morgan for criticizing his use of "n*gga" at the White House Correspondents Dinner

The Comedy Central host had to take the disgraced former CNN personality to school — and did, repeatedly

Published May 3, 2016 1:21PM (EDT)

Larry Wilmore   (Comedy Central)
Larry Wilmore (Comedy Central)

On Monday night's edition of The Nightly Show, host Larry Wilmore addressed some of the criticisms of his performance at the White House Correspondents Dinner -- in particular, Piers Morgan calling him out for addressing President Obama as "my n*gga."

According to Morgan, Wilmore said "Yo, Barry, you did it my n*gger!" But that's not what Wilmore said, as he explained. "He thinks I called the president a 'n*gger'? I don't believe I said that."

"Piers, you did not properly conjugate that slur," he said. "N*gger is the word white people use to denigrate, demean, and dehumanize black people."

"N*gga," however, "is a term of endearment some black people use between each other to take back that power."

Wilmore also pointed out that Morgan wrote that "Larry, you're not a n****r and nor is Barack Obama," to which he replied -- "I know! Stop calling us that! Conjugate the slur!"

Watch the entire clip below via Comedy Central.

By Scott Eric Kaufman

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