(KBCWtv) – Actor and comedian Mike Epps was blasted on social media on Sunday over video that shows him and a kangaroo, dancing at a Detroit comedy show. Epps can be seen on video holding the animal’s harness and it’s trainer carrying it around on stage.
Epps took to Instagram and posted a sincere apology for his actions that Friday night and said he will be donating money to a foundation that helps kangaroos. He also apologized for the way things got out of hand and that he didn’t mean any harm to come to the animal.READ MORE: Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'
A representative for the United States Department of Agriculture said they are looking into the matter.MORE NEWS: Penn Jillette On Looking Forward To Getting Back On Stage Post-COVID: 'I Love Doing Shows, It's Really Been My Whole Life'
Epps is best known for his roles in the Friday and Hangover series of movies.