(CBS SF) – 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: UPDATE: CHP Deactivates Amber Alert After Children Found Safe in Modesto; Missing Woman Still Sought
A representative for the United States Department of Agriculture said they are looking into the matter.MORE NEWS: South Bay Congressman Welcomes Afghan Refugees Arriving in Fremont
Epps is best known for his roles in the Friday and Hangover series of movies.