Uber-publicist Howard Rubenstein, who was hired just today by the "Seinfeld" star, tells TMZ that Richards was on the phone today with Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton, apologizing for his racial rant last Friday at L.A.'s Laugh Factory -- a rant captured on video and first shown on TMZ.
TMZ.com and the New York Times are reporting that Michael Richards, whose career has taken a serious tumble after a stand-up performance turned horribly racist, has hired Howard Rubenstein today. From TMZ.com