October 27th, 2010
01:09 PM ET
"The Hangover" star Zach Galifianakis is finally speaking out about Mel Gibson being cut from the hit movie's upcoming sequel.
During a podcast earlier this month, the funnyman hinted that he was in a deep protest on the set of the film, but refused to give specifics. At the October 25 Hollywood Awards Gala in Beverly Hills, however, Galifianakis made the issue a bit more obvious, reports E! Online.
Accepting the evening's Comedy Actor Award, Galifianakis referred to "The Hangover" director Todd Phillips as "the worst Jew in Hollywood," before adding, "That's an inside joke!"
Gibson, of course, made headlines for anti-Semitic comments he made during a 2006 DUI bust, when he ranted to officers that "Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world."
Meanwhile, Phillips says he has no regrets about axing Gibson and handing over the role of a Bangkok tattoo artist to Liam Neeson.
"'The Hangover 2' is a family ... and as much as I loved the idea [of Gibson being in the film], a lot of people didn't," he told "Entertainment Tonight." "I didn't want anything to come in between that family."
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