Lance Bass used a nasty word for a transgender person Thursday morning on Access Hollywood, and he didn't feel bad about it at all.
According to The Advocate, Bass, a guest co-host on the show, was interviewing comic Billy Eichner and suggested the funnyman head to Manhattan's far West Village to find "trannies" to interview for man-on-the-street segments.
"So you need to go to Christopher and Hudson and get those trannies on the corner there -- that would be perfect," Bass said to Eichner. Eichner agreed, saying "I love a tranny" before correcting himself.
"We're not supposed to call them trannies anymore," Eichner said. "Did you see that Neil Patrick Harris called them a tranny [sic] on Twitter?"
Bass replied, "Oh, no? Great, now I'm going to get in trouble."
Then a nonplussed Bass said he "didn't get the memo" about the word being offensive and concluded "I like my good ol' trannies."