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Live-Action 'Beauty And The Beast' Is Even Better With Eddie Murphy

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.21.2017 | Comedy

The “Beverly Hills Cop” himself is on the case of the upcoming live-action “Beauty and the Beast,” set for release March 17. Watch Eddie Murph...

Watch Famous Comedians Kill In Their First Stand-Up Performances

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.24.2017 | Comedy

Yeah, they had the chops then, too. Rumble has assembled what it claims to be clips of big-time comedians performing stand-up for the first time. Chec...

We're Just Burnin' Doin' the Neutron Dance with Shyboy and Allee Willis

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.13.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

In November 1983, The Pointer Sisters released their most successful album, Break Out, which spawned four Top Ten singles, won two Grammy Awards, and ...

Eddie Murphy Says Partying With Robin Williams Reaffirmed His Faith

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.15.2017 | Entertainment

Eddie Murphy gets candid about his faith in God, avoiding drugs, and his hopes for an Oscar in a new interview on The Hollywood Reporter’s podcast ...

Netflix Adds Eddie Murphy To Roster For Fake Documentary

Deadline Hollywood | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.07.2016 | Black Voices

Netflix is negotiating for Soul Soul Soul: The Murray Murray Story, a fake documentary that will star Eddie Murphy....

24 Must-See Movies & TV Series At This Year's Tribeca Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.13.2016 | Entertainment

If you've heard anything about this year's Tribeca Film Festival lineup, it's probably gossip about the anti-vaccination documentary that organizers (...

Divine Tricksters

Don Cosentino | Posted 02.11.2017 | Religion
Don Cosentino

Carl Jung said it is from a stew of unconscious impulses that our most ancient and ubiquitous mythic archetypes emerge: Gods and monsters without boundaries who yo-yo thru genres often comical.

How "White Privilege" Is Helping Black Lives Matter

Ashley Samone Nash | Posted 01.28.2017 | Black Voices
Ashley Samone Nash

Sadly, it's the voices of multi-millionaires or White pop stars that have taken precedent over those of unsupported coalitions or community organizations.

The Time Eddie Murphy Almost Skipped The Oscars Due To Diversity

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.21.2016 | Black Voices

Long before Will and Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee said they wouldn't be attending this year's Academy Awards, Eddie Murphy considered snubbing the...

Eddie Murphy And Girlfriend Paige Butcher Are Expecting A Child

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.05.2015 | Entertainment

Congratulations are in order for Eddie Murphy and his girlfriend of four years, Paige Butcher. The couple are expecting their first child together, Mu...

Eddie Murphy Nails Bill Cosby Joke In Rare Stand-Up Set

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.19.2015 | Entertainment

Eddie Murphy delivered a rare stand-up set with the very thing he didn't want to do a few months ago: a Bill Cosby joke. Murphy received the Mark Twa...

Eddie Murphy Explains Why He Wouldn't Portray Bill Cosby On 'SNL' Special

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.14.2015 | Entertainment

Eddie Murphy says he chose not to reprise his famous impression of Bill Cosby on the "Saturday Night Live" 40th anniversary special because he didn't ...

Exclusive: Vogue Superstar Beverly Johnson Shares Her Thoughts on Race, Bill Cosby, Golf and Her New Memoir

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 09.30.2016 | Home
Jeryl Brunner

Johnson recounts how she became an in-demand globetrotting superstar hanging out at fashion designer Halston's legendary parties with Liza Minnelli and Elizabeth Taylor, going to Studio 54, her relationship with tennis legend Arthur Ashe and much more.

Why Can't We Drop the Mic? 5 Black Stars Who Have No Business Making Rap Music, But Are Doing It Anyway

Ira Hobbs II | Posted 09.25.2016 | Black Voices
Ira Hobbs II

An overwhelming amount of Black professional athletes, movie stars, comedians, and countless others have gone as far as releasing singles, music videos, and full albums littered with trash bars, terrible beats, and ridiculous visuals. Here are 5 people who left us all dazed and confused

Remember That Time Eddie Murphy Walked Into The Women’s Room At The VMAs?

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment

Fast forward to about 6:00 in. (Source: YouTube, obviously) Hey, it’s been about 30 years since Eddie Murphy took the world on a tour of the ladies...

Watch Jay Pharoah Imitate Eddie Murphy, Kevin Hart And Stewie Griffin

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.31.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

After his gut-busting Denzel Washington and Barack Obama impressions on HuffPost Live in May, "Saturday Night Live" star Jay Pharoah returned to HuffP...

Norm Macdonald Throws Shade At Seth Meyers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.21.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Norm Macdonald shared a few cheeky comments about fellow "Saturday Night Live" alum Seth Meyers with HuffPost Live on Tuesday during a conversation ab...

Trading Places

Eoin Higgins | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics
Eoin Higgins

Rachel Dolezal has appropriated the black skin of those she came into her political maturity hoping to help. This woman grew up in relative affluence and privilege and confused a genuine political awakening with a shift in identity.

20 Rich and Famous Community College Graduates

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business

While it's impressive and inspiring to hear stories of a self-made celebrities who carved out their fortunes without a college degree to their names, you might be surprised to see the 20 millionaires that landed on this list by attending community college.

Jim Breuer: Sports & Comedy Intersect for Stand-Up Guy

Terry Lyons | Posted 05.27.2016 | Comedy
Terry Lyons

No matter how much talent a professional coach has on his roster or a player has in his God-given gene pool, there's nothing that compares to preparation through practice, even if the ticket-buying public thinks they can just roll out the balls and play. Now picture the life of a stand-up comic.

Eddie Murphy To Be Honored With Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON, April 9 (Reuters) - Comedian Eddie Murphy, famed for his roles in films like "Beverly Hills Cop" and "Trading Places," will receive the ...

Bill Cosby, Eddie Murphy and My Dad: Not So Black & White

Neal Wooten | Posted 04.28.2015 | Entertainment
Neal Wooten

The year 1983 was a great year in my life. I graduated high school, bought my first car, and Eddie Murphy came out with Delirious. A classmate loaned me the tape one day and explained that Murphy was very funny.

Grateful for SNL's Humility

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment
Bruce Weinstein

Sincere humility and gratitude aren't qualities one normally associates with the entertainment industry. That's why I was bowled over during the closing segments of Saturday Night Live's recent 40th-anniversary broadcast.

Bill Cosby Applauds Eddie Murphy For Not Impersonating Him On 'SNL 40'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: In a statement to NBC News, Bill Cosby said he was pleased Eddie Murphy turned down a chance to impersonate him during Sunday's "SNL 40" anniv...

Watch Eddie Murphy's Underwhelming Return To 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.16.2015 | Entertainment

Eddie Murphy was one of the "Saturday Night Live" alumni that people were most excited to see at Sunday's 40th anniversary special, largely because th...