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Eddie Murphy To Receive Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

Eddie Murphy is to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour for 2015, it has been announced. The actor represents the first movie star to pick up the prestigious prize since Will Ferrell in...

Eddie Murphy To Receive Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

Eddie Murphy is being honoured for his achievements in comedy by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The 54-year-old actor and comedian will receive the 18th annual Mark Twain Prize for American...

Eddie Murphy To Receive Top Kennedy Center Honour

The Beverly Hills Cop star will follow in the footsteps of previous recipients Richard Pryor, Carol Burnett, Steve Martin and Billy Crystal when he is presented with the top prize during a ceremony...

Snoop Dogg Planning Vegas Trip For Beckham's 40th

Snoop Dogg is planning to treat David Beckham to a ''big'' night out in Las Vegas to celebrate his 40th birthday. The 'Young, Wild and Free' hitmaker wants to give the former footballer - who...

Will Ferrell And Zach Galifianakis Nearly Hosted Academy Awards

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis came close to hosting the Oscars in 2012.The pair were keen to assume hosting responsibilities following the withdrawal of comedian Eddie Murphy, but their plans ultimately failed to convince producers...

Eddie Murphy In Talks To Play Richard Pryor's Dad In Biopic

Mike Epps has been cast as the late comedy legend, and Murphy is considering a supporting role as Pryor's abusive father, LeRoy, according to U.S. news show Entertainment Tonight. Kate Hudson has...

Eddie Murphy Is Reportedly In Talks To Join The Cast Of Upcoming Richard Pryor Biopic

Eddie Murphy is said to be in talks to join the cast of the as-yet-untitled Richard Pryor biopic, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The film is being produced by the Weinstein Co, with award winning...

Eddie Murphy Refused To Play Bill Cosby On Saturday Night Live

Eddie Murphy refused to play troubled comedian Bill Cosby in a sketch during the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary show on Sunday (15Feb15).The Beverly Hills Cop actor returned to the U.S. comedy series after more...

Nick Cannon's Valentine's Date

Nick Cannon enjoyed a romantic Valentine's Day (14.02.15) date with Nicole Murphy.The 'America's Got Talent' host and the 'Hollywood Exes' star - who was previously married to Eddie Murphy and split from fiance Michael Strahan...

Kanye West Mocks Himself

Kanye West poked fun at himself during a live link to the 'Saturday Night Live' 40th anniversary show last night (15.02.15).The 'Bound 2' rapper strode onto the stage at the Grammy Awards last weekend to...

Eddie Murphy Says Stand-up Comedy 'Stopped Being Fun'

Eddie Murphy walked away from stand-up comedy because it ''stopped being fun''. The 53-year-old entertainer is widely considered to be one of the best stand-ups of all time, but has shunned the genre in recent...

Eddie Murphy Stopped Having Stand-up Fun

Eddie Murphy quit stand-up comedy because it ''stopped being fun''. The 53-year-old star - who is now an actor and reggae singer - got tired of telling jokes in an industry saturated by hundreds of...

Eddie Murphy Set To Star In 'Saturday Night Live' Special

Eddie Murphy is to return to the programme where it all started for him, as the comedian announced his return to ‘Saturday Night Live’ for its 40th anniversary special. It will be his first appearance...

Eddie Murphy Returning To Saturday Night Live

Eddie Murphy will return to 'Saturday Night Live' for the show's 40th anniversary.The 53-year-old actor got his big break as a series regular on the sketch programme in 1980 but hasn't appeared as a guest...

Eddie Murphy Returning To Saturday Night Live After 30 Years

Comedian Eddie Murphy is set to make a return to Saturday Night Live after more than 30 years.The funnyman has signed on to appear in the forthcoming 40th anniversary special for the U.S. sketch show,...

Eddie Murphy Unsure Of Beverly Hills Cop Future

Eddie Murphy is not keen on returning for 'Beverly Hills Cop 4'.The comedian and actor played the protagonist Axel Foley - a hilarious police detective - in the original three movies released in 1984, 1987...

Eddie Murphy Wanted To Write Song About Ebola Crisis

Eddie Murphy was keen to address the Ebola crisis in West Africa on his new reggae single Oh Jah Jah but cut the lyric because he thought it would date the song.The Beverly Hills Cop...

Mel B: I'm A Fighter

Mel B insists she is a ''fighter''.The 39-year-old star's marriage to husband Stephen Belafonte is said to be on the rocks as a flurry of rumours about their relationship fly, but despite the apparent turmoil...

Mel B Plans Surgery To Correct Blind Left Eye

Mel B is planning ''life-changing'' surgery after revealing she is completely blind in her left eye. The 39-year-old singer has previously spoken about issues with her eyes after laser surgery went wrong 15 years ago,...

Mel B Dated A Woman For Four Years

Mel B dated a woman for four years. The former Spice Girls star - who is now married to second husband Stephen Belafonte - has confessed to having had a long-term relationship with a woman...

Macauley Culkin Is Alive! Reports Surrounding His Death Prove False

Macauley Culkin is very much alive, despite reports which circulated on social media on Saturday (8th November).Macaulay Culkin is alive!Read More: Bottled Off: 10 Bands Who Suffered Worst Fates Than Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground.The...

Eddie Murphy Cooks Up Another Dramatic Role

Comedian Eddie Murphy has been tapped to replace Samuel L. Jackson in an upcoming drama called Cook.The Pulp Fiction star was originally slated for the lead role, but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts, and...

Eddie Murphy Lands Lead Role In Cook

Eddie Murphy is to play the lead role in 'Cook'.The 53-year-old actor has been cast in the drama movie - based on a true story - as a chef who is hired by a dying...

Mike Epps To Play Richard Pryor In Biopic

Mike Epps will play comedian Richard Pryor in a forthcoming biopic of the US comedian.The news has been confirmed on Twitter by Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels, who posted a picture of himself with Epps -...

Nicole Murphy And Michael Strahan End Engagement

Eddie Murphy's ex-wife Nicole has ended her five-year engagement to former American football star-turned- Tv personality Michael Strahan.The model and reality Tv regular is determined to stay close to the former New York Giants star,...

Eddie Murphy's Namesake Drops Defamation Lawsuit

Eddie Murphy is in the clear after a comedian who shares his last name dropped a defamation lawsuit against the star.Brando Murphy filed a $50 million (£29.4 million) lawsuit against the Shrek actor, accusing him...

Eddie Murphy's Representative Denies Pregnancy Report

A representative for comedian Eddie Murphy has denied a U.S. tabloid report suggesting he is set to become a father for the ninth time.Sources tell Star magazine the Shrek star's girlfriend, 35-year-old model Paige Butcher,...

Neil Patrick Harris And 9 Other Actors Who Donned Drag For Roles

So, Neil Patrick Harris basically won the Tonys 2014 (the whole thing) with his performance of "Sugar Daddy" from Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Harris has been making headlines as the lead in the Broadway...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Glad He's Not 'Over The Hill'

Arnold Schwarzenegger is glad he's not an actor who is ''over the hill''.The 66-year-old star - who hits the big screen in 'Sabotage' - is delighted his age hasn't prevented him starring in Hollywood blockbusters....

‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Back On The Beat! Eddie Murphy Will Reprise Role For 2016 Reboot

It’s been 20 years since we’ve seen Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley in Beverly Hills Cop and for almost as long we’ve been hearing about the rumoured fourth movie. Finally, we now have an official...

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