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Eddie Griffin Sued Over Comedy Gig

12th July 2013

Comedian Eddie Griffin is facing a lawsuit over a controversial show in California last year (12).Leslie Champlin has filed legal papers against Griffin and bosses at Tommy T's Comedy Club in Pleasanton alleging she and...

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Eddie Griffin Threatened With Legal Action By Gig-goer

24th July 2012

A woman who threw a drink over Eddie Griffin at a recent comedy gig has threatened to sue the star if he fails to apologise for allegedly insulting her during the show.Fiona Walshe was in...

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Eddie Griffin Stand-up Show Interrupted By Drink-throwing Woman

16th July 2012

Comedian Eddie Griffin cut short his stand-up gig in California on Friday (13Jul12) after a female reveller hurled a drink at the star onstage.The crowd member at Tommy T's Comedy Club in Pleasanton had allegedly...

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Eddie Griffin Officially Divorced

25th March 2012

Comedian Eddie Griffin is officially divorced from his wife, less than six months after they wed.The Undercover Brother star married Nia Rivers in Las Vegas on 8 September (11), but they filed for divorce on...

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Griffin 'Reconciles With Newlywed Wife'

17th November 2011

Comedian Eddie Griffin has reconciled with his wife after the pair filed a joint divorce petition last month (Oct11).The Undercover Brother star and Nia Rivers cited "irreconcilable differences" in a divorce filing submitted in Las...

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Eddie Griffin Weds In Las Vegas

13th September 2011

Comedian Eddie Griffin has married in Las Vegas.The Undercover Brother star tied the knot with fiancee Nia Rivers on Thursday (08Sep11), according to Tmz.com. The wedding party included the bride and groom and just four...

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Stars Gather For Jackson Tribute

27th June 2010

MICHAEL JACKSON's longtime friends COREY FELDMAN, EDDIE GRIFFIN and MICKEY ROONEY joined members of the King of Pop's family in Beverly Hills on Saturday night (26Jun10) to raise funds for the late superstar's favourite charities.Stars...

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Griffin Hit With Tax Demands

12th January 2010

Comedian EDDIE GRIFFIN is facing further financial woes - tax officials are chasing him over outstanding debts.The Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo star owes up to $147,841 (£92,400) to the state of California, according to public...

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Griffin Sued Over Bounced Cheque

6th May 2009

Comedian EDDIE GRIFFIN is at the centre of a new court case accusing him of failing to pay the donation he pledged to a U.S. charity. In 2007, the actor gave $150,000 (£99,500) to the Jamaica...

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Griffin Hits Back At Assault Accuser

28th May 2008

LATEST: Comedian EDDIE GRIFFIN is firing back at claims he racially abused and assaulted a TV show crew member - insisting the accusation is "absurd". Vince Beane has filed a lawsuit against Griffin, alleging the...

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Comedian Griffin Sued For Assault

28th May 2008

U.S. comic EDDIE GRIFFIN is facing legal action from a member of a TV crew who claims to have been assaulted by the star. Vince Beane has filed papers at Los Angeles Superior Court accusing...

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Griffin's Profane Performance Pulled

6th September 2007

A stand-up routine by comedian EDDIE GRIFFIN was cut short in Miami, Florida on Friday night (31Aug07) when the UNDERCOVER BROTHER star showered the audience with expletives and repeatedly used the word "n**ger". Griffin was...

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Griffin's Wrecked Ferrari A Premiere Piece

10th April 2007

The Enzo Ferrari sportscar EDDIE GRIFFIN wrecked during a recent charity race will be on show when the funnyman launches his new action movie REDLINE on Thursday (12APR07). The NORBIT star was taking part in...

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Angry Griffin: 'Ferrari Crash Was No Stunt'

29th March 2007

LATEST: Funnyman EDDIE GRIFFIN has angrily slammed reports suggesting his Ferrari crash on Monday (26MAR07) was a publicity stunt. The NORBIT star was taking part in a charity race at the Irwindale Speedway in California...

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Griffin Unscathed From Ferrari Crash

27th March 2007

Comedian EDDIE GRIFFIN escaped from a car crash unscathed yesterday (26MAR07) after smashing a rare $1.5 million (GBP769,230) sports car into a wall on a California racetrack. The NORBIT star, 38, was practicing for a...

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Griffin Sued By Limousine Company

29th January 2005

Funnyman EDDIE GRIFFIN isn't laughing at a new lawsuit in which he's being accused of refusing to pay a limousine service bill. The bosses of Gemstar Limousine Service in Malibu, California, claim the UNDERCOVER...

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Griffin Takes On Pryor

9th July 2004

Funnyman EDDIE GRIFFIN is bringing ailing RICHARD PRYOR back to the big screen in a new movie inspired by the comedy legend. Griffin will play a character based on Pryor in new movie, PRYOR...

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Eddie Griffin To Run An Irish Pub

30th March 2004

UNDERCOVER BROTHER star EDDIE GRIFFIN is preparing to fly to Ireland for his latest role - as a pub owner. The American comedian will head over to the Emerald Isle in May (04) to...

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Jackson Makes Friends With Troubled Baseball Star

24th December 2003

MICHAEL JACKSON is getting some much-needed support from another troubled star - former baseball great DARRYL STRAWBERRY. Strawberry, 41, was released from a Florida prison in April (03) after serving 11 months of an...

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Eddie Griffin Takes On Animal Role

21st May 2003

American comedian EDDIE GRIFFIN will unleash the beast in him for his new role - when he plays an ox. The UNDERCOVER BROTHER star will provide the voice of BABE THE BLUE OX for...

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Nielsen Joins Scary Movie 3 Cast

18th April 2003

Spoof veteran LESLIE NIELSEN is making a return to his favoured genre - by signing up for a role in SCARY MOVIE 3. The NAKED GUN star has been recruited to the join the...

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Eddie Griffin Hits Back At Critics

13th April 2003

LATEST: Comedian EDDIE GRIFFIN has hit out at critics who slammed him for calling a Sikh man OSAMA BIN LADEN in his new movie - insisting they have "hair up their butt"....

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Eddie Griffin Angers Sikh Community

8th April 2003

UNDERCOVER BROTHER star EDDIE GRIFFIN has infuriated the Sikh community with his new comedy DYSFUNKTIONAL FAMILY. Alleging bigotry, the SIKH COALITION is leading a protest against Griffin by more than 100 organisations against the...

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