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Harvey: 'Pryor Was Mac's Inspiration'

13th August 2008

Late star BERNIE MAC aspired to be as popular as actor RICHARD PRYOR, according to comedian STEVE HARVEY. The funnyman...

Cook Beats Stand-up Record

4th January 2008

Stand-up comedian Dane Cook has broken the record for the longest set at Hollywood's legendary Laugh Factory club with a...

Sixx Recalls 'Blasted' Mother Partying With Pryor

20th August 2007

MOTLEY CRUE rocker NIKKI SIXX has vivid childhood memories of his mother leaving him to look after his younger sister...

Pryor's Daughter Fights To Annul Marriage

17th July 2007

Late comedian RICHARD PRYOR's daughter is attempting to annul her father's marriage to her stepmother. ELIZABETH PRYOR has filed paperwork...

Tucker: 'Pryor Approval Meant I'd Made It'

11th July 2007

CHRIS TUCKER knew he'd made it as a comedian when legendary funnyman RICHARD PRYOR praised his stand-up routine. The Rush...

Labelle Stunned By Pryor's Generosity

30th May 2007

PATTI LABELLE had to call her husband from the road when touring partner RICHARD PRYOR bought her a car and...

Pryor Widow Settles Lawsuit

26th April 2007

RICHARD PRYOR's widow Jennifer has reached a settlement with Universal Music Group after she sued the label for selling 11...

My Chemical Romance, Timberlake + Gnarls Triumph In Blender Poll

15th January 2007

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and GNARLS BARKLEY have picked up the leading awards in US men's magazine Blender's 2006...

Pryor Biopic Gets Re-write

15th December 2006

The biopic of late comedian RICHARD PRYOR is back on track after several script rewrites delayed the movie's production. Actor/comedian...

Pryor's Kids Fight Widow Over Last Will And Testament

27th October 2006

Comedian RICHARD PRYOR's children are ganging up on his widow JENNIFER in a bid to get what they think is...

Nelson Campaigns Against Horse Culls

23rd August 2006

Country star WILLIE NELSON is lending his support to a proposed new bill outlawing horse slaughter. The Texan singer joins...

Pryor's Daughter Accuses Wife Of Abuse

13th May 2006

The daughter of late comic RICHARD PRYOR has hit out at her father's widow JENNIFER LEE, accusing her of mentally...

Pryor Ceramics On Auction

16th March 2006

A ceramic bowl painted by late comic RICHARD PRYOR is for sale on auction website eBay to benefit an animal...

The Things They Say 1317

15th February 2006

"You know those evolution charts of man? He was the dude walking upright." Funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE on his late hero...

U2'S 'Big, Big Night' At The Grammys

9th February 2006

Irish rockers U2 stunned the music world last night (08FEB06) when they picked up five Grammy Awards in Los Angeles...

U2'S `Big, Big Night' At The Grammys

9th February 2006

Irish rockers U2 stunned the music world last night (08JAN08) when they picked up five Grammy Awards in Los Angeles...

Pryor Award Goes To Elephant Rights Activist

20th January 2006

Late comic RICHARD PRYOR has been honoured for his animal rights campaigning with an award in his name, by the...

Bowie And Cream Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

10th January 2006

Rock legends DAVID BOWIE and the ERIC CLAPTON-fronted CREAM are to be honoured for their contributions to music with a...

Pryor Set For Posthumous Honour

19th December 2005

Late comedian RICHARD PRYOR is set to be honoured by the Los Angeles City Council. On 10 December (05),...

Stars Say Goodbye To Pryor

19th December 2005

RICHARD PRYOR's famous friends DIANA ROSS, PAULY SHORE, GEORGE LOPEZ and MONIQUE IMES-JACKSON paid their respects to the late comedian...

Pryor's Wife Pays Tribute

14th December 2005

RICHARD PRYOR's widow JENNIFER LEE PRYOR has paid tribute to her late husband, admitting he could be "an angel and...

Pryor's Widow Plans Huge Benefit

13th December 2005

RICHARD PRYOR's widow JENNIFER has announced plans to hold a huge benefit memorial for the late comedian next month (JAN06)....

Fascinating Fact 659

13th December 2005

"You can be sure that God's having a good laugh tonight." WHOOPI GOLDBERG pays tribute to late comedian RICHARD PRYOR....

The Things They Say 840

12th December 2005

"He was a sweet, nice man, unlike the character he played when he performed." BILL COSBY on late comedian RICHARD...

Stars Laugh About Pryor's Death At Tribute Night

12th December 2005

Late funnyman RICHARD PRYOR was sent off with a few laughs last night (11DEC05) when stars including CHRIS ROCK, DAMON...

Stars Pay Tribute To Richard Pryor

12th December 2005

A host of stars have paid tribute to late comedian RICHARD PRYOR, who died on Saturday (10DEC05) aged 65....

Comedy Great Richard Pryor Dead

11th December 2005

Comedy legend RICHARD PRYOR has died of a heart attack yesterday (10DEC05), nine days after celebrating his 65th birthday....

Quincy Jones Urges Rappers To Drop The 'N' Word

8th November 2005

Legendary music mogul QUINCY JONES is urging rappers to stop using the word "n**ger" because it offends him when he...

Steve Martin's Comedy Career Honoured

24th October 2005

American actor STEVE MARTIN was awarded the Mark Twain Prize For American Humour at Washington DC's Kennedy Center Concert Hall...

Richard Pryor Sues Record Label

15th October 2005

Ailing comedian RICHARD PRYOR has slapped Universal Music Group with a lawsuit, accusing the record label of marketing and selling...

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