When 12.11.2011Nicole Murphy is seen getting her nails done in a nail bar in Los Angeles. As she leaves the salon in the early evening the photographers ask her about her ex husband Eddie Murphy stepping down from hosting the Oscars. Nicole is surprised at this news and reveals that she had no idea until the photographers told her. She admits, as she gets into her car, that Eddie would have made a great host.
Nicole married the actor and comedian in 1998 but it ended in divorce in 2005. During their marriage, the couple had five children together