Watch Dave Chappelle Beautifully Honor Charlie Murphy

15 April, 2017, 01:41 | Author: Warren Cooper
  • Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57

Murphy, the older brother of Eddie Murphy, died Wednesday in New York City at the age of 57 after a battle with leukemia.

"My good friend Charlie Murphy died this morning and everybody in comedy is heartbroken." .

John revealed Charlie had coined his favourite phrase, "habitual line-stepper", in his regular True Hollywood Stories segments on Chappelle's Show, while Dave then shared a amusing story about another late star, Prince.

"Today, I got some bad news", funnyman Dave told the audience. Dave then took a moment to remember Murphy, who was most known for his skits on Chapelle's Show.

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At Chappelle's request, Mayer played his song "You're Gonna Live Forever in Me" in tribute to Murphy.

"Can I just say, Charlie Murphy. loved him", he began.

Mayer, who was performing in Columbus, Ohio, brought Chappelle onto the stage with him toward the end of the show. Our prayers and condolences go out to the friends and family of Mr. Murphy. "We respectfully ask for privacy during this time of great loss for all of us".

Aside from his collaborations with Chappelle, Charlie also worked with his brother Eddie on his films such as 1989's Harlem Nights, 1995's Vampire in Brooklyn and the 2007 film, Norbit. He voiced roles in animated TV series that include The Boondocks and Black Jesus. He has also starred on shows such as "Are We There Yet?", "1000 Ways to Die" and recently the Starz series "Power".

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