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Charlie Murphy was laid to rest in NYC and his memorial service looked like a comedy hall of fame. Dave Chappelle, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, Eddie Griffin, Cedric the Entertainer, Donnell Rawlings and Neal Brennan all gathered to honor Charlie. Donnell and Neal worked closely with Charlie on "Chappelle's Show" and there were many callbacks to his hysterical work on the Comedy Central classic. For instance, Eddie Griffin captioned a pic from the service, "Darkness »
- TMZ Staff
Charlie Murphy was laid to rest on Wednesday, according to multiple social media posts from stars and family who attended the funeral service for the late comedian.
"Darkness is spreading… paying last respects to brother Charlie Murphy," Griffin wrote in a Twitter post with a picture of himself and others at the service.
The comedian, actor and older brother of Eddie Murphy died April 12 at the age of 57.
The late Murphy worked as a security guard for his »
- Ryan Parker
Charlie Murphy's family and friends gathered to lay the comedian to rest Wednesday evening and honor his life. Dave Chappelle, George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley and more comedians gathered together to pay their respects in New Jersey. Murphy, 57, passed away last week after a battle with leukemia. Cedric shared a photo of the group on Instagram. "Tonite we joined Family n Friends to pay tribute and lay to rest our brother the Legendary #charliemurphy @neilbrennan @realdlhughley @georgelopez @eddiegriffin @donnellrawlings @davechapelle S/o @jaypharoah @affioncrockett #Capone #terryhodges #garfield," he captioned the picture. Donnell Rawlings also shared a photo of his friends paying »
Charlie Murphy‘s family and friends gathered in New Jersey on Wednesday evening to celebrate the late comedian’s life.
“Tonite we joined Family n Friends to pay tribute and lay to rest our brother the Legendary #charliemurphy,” Cedric captioned a group photo that also included Neal Brennan, Eddie Griffin, Affion Crockett, Donnell Rawlings and D.L. Hughley.
“We love you charlie Rip keep doing it big,” Rawlings captioned a different photo of the friends. »
- Karen Mizoguchi
Dave Chappelle is joining some other major comedians tonight by going back to his roots in stand up. Comedians like Chris Rock, Jon Stewart, Donnell Rawlings and Jerry Seinfeld have returned to the pure comedy of performing stand-up and Chappelle is doing the same. It’s what got him his amazing career in the first place and it’s what’s putting him back in the spotlight today. Honestly I don’t think I’ve ever been as excited about a stand up show as I am for these two specials. In the history of comedy shows I was psyched to see I think Chris
Dave Chappelle Is Back as Netflix Specials Are Ready to Take Off »
- Nat Berman
Queen Latifah's jumping into stand-up comedy by producing a new competition TV show ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the Queen tell us she's executive producer on a project called "Knock Knock" -- a reality show more than just stand-up routines. We're told it follows 4 up and coming comedians in their daily lives, as they hustle for their big break in Hollywood. Latifah will mostly be behind the camera, along with longtime producing partner »
- TMZ Staff
[[tmz:video id="0_t7n72j9y"]] If we told you Kevin Durant got straight balled up by "Chappelle's Show" star Donnell Rawlings there's no way you'd believe us right? We didn't think so ... Turns out it Totally happened ... and Donnell not only told the tale to TMZ Sports when we got him out at the Hollywood Improv Tuesday night -- he also provided Video Evidence! It went down at a charity game in DC a few years back when Rawlings stole the ball from Kd, »
- TMZ Staff
7 items from 2017
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