Eddie Murphy

Mel B’s ex-husband seeking full custody of their daughter

Mel B’s ex-husband seeking full custody of their daughter

Mel B’s ex-husband Stephen Belafonte is seeking full custody of their daughter Madison. The Spice Girls star and her ex-husband Stephen Belafonte currently have joint custody of their eight-year-old daughter Madison, but in court documents filed this week, Stephen has asked for full legal and physical custody of the youngster. According to TMZ, Stephen claims Mel has "all but abandoned&... »

Martin Scorsese turned down Beverly Hills Cop

Martin Scorsese turned down Beverly Hills Cop

Martin Scorsese turned down the chance to direct ‘Beverly Hills Cop’. The legendary filmmaker was given the chance to make the 1984 film, which starred Eddie Murphy as Detroit Police Detective Axel Foley, but he decided against helming the action-comedy with Martin Brest eventually sitting in the director’s chair. Scorsese also was offered the script to 1985 murder thriller ̵... »

Eddie Murphy’s family at the centre of his life

Eddie Murphy’s family at the centre of his life

Eddie Murphy says the centre of his life is "his family and his kids". The ‘Coming to America’ star feels it is important to be "present" in his children’s life, and that has made him more selective on what jobs he takes as he doesn’t want to pick movie roles just because "somebody flashed a big dollar sign in front of you". He said: "My c... »

Chris Rock’s Saw reboot came about by chance

Chris Rock’s Saw reboot came about by chance

Chris Rock’s ‘Saw’ reboot came from a chance meeting with the head of Lionsgate. Chris has written and will star in ‘The Organ Donor’, the ninth instalment of the horror franchise, but despite taking on the iconic series he has confessed he isn’t exactly an expert of the genre and his involvement with ‘Saw’ came about by accident when he was introduc... »

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood wins Best Picture at Critics’ Choice Awards

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood wins Best Picture at Critics’ Choice Awards

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ beat the likes of ‘Joker’, ‘The Irishman’ and ‘Marriage Story’ to be named Best Picture at the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards. Quentin Tarantino was on hand to pick up the golden trophy at the ceremony at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica – which was hosted by Taye Diggs – on Sunday night (12.01.20) and ... »

Eddie Murphy tells actors to ‘never play a spaceship’ at Critics’ Choices Awards

Eddie Murphy tells actors to ‘never play a spaceship’ at Critics’ Choices Awards

Eddie Murphy urged actors to "never play a spaceship" at the Critics’ Choice Awards. The 58-year-old star was presented with the Lifetime Achievement prize at the prestigious ceremony at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Sunday night (13.01.20), and he referenced his role in 2008 comedy flop ‘Meet Dave’ during his acceptance speech. Addressing the audience, he said: ... »

Robert De Niro makes quip as The Irishman picks up single Critics’ Choice Award

Robert De Niro makes quip as The Irishman picks up single Critics’ Choice Award

Robert De Niro quipped that he "wasn’t expecting" ‘The Irishman’ to win just one gong at the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday night (12.01.20). The crime drama – which was directed by Martin Scorsese and also stars the likes of Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel and Sebastian Manascalco – received a total of 14 nominations, and only ended up scooping Best E... »

Taron Egerton regrets snubbing Sir Elton John in Golden Globes speech

Taron Egerton regrets snubbing Sir Elton John in Golden Globes speech

Taron Egerton regrets snubbing Sir Elton John in his Golden Globes speech. The 30-year-old star scooped the Best Actor in a Musical accolade for his portrayal of the music legend at Sunday’s (05.01.20) ceremony, and admitted he accidentally forgot to mention the ‘Honky Cat’ singer as he collected his award because he was so flustered and overwhelmed by his win. Speaking on ‘... »

Jamie Foxx wants Eddie Murphy on his stand-up tour

Jamie Foxx wants Eddie Murphy on his stand-up tour

Jamie Foxx would love to bring Eddie Murphy on his stand-up tour. The 52-year-old comedian and the 58-year-old acting legend were rumoured to be embarking on their own joint comedy tour, and although he revealed it’s not true, he said he’d still be up for hitting the road with the ‘Doctor Dolittle’ star. Appearing on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Thursday (09.01... »

Eddie Murphy cringes when he hears his old jokes about gay people

Eddie Murphy cringes when he hears his old jokes about gay people

Eddie Murphy cringes when he hears his old jokes about gay people. The 58-year-old actor admitted his controversial 1983 stand-up special ‘Delirious’ has a number of jokes which he is embarrassed by, including one where he said: "I have nightmares about gay people". Eddie told CBS: "Some of it I cringe when I watch it. I’m like, oh my God, I can’t believe I s... »

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