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Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and more will honor Eddie Murphy on Spike TV

Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and more will honor Eddie Murphy on Spike TV

By | October 11, 2012 at 4:41 pm | No comments

Although comedy fans have been trying to get Eddie Murphy back on the stand-up stage for years and frowning all the way, they can’t deny the indelible mark he’s left on the world of comedy. Because of that, Comedy Central honored Murphy with the Icon trophy at last year’s...

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What if Eddie Murphy hosted the Oscars?

What if Eddie Murphy hosted the Oscars?

By | January 30, 2012 at 6:34 pm | No comments

Hey, remember that time when the motion picture academy announced that none other than comedy icon Eddie Murphy was set to host this year's Oscars? But then Murphy's buddy, director Brett Ratner -- who was set to produce the Oscars -- said a bunch of absurd shit on television...

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Billy Crystal says he’s hosting the Oscars, replacing Eddie Murphy (Updated)

Billy Crystal says he’s hosting the Oscars, replacing Eddie Murphy (Updated)

By | November 10, 2011 at 5:04 pm | One comment

UPDATE: The Academy has confirmed that Crystal will host the Oscars. Unless he's only joking, it looks like eight-time Oscar host, actor and longtime comedian Billy Crystal will be replacing Eddie Murphy as the Oscar host. Less than 30 minutes ago, Crystal tweeted "Am doing...

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“Tower Heist” producer Brian Grazer replaces “Tower Heist” director Brett Ratner at Oscars

“Tower Heist” producer Brian Grazer replaces “Tower Heist” director Brett Ratner at Oscars

By | November 10, 2011 at 10:13 am | One comment

Embattled Tower Heist director Brett Ratner has been replaced as Oscars producer by none other than longtime Hollywood bigwig Brian Grazer, who just so happens to be a producer on the same movie. Academy president Tom Sherak made the announcement this morning. "Brian Grazer...

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Why the hell did Eddie Murphy drop out of the Oscars?

Why the hell did Eddie Murphy drop out of the Oscars?

By | November 9, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 7 comments

Eddie Murphy has dropped out of hosting the Oscars. What kind of fucked up show of solidarity is this? Let me get this straight. Brett Ratner, Murphy's director in the new film Tower Heist, was set to produce next year's awards show. Then Ratner said a bunch of fucked up...

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Did Tower Heist director Brett Ratner do the right thing by quitting the Oscars?

Did Tower Heist director Brett Ratner do the right thing by quitting the Oscars?

By | November 9, 2011 at 11:09 am | 3 comments

Director of the new comedy flick Tower Heist, starring iconic comedian Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller, Brett Ratner was super excited about getting the gig to produce the upcoming Academy Awards. He kind of came as a package deal, as Murphy is set to host. But, now Ratner has...

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Tower Heist director tells Howard Stern he was joking about his past romance with Olivia Munn

Tower Heist director tells Howard Stern he was joking about his past romance with Olivia Munn

By | November 7, 2011 at 1:28 pm | No comments

Last week Tower Heist director Brett Ratner appears on G4’s Attack of the Show and addressed rumors that back in the day he had sex with Olivia Munn, Attack’s former co-host. In her book, Suck It, Wonder Woman!: The Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek, Munn writes about an...

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Brett Ratner receives lifetime achievement award as “Tower Heist” hits theaters tomorrow

Brett Ratner receives lifetime achievement award as “Tower Heist” hits theaters tomorrow

By | November 3, 2011 at 3:41 pm | No comments

Brett Ratner was recently honored at The Friars' Club in New York City during the third annual Friars' Club Comedy Film Festival produced by powerhouse Exec. Director Charlie Prince, and his team, including Director of Communications, Jaime Marsanico. The festival screened over...

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