Eddie Murphy returns to the host Saturday night live this weekend for the first time in 35 years, and says he is "depressed for whatever." His only condition is that it has to be "very, very funny,quot;.
Murphy told Al Roker about Today is the show There is a great chance that fans will see some of his classic characters that he made famous during his season on the show in the early 1980s.
"We're talking about something about Gumby, we're talking about some buckwheat, and maybe I told you something about Bill Cosby, it will be a lot of fun," Murphy said. "I don't know if he would think it was fun."
The 58-year-old admitted that returning to the 8H study at the 30 Rockefeller Center has been "somewhat surreal,quot; after his absence that lasted more than three decades, with the exception of a brief appearance during SNL Celebration of the 40th anniversary in 2015.
Murphy also described his return as feeling "a little dreamy," and also revealed that his ten children have flown to New York and will be in the audience during the show so they can see their father perform live.
According to Entertainment Weekly, this will be the third time Murphy has hosted SNL. He started as a cast member in 1980 when he was only 19 years old, and was the host of the show once in 1982 when he was part of the cast. Murphy presented again in 1984, just six months after he left the show to focus on his film career, which took off at that time thanks to Commerce venues, 48 hoursand Beverly Hills Cop.
Murphy ended up moving away from SNL for decades because he had a fight with some of the actors and the team that followed him. He was really offended by a sketch entitled "Hollywood Minute," starring David Spade in the early 1990s.
The parody of celebrity gossip presented Spade at a newsstand, and when an image of Murphy appeared on the screen, Spade said: “Look! A shooting star, "to make fun of the fact that Murphy’s film career had plummeted after Coming to america.
But now, all of that is behind Murphy, and everyone has made peace. The comedian is creating Oscar's buzz with his performance in the Netflix movie Dolemite is my name. Y, Coming 2 America He will soon be in theaters, and Eddie Murphy says he is extremely proud of that project.
Eddie Murphy will be the host Saturday night live on December 21, along with the musical guest Lizzo.