Eddie Murphy Roast Bill Cosby during his Mark Twain Prize

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

Eddie Murphy received the Mark Twain Prize for “American Humor” Murphy Roast disgraced comedian Bill Cosby during his Mark Twain Prize, Which Cosby won back in 2009

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A starstudded lineup of comedians including Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez, Kathy Griffin and Arsenio Hall to name just a few. These comedians were there to honored and show their respect for Eddie Murphy as an “American icon.”

Eddie Murphy hasn’t done stand up comedy routine since 1987. While Mr. Murphy was being awarded the Mark Twain prize for “American Humor”.  It’s the nations top prize for humor  As a comedic legend he step back to the stage and shook off the comedic rust and got back into make people laugh. His first jokes were completely unexpected: He roasted Dr Huxtable aka the disgraced comedian Bill Cosby. read more