Eddie Murphy made up our minds to prevent acting for a couple of years after a run of bad movies earned him the “Worst Actor of the Decade” title.
Between 2012 and 2019, the Beverly Hills Cop actor fully appeared in one movie – 2016’s Mr. Church – and in an interview on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast, he printed the motive behind his prolonged break was as a result of his “stty movies” were earning him Golden Raspberry Awards, or Razzies, which recognise the worst films and performances of the twelve months.
“I was making stty movies,” Murphy admitted. “I was cherish, ‘This st ain’t relaxing. They’re giving me Razzies… Motherfkers gave me the ‘worst actor ever’ Razzie. (So I believed), ‘Perchance it’s time to capture a break.'”
Murphy was awarded the Worst Actor of the Decade Razzie, a varied prize, in 2010, and he’s a nine-time Razzie Award nominee and a 3-time winner overall.
On the choice hand, the Shrek star didn’t intend to capture such a lengthy break ahead of he made his comeback with 2019’s Dolemite Is My Name.
“I was fully gonna capture a break for a twelve months, then all of a unexpected six years accelerate by, and I’m sitting on the couch, and I’ll per chance sit on the couch and no longer safe off it, nonetheless I don’t are looking to the final bunch of st they scrutinize me originate (to be) bullst,” he stated. “The intention was to accelerate originate Dolemite, Saturday Night Are living, Coming 2 The US, and then originate stand-up and scrutinize how I felt afterwards. No lower than then they’re going to know I’m (silent) silly.”
Dolemite Is My Name earned Murphy the Razzie Redeemer Award in addition to a Golden Globe nomination.
He can currently be seen reprising his characteristic as Prince Akeem in Coming 2 The US, the lengthy-awaited sequel to 1988’s Coming to The US.