Following his re-appearance on SNL last week, Eddie Murphy sat down with CBS for an interview during which he answered questions about his comeback, his homophobia and other problematic aspects of his standup comedy back in the 70s and 80s, and what's in store for the future.
On his homophobic jokes in the past, he says:
"Some of it, I cringe when I watch," [...] "I'm like, oh my God, I can't believe I said that!"
"I've seen stuff that I'll go, like, oh, that's, ooh, yeah, you'll get a joke that's cringey. But that's not to say that I don't appreciate it. I still appreciate it. And I'm looking at it within the context of the times, you know. And I'm going, okay, I'm a kid, saying that."
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ONTD, are you looking forward to Eddie Murphy's comeback?