UPDATED: 9:01 A.M. ET, Mar 1st, 2021 —
When Fallon asked the actor what memory came to mind in regards to the legendary artist, this story automatically came to Murphy’s mind. The basketball game also included Eddie’s late brother Charlie Murphy and was shown on Chappelle’s Show decades ago. Eddie went on to say that the game happened after Prince asked him and his group to play, also admitting that he wasn’t wearing the proper attire for a game.
Check out the full interview down below:
Suprinsgly, Murphy revealed during his interview that Chappelle’s hilarious re-enactment of that unexpected basketball match was “totally and absolutely accurate.”
The iconic sketch was one of the last times we would see the comedian’s brother, Charlie Murphy on the big screen before his untimely passing in 2017. Prince, who reportedly loved the sketch, passed away in 2016.
Eddie Murphy will appear in the upcoming sequel to “Coming 2 America” on Amazon Prime on March 5.