This week, comedian Mike Epps stopped by Foxie 105 in Columbus, Georgia to promote his upcoming show and his upcoming role as legendary comedian Richard Pryor. Epps who reportedly beat out Nick Cannon and Marlon Wayans for the role, talked about his ‘healthy fear’ of taking the role. Epps, who starred in Sparkle alongside the late Whitney Houston, was one the last actors to work with Houston, gave his inside opinion about the news surrounding her daughter Bobbi Kristina.
That’s a tough one… first of all, I really love Whitney Houston. I had the chance to work with her, such a great person. But of course she dealt with demons like everybody else and the Lord took her… we just send her prayers out for her daughter. You know, it was probably tough you know, to lose a mother… that’s tough.
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