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Jennifer Lopez Reveals She Wants to 'Shoot Her Toe Off' For Turning Down This Movie Role

Renée Zellweger, Eddie Murphy, and Jennifer Lopez are on the cover of Vanity Fair‘s Hollywood issue!

Here’s what the stars had to share with the mag…

Jennifer, on passing on the leading role in the movie Unfaithful: “I should have known that Adrian Lyne was going to kill it, but I didn’t. Diane Lane was so perfect for it, and it was obviously meant to be her, but when I think about that, I was offered it, and I had the opportunity…. I want to literally, like, shoot my toe off. I do.”

Eddie, on taking a break from Hollywood: “About eight years ago. I said it’s time to take a break and not really be pushing at movies. Getting it right with the director and the writers and having everything work together…that takes a lot of effort, and it’s strenuous. I had gotten to the point where I was just so burned out on the process of making a movie that if I was a little boy, I would have started crying.”

Renee, on doing things on her own terms: “No one’s going to invite you to do it. You shouldn’t wait. If it’s something that’s your passion, then do it. That really is the truth. No one’s ever going to anoint you and say, ‘No, no, no, you *do* have the skills to do this, you really *do*,’ even before you’ve checked off all the things on your list that you think will validate you or substantiate you or your desire to participate. There’s always going to be someone who tells you not to do it. Be around a bunch of people who tell you you can.”

For more from the stars, visit VanityFair.com.

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Eddie Murphy Accepts Lifetime Achievement Award at Critics' Choice Awards 2020

Eddie Murphy is accepting a huge honor.

The 58-year-old Dolemite Is My Name actor accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday (January 12) at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

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“Being able to make a living as an actor is a privilege and a blessing. And to make a living making people laugh, there’s no higher — you’re the luckiest person on Earth to be able to do that. And I’ve gotten to do so many different types of things. I’ve played everything. I’ve been a cop and a robber and a doctor and a professor. And different ethnicities. I’ve been animals; I’ve been a donkey. I even played a spaceship once!” he said during his nostalgic speech.

Dolemite Is My Name also won Best Comedy at the event.

READ MORE: Critics’ Choice Awards 2020 Winners List Revealed!

FYI: Eddie is wearing Dolce&Gabbana.

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Eddie Murphy & Fiancee Paige Butcher Couple Up at Golden Globes 2020!

Eddie Murphy walks the red carpet with his fiancee Paige Butcher at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday (January 5) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 58-year-old actor is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for his work in the Netflix film Dolemite Is My Name.

Eddie was also joined at the event by his co-stars Da’Vine Joy Randolph and Keegan-Michael Key (with wife Elisa Pugliese).

Dolemite Is My Name is also up for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

FYI: Keegan-Michael is wearing head-to-toe Tom Ford. Da’Vine is wearing a Christian Siriano dress.

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Eddie Murphy Says There 'Is No Me' Without This Person

Eddie Murphy is on the cover of W Magazine‘s Best Performances issue, which hits newsstands on February 4.

Here’s what the Dolemite Is My Name star had to say…

On getting into his Dolemite character Rudy Ray Moore’s fashion taste: “The costuming gave the character a pulse. Except the shoes. Those platform shoes, it was more like a throbbing feeling. When you’re in your 50s and you put on platform shoes, your feet are saying, ‘Take these off me.’”

On his first record:Richard Pryor’s That N–r’s Crazy comedy album. That album is why I’m a comedian. It was, Oh, that’s who I am. There is no me without Richard Pryor.”

On his crush growing up:Pam Grier’s were the first adult t-tties I ever saw. It was in the same theater where I saw Dolemite. I was 13 or 14, and it changed my life. And then, years later, I worked with her in a film. It was a little strange—I almost wanted to tell her, ‘Do you know that your t-tties were the first t-tties I ever saw?!’”

For more from Eddie, head to WMagazine.com.

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Eddie Murphy to Be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at Critics' Choice Awards 2020

Eddie Murphy will be receiving a huge honor at the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards!

It has been announced that the 58-year-old actor will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement award at the upcoming ceremony.

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Eddie is also nominated for Best Actor for his role of Rudy Ray Moore in Netflix’s Dolemite Is My Name.

Back in 2007, Eddie won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Dreamgirls.

It has been previously announced that Kristen Bell will be receiving the #SeeHer Award during the ceremony.

Make sure to watch the 2020 ceremony on January 12 at 7pm ET on The CW with host Taye Diggs.

READ MORE: Critics’ Choice Awards 2020 – Full List of Nominations Revealed!

Kenan Thompson Responds After Fans Keep Cutting Him Out of 'SNL' Photo with Fellow Legends

Kenan Thompson has seemingly responded to some of the love he got after being cut out of an iconic Saturday Night Live photo.

If you missed it, it all started when Eddie Murphy hosted the show after a decades-long hiatus. During his monologue, he brought Dave Chappelle, Tracy Morgan and Chris Rock on stage, and they were soon joined by Kenan.

Well, photos of the iconic moment began circulating on social media, except many began cutting Kenan out of the photo. Later, people began calling out the faux pas and including the full photo with kind words about Kenan‘s impact.

“Before you disrespect Kenan Thompson and crop him out of this photo, remember that this man has a 26-year long career — the bulk of it on SNL,” one fan defended, while another wrote, “I grew up watching Good Burger, Kenan & Kel, All That, then as an adult watching him on SNL. He is a legend & deserves more respect than he gets. It’s disrespectful to crop him out & says a lot about you.”

Kenan saw the love and posted a tweet, embedded in this post.

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Bill Cosby's Spokesperson Calls Eddie Murphy 'Hollywood Slave' After 'SNL' Dig

Bill Cosby is slamming Eddie Murphy.

While hosting Saturday Night Live on Saturday (December 21), the 58-year-old Dolemite is My Name actor made a dig at the 82-year-old disgraced actor.

During his opening monologue, Eddie joked that if you told him 30 years ago that he would be a stay-at-home dad with 10 kids while Bill was in jail, he would have taken that bet. He then imitated Bill‘s voice, calling himself “America’s Dad.”

The following day, Bill‘s publicist, Andrew Wyatt, slammed Eddie for “attacking” Bill and called Eddie a “Hollywood slave.”

“Mr. Cosby became the first Black to win an Emmy for his role in I Spy and Mr. Cosby broke color barriers in the Entertainment Industry, so that Blacks like Eddie Murphy, Dave Chappell, Kevin Hart and et al., could have an opportunity to showcase their talents for many generations to come. It is sad that Mr. Murphy would take this glorious moment of returning to SNL and make disparaging remarks against Mr. Cosby. One would think that Mr. Murphy was given his freedom to leave the plantation, so that he could make his own decisions; but he decided to sell himself back to being a Hollywood Slave,” the statement on Instagram reads.

“Remember, Mr. Murphy, that Bill Cosby became legendary because he used comedy to humanize all races, religions and genders; but your attacking Mr. Cosby helps you embark on just becoming click bait. Hopefully, you will be amenable to having a meeting of the minds conversation, in order to discuss how we can use our collective platforms to enhance Black people rather than bringing all of us down together,” Bill‘s publicist concluded.

Bill is currently serving a three to 10 year prison sentence after being convicted of three counts of aggravated indecent assault last year.

READ MORE: Bill Cosby Slams Mainstream Media Outlets in Twitter Rant