Did Richard Pryor hate Eddie Murphy?

A fascinating 1990 conversation between Eddie Murphy and Spike Lee from Spin Magazine. They talk about race, Hollywood, and Eddie's love of Elvis.

Elvis has more presence than any entertainer ever. When he was there he was there...If you look at him he looks like he's totally in control of everything, but beneath that, he's totally out of control. I think that's fascinating.


Eddie also talks about his belief that Richard Pryor hated him.

It's real weird to find out your idol hates you and shit…He thinks I'm the reason why his shit ain't the way it used to be.


Via Anil Dash, who also links up more interesting Eddie articles.

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