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John Witherspoon talks about getting visits from Richard Pryor when he was MCing at a club, and learning to convince him to get on stage and do a comedy-set. He talks about Richard Pryor’s TV show, and explains why it only lasted only four episodes. John also discusses his work as Grandad on the hit satirical cartoon “The Boondocks,” and why the show had to meet its end after only four seasons.

Plus, John reveals the shockingly low amount he was paid for the first Friday movie, and what’s holding up the making of the fourth and last installment in the Friday franchise, even though Ice Cube, the film’s writer, really wants it to happen. Check out this exclusive video to hear more in this fascinating interview from the “Ed Lover Show.

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