Eddie Murphy on the Worst Advice He’s Received

by W Magazine Team

Eddie Murphy, who took on the role of Rudy Ray Moore in this year’s runaway Netflix hit My Name Is Dolemite, has always marched to his own beat. Murphy’s idiosyncrasy is arguably what propelled him to his level of success—as evidenced by this story he tells about some bad advice he got from Rodney Dangerfield. Check out this Screen Tests to hear about how Richard Pryor made him into a comedian, and the first breasts he ever saw.