Did You Know That Eddie Murphy Paid for Redd Foxx ‘s Funeral & Headstone? – He Telly Why

*Eddie Murphy once opened up about his love for the late comedian, Redd Foxx, and how he paid for his funeral after he died moneyless.

Often, bad things happen to people who have worked hard all their lives. Sometimes it might be ignorance, and other times, it might be a stroke of bad luck, but whatever the case, it is often sad to see someone who has struggled die moneyless.

Known for his raunchy and scatological style of comedy, Redd Foxx, was one comedian to watch out for back in the ’80s and ‘90s. But with a series of unfortunate events befalling him, Eddie Murphy had to pay for his funeral.

According to Murphy, he and Foxx shared a close and beautiful relationship. In an interview with Vanity Fair, when asked about his relationship with his late friend, Eddie Murphy revealed that they were close and he did love Foxx.

Murphy also continued that he gave Foxx a shout-out in the movie “Dolemite” because he loved him. He further expressed that:

“Redd Foxx, I had to physically pay for his funeral, and buy his headstone, and do all that stuff.”

Murphy further explained that he did that because he had come to realize that some people in the business sometimes do not have their life together before they die and since he loved Foxx, he had to do it for him. More details and other news on our website.

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