- Comedian and actor Eddie Murphy was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Critics' Choice Awards held last night
- The Coming 2 America star received a standing ovation from the audience
- In his acceptance speech, Eddie said it was a privilege and an honour to be able to make a living as an actor
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Comedian and actor Eddie Murphy received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Critics' Choice Awards.
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The award ceremony was held on Sunday evening and hosted by Taye Diggs.
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58-year-old Eddie said it was a blessing to make a living by making people laugh.
He reminisced on his incredible career which has spanned 40 years.
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Eddie said, "To make your living making people laugh is the highest blessing on earth. I’ve played everything: a cop, a robber, a doctor, different ethnicities, animals.”
He joked, “I’ve been a donkey. I’ve even played a spaceship once. When young actors come up to me on the streets and say, ‘Do you have any advice?’, I say, ‘Never play a spaceship.’ ”
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YEN.com.gh recently Oprah Winfrey has denied having a hand in the decision taken by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
The American media executive says Harry and Meghan do not need her help in figuring what is best for them.
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Megan and Markle announced stepping back as senior members of the royal family.
The couple say they will be balancing their time between the United Kingdom and North America
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