In hard times, John Witherspoon made us laugh so hard we forgot about them

Oct 30, 2019 - 10:43
In hard times, John Witherspoon made us laugh so hard we forgot about them

Early this morning we learned of the passing of the brilliant, hilarious, legendary comedian John Witherspoon. I just turned 40 years old a few weeks ago and when I look back over my life, I can hardly believe it, but John Witherspoon had been making me laugh for 29 of those years. I see people on Twitter saying he goes back even longer for them, but for me, it started in 1990 with one of my favorite movies of all-time....HOUSE PARTY! My friends and I used to say soooooo many of these lines together as kids! https://youtu.be/RNKllfR5AgA This scene alone made John Witherspoon a legend for us, but two years later, in 1990, in Eddie Murphy's Boomerang, not only did "Pops," as he was often called, take it to another...

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