Eddie Murphy recently celebrated his 60th birthday and he’s told Oprah Winfrey life “couldn’t be better”.
The actor, who returned to the spotlight with Coming 2 America’s release on April 3, sat down for a chat with the American talk show host for Apple TV+’s The Oprah Conversation.
And he’s revealed that now, after 60 years, he is “optimistic and totally comfortable in Eddie”.
The Beverly Hills Cop actor said: “I’m the most comfortable I’ve ever been in my skin. I always was comfortable in my skin, but not like now.”
He has been in the spotlight for over four decades after bursting onto the scene by landing a gig on Saturday Night Live at the age of 19.
He went on to speak to the host about his career and being a father and grandfather.
In a teaser video for the interview, Eddie told Oprah that he formed his comedy acts by trying them out in conversation with friends rather than trying them on stage.
He confessed that if he felt as though he made someone laugh in one conversation he’d remember it to use with the next person he spoke to. If they then laughed too, he’d use the material on stage.
On fatherhood, Oprah joked with the star that he has never changed a nappy despite having 10 children.
“I’ve bought a lot of diapers,” he quipped back.
He has previously gushed about his children who have an age range of two to 31.
Speaking on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast he proudly said: “I am so blessed with my kids.
“I don’t have one bad seed. I don’t have any like ‘Oh you are the one.’ I don’t have any of that. My kids are so great, normal people, and nobody is like the Hollywood jerk kid.”
He added that he got “really, really lucky” with his children who he boasted are smart and “trying to do stuff”.
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