Foxx, Wonder among stars honoring Eddie Murphy

Foxx, Wonder among stars honoring Eddie Murphy

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Musician Stevie Wonder and honoree Eddie Murphy perform onstage at Spike TV's "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" at the Saban Theatre on November 3, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 4, 2012 at 9:36 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jamie Foxx, Stevie Wonder, Arsenio Hall, Martin Lawrence and Tracy Morgan were among the stars who paid tribute to Eddie Murphy for a Spike TV special.
 
The entertainers joined Tyler Perry, Samuel L. Jackson, Russell Brand and Keenan Ivory Wayans for the taping of "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" Saturday at the Saban Theater in Los Angeles.
 
The elusive comedian, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting role in 2006's "Dreamgirls," said he was touched by the tribute. The 51-year-old star said he's "a very, very bitter man."
 
"I don't get touched easily," he said. "This is a really touching, moving thing and I really appreciate it."
 
The Murphy tribute is set to air on Spike TV on Nov. 14.
 

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