After 30 years, Eddie Murphy plans to attend SNL’s 40th anniversary special, talks musical/comedy comeback to the stage

Eddie Murphy last appeared on the show that broke his career 30 years ago, when he hosted Saturday Night Live on Dec. 15, 1984 (an episode NBC just rebroadcast in primetime this month). Murphy plans to be back onstage with his past and present SNL colleagues for the show’s big 40th anniversary show on Feb. 15, 2015, though! What took him so long? “It’s just timing. It just never worked out where the timing was right for me to do it. It’s part of my life… actually they’re having a 40th anniversary I think in two weeks. I’m going...

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