Charlie Murphy Laid to Rest: Comedians Pay Their Respects


by PEOPLE.com

Charlie Murphy‘s family and friends gathered in New Jersey on Wednesday evening to celebrate the late comedian’s life.

Dave Chappelle, George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer and more paid their respects, one week after Murphy passed away at the age of 57 after a battle with leukemia.

“Tonite we joined Family n Friends to pay tribute and lay to rest our brother the Legendary #charliemurphy,” Cedric captioned a group photo that also included Neal Brennan, Eddie Griffin, Affion Crockett, Donnell...

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The Washington Times reports:

Charlie Murphy laid to rest Wednesday as fellow comedians paid their respects: Report

Comedian Charlie Murphy, elder brother of Eddie Murphy, was laid to rest Wednesday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Murphy, who died April 12 after a battle with leukemia, had been in the midst of a multi-city comedy tour with Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley and George ...

Hollywood Life reports:

Charlie Murphy Funeral: Dave Chappelle & More Comedians Pay Respects — Pics

This is so bittersweet. On the night of Charlie Murphy’s funeral, comedians from all across the US gathered under one roof to pay their respects. Read on to see how Dave Chappelle, George Lop…

E! Online reports:

Charlie Murphy Laid to Rest as Dave Chappelle and Other Comedians Say Goodbye

Charlie Murphy's family and friends gathered to lay the comedian to rest Wednesday evening and honor his life.

Dave Chappelle, George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley and...