Why Murphy didn't perform on SNL 40th show

October 16, 2015 3:32 AM

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Why Murphy didn't perform on SNL 40th show

One-time comedian Eddie Murphy made a unusual appearance on Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary special back in February, when he walked out on stage and didn't really do anything else. "You're hurting him. You're hurting his accusers", Murphy said of his refusal to reprise his Bill Cosby role.

Which, truthfully, it might have been better to make it about "this other thing" because Murphy's appearance was, as we mentioned, a big bummer. He further stated that the sketch Macdonald wrote "was hysterical".

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