Bill Bellamy came through to the “Ed Lover Show!” He talked about attending the Def Comedy Jam 25th Anniversary celebration (which will air on Netflix), and why the occasion was so momentous. He talked about the evening’s tribute to Bernie Mac, and reminisces about the time when they were filming the 1993 comedy “Who’s The Man,” which Ed Lover & Monie Love were also in. Bill says that Bernie stayed with him for the duration of filming, and they bonded and Bernie became like a big brother to him.
Bill does a hilarious impression of Dave Chappelle, and talks about how amazing it was to see Tracy Morgan. Click on the audio player to hear more in this fascinating exclusive interview on the “Ed Lover Show.”
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Funny For A Black Girl: What It's Like To Be Black, A Woman & A Comedian At The Same Damn Time
1. Stephanie McRae: "Black women are funny, smart & charismatic!1 of 10
2. Nichelle Stephens: "Women in comedy often don't get the big paying hosting gigs or even more important, the writing jobs."Source:Nichelle Stephens 2 of 10
3. Hadiyah Robinson: "There’s a stereotype of the Black women voice in comedy, but our voice is as vast & varied as our shades."Source:Darryl Harrison 3 of 10
4. Maryssa Smith: 'Many popular female comics are hypersexuallized. I don’t think we have to sling tits and ass or the fantasy of having sex with us to be funny."Source:Mindy Tucker 4 of 10
5. Phoebe Robinson: "My number one goal is funny first, and then you can have a lesson or a message that you want to get across."Source:Getty 5 of 10
6. Yamaneika Saunders: "Comedy helps me to connect with the inner child in me that was always overlooked and dismissed."Source:Oxygen.com 6 of 10
7. Chloe Hilliard: 'I am Black & I am a woman. I don't play either of them up or down for laughs."Source:Andre Austin 7 of 10
8. Akilah Hughes: "Comedy is inherently about finding something funny in adversity, so I think Black women make great natural comedians."Source:Jen Mussari 8 of 10
9. Loni Love: "People like women to be pretty. If women aren’t pretty, there needs to be something (audience members) can look at or joke about."Source:Getty 9 of 10
10. Del Harrison: "My voice is very honest and even a little racist."Source:Getty 10 of 10
Bill Bellamy On Living With Bernie Mac During Filming Of “Who’s The Man” [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] was originally published on EdLoverShow.com