Trevor Noah Honours his Idol Eddie Murphy
TREVOR NOAH & ICONIC COMEDIANS PRAISE EDDIE MURPHY ON RECEIVING HIS COMEDY ACCOLADE
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presented Eddie Murphy with the Mark Twain humour prize, which was received by Will Ferrel, Whoopi Goldberg & Tine Fey in previous years. The award is regarded as the top symbol of comedic recognition. An honour it must be!
The evening of the award included top comedic performances from- Chris Rock, George Lopez, Kathy Griffin & Tracy Morgan who delivered an emotional speech to Eddie, "He's the reason I'm in comedy. He's the reason I have a job. He's the reason I have a career," Morgan said.
To add to the evening's excitement, Trevor Noah was pictured fraternizing with all the comedians during the ceremony as well as backstage. We can tell he has been accepted into the comedy community with arms wide open.
Trevor Noah backstage with George Lopez & Arsenio Hall.
Trevor Noah seen backstage cracking up with comedy legends.
Trevor Noah in a selfie with Dave Chapelle & Kevin Nealon.