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Tommy Davidson on 'In Living Color', Jamie Foxx, Will Smith & Jada Pinkett, 2Pac (Full Interview)

In this full-length interview, comedy legend Tommy Davidson talks about being abandoned in a pile of trash by his biological mother in Greenville, Mississippi, and found a white woman who would go on to raise him as her own. He explains that after his adopted parents divorced, he moved to Washington D.C. with his mother and step-siblings, and at that point that is when he was introduced to the racial barriers between Black people and White people in America.

As the conversation continues the former “In Living Color” star talks about getting sexually abused as a child, embarking on his comedy career back in 1986, growing up in the same neighborhood as Dave Chappelle, and performing stand-up in from of Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor. 

Lastly, the 58-year-old talks about what it was like to work with Jammie Foxx during the heyday of “In Living Color.” He states that although the two had magical chemistry on-camera, Jamie Foxx could often be a mean person with a highly competitive streak. He also talks about staring in “Black Dynamite” voicing the father on “The Proud Family” and the fact that his biological mother is still alive.

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