To promote his HBO comedy special Never Scared
—later turned into a DVD and Grammy-winning CD—Chris had Oprah Show
viewers in hysterics with his jokes about race and relationships. "Marriage is so tough Nelson Mandela got a divorce. He spent 27 years in a South African prison—beaten and tortured, made to eat horrible food for 27 years," Chris joked. "He spent six months with his wife and said, 'I can't take it!'"
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