Eddie Murphy and Oprah

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Jamie saysJamie says Eddie was able to transform in and out of character in a split second—a trait Jamie admired. According to Eddie, the drama playing out in his real life contributed to the transformation. "I don't want to make it seem like I was Joe Actor," he says. "I was going through a big divorce then." Ultimately, he says, acting in the movie helped him deal with the end of his marriage. "It was really good because I had all that going on...[but filming] would take me to a different place emotionally."
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Published on November 20, 2006

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