Eddie Murphy Refused to Play Bill Cosby on SNL 40 Reunion



Last night, ’90s Saturday Night Live great Norm Macdonald took to Twitter to share some backstage secrets about this weekend’s SNL 40 reunion—from what it was like writing with Mike Myers to being in the same room with Paul McCartney—but the tweet that got most leverage, at least in the press, was one that said Eddie Murphy was asked but refused to reprise his Bill Cosby impression in the episode’s Celebrity Jeopardy sketch. Why? 


And, well …


The Celebrity Jeopardy sketch went on as planned, but with Kenan Thompson impersonating Cosby. Check it out below: