Eddie Murphy Threatens To Sue Comedian Brando Murphy, Who Reportedly Claims He’s Eddie’s Son

January 22, 2014  |  

Sources: WENN, Twitter

I’m not sure why I find this to be so funny, but there’s a young comedian by the name of Brando Murphy, who has supposedly been insinuating that he’s the offspring of famed comedian and actor Eddie Murphy. According to TMZ, Eddie is not at all thrilled about the not-so-subtle hints that Brandon has been dropping and has threatened to take legal action against the up-and-comer.

In a cease and desist letter that is addressed to Brando and said to be written by Eddie’s attorney, Marty Singer, Brando is accused of changing his last name to Murphy, performing with Richard Pryor’s son, Mason, in the “Sons of Comedy” tour and showing up to the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf—a café that Eddie frequents—and screaming, “My father won’t talk to me!” Eddie and Marty are reportedly threatening to sue Brando for millions if he doesn’t knock it off.

Brando, however, is not backing down. He reportedly responded to Marty and Eddie’s letter with a few threats of his own. According to Brando, he never presented himself as Eddie’s son and called their accusations “vile, base, contemptible, miserable, wretched and loathsome.” In turn, Brando says he will sue Eddie for defamation if he continues with the accusations and his “campaign of intimidation.”

Ha! How bizarre is this story?

Check out footage of one of Brando’s standup routines below.

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  • cinna

    he never said he was eddies soen, yes he is getting attention because he looks like eddie and says it as a part of his act where ever he goes. comedians immitate others. eddie doesnt need to sue but have a good laugh at it.

  • Chaz

    wow. Anything for a little extra 5 minutes of fame.

  • HappilyMarriedSwirl

    My thing is you see an uping coming comedian why not play a mentor,you want to black ball him and sue him because he look like you and had your last name.Eddie a shady character he still dont play a father roll with he and Mel B daughter smh!

  • ur daddy? Yeah?

    This Brando dude…is soooo not funny it’s painful!!! I honestly think that’s why Eddie doesn’t want this dude lying on him…because it might hurt his BRAND…

  • Tonyoardee

    Thats Eddie’s son… them genes too strong

  • Kit23

    Doesn’t Eddie Murphy have 8 kids? Maybe he lost track of one. Seriously, DNA testing would end this issue, either way.

    • Chas

      Lol I wouldn’t be shocked if he did miss one. They do favor.

    • Guest

      So should a man DNA test every adult that says “you’re my dad”. This is stupid. Every time a make is successful, here comes the adult “fake kids”. Get mad at your mother for not getting Eddie’s name in the birth certificate.

  • bishop

    I’m not sure why you find this funny either, a man’s name and word was once his bond. However in today’s warped society we think it’s some way cute to try to take someone legacy for our own selfish gain. This ish ain’t cute and I hope they bury these charlatans in financial purgatory for obviously fraudulent behavior.