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‘Boondocks’ Fans Want Jennifer Lewis to Portray Grand Dad’s Sister

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The Boondocks is gearing up for a reboot and one thing is for certain, the series will never be the same without Grandad. John Witherspoon portrayed the beloved character, but he was called home at the end of October at the age of 77. Fans mourned Witherspoon and the characters he brought to life on […]

John Witherspoon’s Cause of Death Revealed

John Witherspoon's Cause of Death Revealed

TMZ reports that John Witherspoon‘s cause of death was a heart attack. The outlet got their hands on his death certificate and it states that he had several heart-related illnesses. The beloved Friday actor was battling coronary artery disease. He also had hypertension, but it wasn’t listed as a cause of the heart attack. As […]

Ice Cube, Marlon Wayans, Mike Epps and More Honor John Witherspoon

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News of star actor and comedian John Witherspoon’s death rocked the Internet Wednesday (Oct. 30) morning. His family confirmed the news to Deadline. “It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died today at his home in Sherman […]

John Witherspoon Passes Away at Age 77

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A Black Hollywood icon, John Witherspoon, suddenly passed away in his home at the age of 77. “It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks at the age of 77,” […]

Check Out Robert Freeman’s Design From ‘The Boondocks’ Reboot

Check Out Robert Freeman's Design From 'The Boondocks' Reboot

In case you missed it, The Boondocks is returning with its original showrunner, Aaron McGruder. SONY announced the beloved animated series’ return last week. This means that our beloved characters will be getting a new look. Robert Freeman’s re-design was unveiled yesterday in honor of Father’s Day. View this post on Instagram Happy Father’s Day […]

Aaron McGruder to Direct ‘The Boondocks’ Reboot

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The Freemans will back in the saddle. Also, Sony has announced that the creator of the Boondocks, Aaron McGruder is slated to make his return as director. On Wednesday, Variety reported that Sony Pictures Animation has announced a host of new projects slated to be released in 2020, including a Boondocks “reimagining. The fourth season […]

John Witherspoon Says There Will Be a Season 5 of ‘The Boondocks’

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Are you interested in the return of The Boondocks? The voice of Granddad Freeman, John Witherspoon, reveals the series is working on a comeback. Witherspoon sat down with Joe Rogan and detailed the series is set to return for season five. He was speaking on merging his personal self with his work with the series […]

John Witherspoon Reveals ‘Friday’ Actors Only Made $5K for Film

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Damnnnnnn! Is the right word to use when you find out how little the actors in the famous 1995 film Friday actually made. According to John Witherspoon who casted as Willie Jones, Craig’s annoying father spilled the tea during his interview with VladTV. The actor who is set to reprise his role in the final […]

John Witherspoon Confirms Another ‘Friday’ Sequel Is In The Works

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Friday fans have been waiting for this one. While on a radio show in Orlando, Florida, veteran actor John Witherspoon said that he just got the word from Mr. O’Shea Jackson himself that the new Friday is a go. Even though it’s been 15 years since the Friday After Next sequel sans “Smokey”, people are […]