RIP John Witherspoon

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Black Hollywood is heartbroken today after the loss of John Witherspoon. This man was considered everyone’s uncle especially for his iconic roles in classic cult black films like Friday, Boomerang, I Got the Hook Up, BoondocksThe Wayans Bros and countless others. 

He left us with iconic quotes like “You win some, you lose some, but you live to fight to live another day”. This has to be the most famous monologue ever. 


Witherspoon’s death hurts immensely but look at all the classics he left us with. He never retired this man worked until his death. Rest in power Mr. Witherspoon. 

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