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Mike Epps

Michael Elliot "Mike" Epps (born November 18, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, film producer, writer and rapper. He is best known for playing Day-Day Jones in Next Friday and the sequel-to-the-sequel, Friday After Next, and also appearing in The Hangover, as "Black Doug". He was the voice of Boog in Open Season 2 (the sequel to Open Season), but was replaced by Matthew J. Munn in Open Season 3. As of 2010, Epps was the executive producer on a documentary about the life story of a former member of Tupac Shakur's Outlawz, Napoleon: Life of an Outlaw. Epps was born at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Epps' natural comedic ability was encouraged at an early age, and he began performing stand-up as a teenager. Epps moved to Atlanta where he worked at the Comedy Act Theater, before moving to Brooklyn to star in Def Comedy Jam in 1995. Epps ended up on the Def Comedy Jam tour and starred in two of HBO's Def Comedy Jam broadcasts. He was strongly encouraged by his friend Otis Brown. Epps began his professional career by joining the Def Comedy Jam tour in 1995 and starred in two of HBO's Def Comedy Jam broadcasts. Epps' first on screen appearance came in Vin Diesel's

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Mechelle Epps -- Mike Blindsided Me with Divorce ... Loyalty is One-Sided (VIDEO)

Mechelle Epps
Mike Blindsided Me with Divorce Loyalty is One-Sided

Mechelle Epps divorce from Mike was NOT mutual ... and she thinks another woman is involved. We got Mechelle at LAX and she says none of it makes sense ... Mike says in his divorce docs they… READ MORE >

Mike Epps -- No Funny Business ... DIVORCE!!!

Mike Epps
No Funny Business ... DIVORCE!!!

Mike Epps just called it quits on his decade long marriage to wife, Mechelle. Mike filed the divorce docs Tuesday in L.A. superior court ... they've been married since July of 2005 but… READ MORE >

- 98 days ago
Mike Epps -- Violence at Comedy Show ... Man Down (VIDEO)

Mike Epps
Violence at Comedy Show ... Man Down

Mike Epps' comedy was so brutal this past weekend, a guy was left bleeding and unconscious. Epps was performing Friday at StandUpLive in Phoenix when he started clowning a guy in the front… READ MORE >

- 235 days ago
Mike Epps -- I Bet Mayweather Paid Berto to Lose ... 'Boxing's F**ked Up'

Mike Epps
I Bet Mayweather Paid Berto to Lose ... 'Boxing's F**ked Up'

SHENANIGANS!!!!! Mike Epps says he smells the B.S. in the air from a mile away ... telling TMZ Sports he thinks Floyd Mayweather is paying Andre Berto to take a dive because "boxing's f**ked up."… READ MORE >

- 239 days ago
Mike Epps -- The NFL Is Better Off ... Without 'Tom Shady and Bill Belicheat'

Mike Epps
The NFL Is Better Off Without 'Tom Shady and Bill Bellicheat'

Count Mike Epps among the people piling on to Tom Brady and Bill Belichick's terrible week ... 'cause the movie star tells TMZ Sports the NFL will be far LESS SHADY now that the Pats have been… READ MORE >

- 282 days ago
Mike Epps -- Black Guys Gonna Keep Datin' Your Daughter!!! (VIDEO)

Mike Epps
Black Guys Gonna Keep Datin' Your Daughter

Mike Epps is done with Hulk Hogan and what's more, Mike says Hulk has lost his hood pass and his ticket to Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles. The comedian blew into LAX Friday and made it clear ...… READ MORE >

- 287 days ago
Mike Epps -- Pete Carroll Screwed Marshawn Lynch

Mike Epps
Pete Carroll Screwed Marshawn Lynch

Pete Carroll deliberately called a pass play at the end of the Super Bowl to stick it to Marshawn Lynch for being a thorn in the NFL's side ... this according to Mike Epps.  The comic is… READ MORE >

- 443 days ago
Mike Epps -- Sorry 'Bout That Cotton Pickin' Photo  (TMZ TV)

Mike Epps
ABout That Cotton Pickin' Photo ... [TMZ TV]

Yes, comedian Mike Epps posted a picture of a black guy whipping white guys in a cotton field -- and sure, a lot of people got offended. But most importantly, someone in our newsroom learned… READ MORE >

- 468 days ago
Mike Epps -- Apologizes for Racist Pic ... It Was Just a Joke From My Nephews

Mike Epps
Apologizes for Racist Pic ... Just a Joke From My Nephews

Mike Epps just thought it would be funny when he posted a photo of a black man whipping white men slaves -- and says the whole mess started as a joke with his nephews.Mike came on TMZ Live to… READ MORE >

- 469 days ago
Mike Epps --  Celebrates Slavery & MLK with Racist Photo

Mike Epps
Celebrates Slavery & MLK with Racist Photo

Mike Epps got a lesson in racism -- the comic actor got blasted on social media for posting a photo of a black man whipping white slaves.Epps posted the pic on Instagram and Facebook late… READ MORE >

- 469 days ago

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