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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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Mike Epps' Alleged Battery Victim Has Gnarly Black Eye (PHOTO GALLERY + VIDEO)

Mike Epps
Alleged Victim Has Gnarly Black Eye

The guy accusing Mike Epps of attacking him in a New Orleans casino says these pics prove the comedian went HAM on his face. TMZ obtained the shots of Algernon Pitre ... he claims he… READ MORE >

Mike Epps Arrested for New Orleans Casino Fight

Mike Epps
Arrested for Casino Fight

Mike Epps got busted for a casino beatdown in New Orleans, and he no-showed for his arraignment Tuesday morning. Epps and a friend allegedly attacked a guy in the Harrah's Casino around 4 AM… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Mike Epps -- Someone Jacked My Cash Stash at LAX (VIDEO)

Mike Epps
Someone Jacked My Cash Stash at LAX

Mike Epps believed for a minute someone from LAX jacked thousands of dollars from him, and it got heated between the actor and the cops. Mike had been sitting in the Delta boarding area and… READ MORE >

- 286 days ago
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 >

- 392 days ago
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 >

- 394 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 >

- 531 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 >

- 534 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 >

- 578 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 >

- 582 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 >

- 739 days ago

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