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Eddie Murphy Made An Uncomfortably Funny Joke About Will Smith's Oscars Slap At The Golden Globes

Hilarious or too much?

Eddie Murphy caused quite a reaction with the Will Smith joke he made at last night's Golden Globes.

The comedian was giving a speech after accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for his work in film and television, when he made a surprising joke about that infamous moment at last year's Oscars when Will slapped Chris Rock for making fun of Jada Pinkett Smith.

“I want to let you know that there is a definitive blueprint that you can follow to achieve success, prosperity, longevity, and peace of mind,” Eddie said. “There’s a blueprint and I followed it my whole career. It’s very simple.”

“Just do these three things: pay your taxes, mind your business, and keep Will Smith’s wife’s name out your fucking mouth!”

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Some people died laughing:

Eddie Murphy would be the only person to make a Will Smith joke that was actually funny LOL #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @SylviaObell / NBC

Eddie Murphy is a freaking comedic genius. This dude just used his acceptance speech to set up a SINGULAR joke at the very end- AND IM DYING😂😂😂 Eddie man. What a treasure.

Twitter: @tmilrealdeal

You can always count on Eddie Murphy to say something off the wall sh!t and he didn't disappoint. 🤣 #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @electricsoul123

Lmaooo Eddie Murphy is a mess #GoldenGlobes #GoldenGlobes2023

Twitter: @PhotosByBeanz / NBC

Eddie Murphy was being quiet so he could let that joke absolutely fly to end it. Amazing. #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @BarstoolRia

Others were fed up with all the jokes:

The Will Smith jokes are so tired. Let it go. The man is so talented and accomplished and you can talk about literally anything else in his career yet people keeeeepp talking about the thing that happened. So stupid 🙄🙄🙄 #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @ashleyhollabakk

Eddie Murphy just told the last great Will Smith Oscars joke. Let there be no more. #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @meansmatters

Despite the backlash he received, Eddie said he really does have "love" for Will and Jada.

"In reality, I've worked with Jada," he told Entertainment Tonight after the show. "I love Will, I love Chris. I love Chris and Will, it's all love."

Eddie Murphy clarifies that he has nothing but love for Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @etnow