Eddie Murphy drops his own self from the Oscars. Shortly after His friend Brett Ratner resigned as producer after making gay public remarks at the Tower Heist screening. So by Brett resigning so did Eddie, that’s what friends are for. This is what Eddie had to say…..
In a statement, Murphy said, “I completely understand and support each party’s decision with regard to a change of producers for this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. I was truly looking forward to being a part of the show that our production team and writers were just starting to develop, but I’m sure that the new production team and host will do an equally great job.”