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Eddie Murphy’s Coming 2 America is bound to be a household affair. The sequel to 1988’s Coming to America follows Murphy’s character, Prince Akeem, as he discovers he has a long-lost son, nevertheless it additionally options his real-life daughter, Bella, whom he shares with ex-wife Nicole Mitchell Murphy. Not solely does the function mark her characteristic movie debut, however the 19-year-old truly performs one among Prince Akeem and Lisa McDowell’s three daughters, Omma.
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Nonetheless, simply because Bella is Eddie’s daughter doesn’t suggest she obtained particular remedy. In actual fact, Eddie was adamant about her auditioning for the function. “She needed to audition for Craig Brewer, who directed the film,” Eddie instructed Good Morning America. “I wasn’t musclin’ my child into the film. She needed to actually have the ability to – you recognize, to ship. In any other case, she would not have gotten the function.”
Bella added that she actually went to “be good” within the function. “I did not need folks to look at it and be like, ‘Oh, that should be his daughter ‘trigger she will be able to’t sustain with everybody else,'” she mentioned. “I simply actually needed to do one of the best that I may,” she added. “And I am actually proud with the way it turned out.”
Clearly, Eddie feels the identical approach. Whereas chatting with Right now’s Al Roker, he could not assist however go into proud dad mode. “I am unable to even put into phrases, Al,” he mentioned. “, when you have kids, your youngster may do like a faculty play, and your coronary heart will burst with satisfaction. To look over on the set, seeing her, I had a giant big proud papa second day by day.” We won’t wait to see the father-daughter duo share the display when the movie hits Amazon Prime Video on March 5.
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