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Eddie Murphy’s Daughter Talks About Auditioning For ‘Coming 2 America’

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Coming 2 America will give another chapter to the classic 1980’s film that Eddie Murphy wowed audiences with back in the day.

Eddie who reprises his role as Prince Akeem. Bella Murphy plays his daughter, Omma. The star of the film did not play favorites as he made sure she had to audition for the spot despite being his real daughter.

“She had to audition for Craig Brewer, who directed the movie,” said Eddie Murphy. “I wasn’t musclin’ my kid into the movie. She had to really be able to — you know, to deliver. Otherwise, she wouldn’t have gotten the role.”

“I just wanted to be good,” Bella said. “I didn’t want people to watch it and be like, ‘Oh, that must be his daughter ‘cause she can’t keep up with everyone else.’ You know what I mean?”

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