Eddie Murphy Leaves Twitter Buzzing Over Potential ‘Coming To America’ Sequel


UPDATE (March 17, 11:35 a.m. EST):

Not only was Eddie Murphy unaware of a reported Coming To America sequel, but he was left in the dark concerning his verified Twitter account, which sent the message out to the masses earlier this week. Bria Murphy, the famed comedian’s daughter, published a screenshot of a message she sent to her father on the matter. “When your dad doesn’t even realize he has a twitter account,” she captioned the post.

When your dad doesn’t even realize he has a twitter account. 😭??

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Eddie Murphy left Coming to America fans in the throes of speculation when he posted a rare tweet on Wednesday night (March 15).

All it took were four words — “Coming to America sequel?” — and a photo of Vanessa Bell Calloway as Imani Izzi in all her “she’s your queen” splendor to send Twitter in a frenzy.

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Though the veteran comedian didn’t make it clear if a sequel to his 1988 classic was already in the works or if he was simply tossing out an idea, optimistic and wary fans alike chimed in with their thoughts on a follow-up nearly three decades later:

Where do you stand?

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