RIP John Witherspoon, a funny man who found laughs high and low

I interviewed him when one of his “Friday” comedies came out, a grand old man of comedy, even then.

John Witherspoon was a comic of the chitlin’ circuit era who found off color laughs in the stoner comedies of the recent past.

He was 77.

Hollywood Reporter (@THR) Tweeted:
Ice Cube (@icecube), Regina King (@ReginaKing) and Marlon Wayans (@MarlonWayans) also shared memories and kind words on social media in the wake of John Witherspoon’s death

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