Eddie Murphy says his old stand-up jokes about gay people make him 'cringe': 'I can't believe I said that'

Eddie Murphy has revealed that some of his own jokes make him cringe.

In a new interview, the comedian, 58, reflected on his career over the years, admitting that he understands times have changed and what was funny decades ago could be deemed offensive today.

The actor revealed on CBS how he reacts to his former stand-up routines, which included bits about the gay community.

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This image released by Netflix shows Eddie Murphy in a scene from “Dolemite Is My Name.” On Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, the film was nominated for a Golden Globe for best comedy film and Murphy was nominated for best actor in a motion picture comedy for his role in the film.  (François Duhamel/Netflix via AP)

“Some of it I cringe when I watch it,” the actor told correspondent Tracy

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