Giving Back: Eddie Murphy Is Donating His Nutty Professor Fat Suits To Burn Victims To Give Them A Second Chance At Life
Eddie Murphys made a career of bringing smiles to peoples faces, and now hes about to brighten your day for an uplifting new reason: The big-hearted SNL alum has chosen to donate all the fat suits from The Nutty Professor movies to burn victims to give them a second chance at life.
Incredible! Giving back to the community is one thing, but this here is some next-level celebrity altruism.
Murphy recently announced that hed be gifting all of the fat suits from his multi-character performance as the Klump family to the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, a group support center for people recovering from fire injuries. In doing so, he hopes his foam-padded spandex outfits give these brave individuals a renewed self-confidence to get back out in the world and make a fresh start.
Wow. Its so touching to see that Eddie Murphy doesnt just believe burn victims deserve a shot at leading happy and normal lives; hes taking action to make it a reality.
When I realized these flesh prosthetics were only collecting dust, I saw an opportunity to do something special, said Murphy. I have a lot of good memories wearing these fat suits and its hard to give them up, but to know that a brave burn survivor will be able to put on the Papa Klump fat suit and get a new lease on life? Thats what its all about.
Just yes. What a beautiful gesture, and one thats bound to make a life-changing impact on its recipients. Youre a class act, Eddie!
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