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Bernie Mac

Bernard Jeffrey “Bernie” McCullough (October 5, 1957 – August 9, 2008), better known by his stage name Bernie Mac, was an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice artist. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Mac gained popularity as a stand-up comedian. He joined comedians Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, and D. L. Hughley in The Original Kings of Comedy.
After briefly hosting the HBO show Midnight Mac, Mac appeared in several films in smaller roles. His most noted film role was as Frank Catton in the remake Ocean’s Eleven and the titular character of Mr. 3000.

1. ONLY WAY YOU CAN YOU GET UPSET IS WHEN YOU EXPECTING SOMETHING.

2. I LOVE MY DAUGHTER, BUT THERE’S A CERTAIN FEELING, A CERTAIN EMOTION WHEN YOU GOT A GRANDDAUGHTER, YOU KNOW?

3. THERE’S NO SUCCESS STORY. EVERYBODY’S GOT A GHETTO STORY. YOU ALWAYS WANT TO MAKE IT BIGGER THAN WHAT IT IS.

4. YOU KNOW YOU POOR WHEN YOU EATIN’ BREAKFAST FOOD LATE. YOU FRYIN’ TOAST? AT NINE O’CLOCK AT NIGHT? WITH BACON? YOU’RE BROKE.

5. BERNIE MAC JUST SAYS WHAT YOU THINK BUT ARE AFRAID TO SAY.

6. FEAR IS NOT ONE OF MY ATTRIBUTES.

7. I’M FUNNY. I’M A COMEDIAN. I’M NOT A CLOWN.

8. I’M NOT A STAR, AND I DON’T WANT TO BE A STAR. STARS FALL. I’M AN ORDINARY GUY WITH AN EXTRAORDINARY JOB.

9. I WAS GOOD AT KEEPING MY MOTHER FROM CRYING.

10. YOU KNOW, EVERY TIME IT COMES, EVERY TIME THAT LIGHT COMES ON OR EVERY TIME THAT CAMERA COMES ON, EVERY TIME THAT MICROPHONE COMES ON, THE MAC MAN SEEK AND DESTROY.

11. WHEN YOU’RE OFFSTAGE, THAT’S THE FOOTPRINT. THAT’S THE MAN GOD’S GONNA JUDGE.

12. WHATEVER SUCCESS I’VE HAD, I ALWAYS LIKE TO TOP IT.

13. MY COMEDY COMES FROM PAIN. I CAN’T STAND TO SEE SOMEONE HURTING.

14. I ALWAYS WANTED TO SCUBA DIVE. I USED TO SCUBA DIVE UNDERCOVER LIKE BLACK AQUAMAN.

15. BLACK AUDIENCES ARE HARD. THEY ALWAYS THINK THEY’RE BETTER THAN YOU. SO YOU GOT TO COME WITH A LITTLE EXTRA TO SATISFY THEM.

16. I’M NOT ASHAMED TO TELL THE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED IN MY FAMILY. I THINK THAT’S WHAT MAKES MY COMEDY DIFFERENT.

17. MY HUMOR HAD CHANGED FROM FOOLISHNESS TO MAKING SENSE.

18. BERNIE MAC IS RELENTLESS. THAT’S ONE THING I LIKE ABOUT HIM. HE’S NOT PC. HE DOESN’T CARE WHAT YOU THINK. HE’S GOING OUT THERE TO PLEASE THAT AUDIENCE.

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