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‘SNL’ star Jay Pharoah says it felt like ‘drowning’ when cop knelt on his neck in case of mistaken identity

“Saturday Night Live” alum Jay Pharoah said it felt like “drowning” when police pulled guns on him and knelt on his neck in a case of mistaken identity last year. Speaking to Taraji P. Henson for Monday’s episode of her Facebook Watch series “Peace of Mind,” the comedian recounted the scary confrontation with Los Angeles police officers on a street in his Tarzana neighborhood in April.
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Peace Of Mind With Taraji: Police Brutality: It’s Not Just Physical Abuse With Amaurie Johnson And Jay Pharoah On Facebook Watch

The latest episode of Facebook Watch’s newest talk show, Peace of Mind with Taraji, is now available!. In Peace of Mind with Taraji, Golden Globe Award-Winning Actress Taraji P. Henson and her best friend and co-host Tracie Jade shine a spotlight on the challenging mental health issues facing us today – particularly of those in the Black community.
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Jay Pharoah opens up about encounter with LAPD

Jay Pharoah revealed his mum felt "helpless" when he was cuffed by LAPD. The 'Saturday Night Live' alum previously revealed he had an encounter with the Los Angeles Police Department where an officer cuffed him and put their knee on his neck. Now, Jay has opened up about his mother's...

Jay Pharoah Says Drinking Juice Helped Him Drop 25 Pounds

After six seasons on SNL, actor and funny man Jay Pharoah is probably best known for his top-notch impressions and jokes. But when it comes to his health and fitness, the comedian doesn't play any games. For the latest installment of Gym & Fridge, Men’s Health met up with the 33-year-old at his Los Angeles home to discuss how he’s kept in shape amid quarantine.
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Jay Pharoah on Celebrity Impressions, Comedy in 2020, and His Experience With Racial Profiling

Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss Van’s insensitive joke about Colombians from the last podcast (5:00), then Jay Pharoah joins the show to talk about his career with impressions, whether or not white comedians should do Black impressions, racial profiling in 2020, and who Jay’s favorite impressionists are (23:00). After that, Van and Rachel discuss the Verzuz battle between Too Short and E-40 (1:08:00) and the COVID-19 relief package (1:18:00).

First Look: ‘Coming 2 America’ Welcomes Teyana Taylor, Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Jay Pharoah & More In Highly-Anticipated Sequel [Photos]

The highly anticipated ‘Coming to America’ sequel, ‘Coming 2 America‘ is on course for its March 5 premiere on Amazon Prime Video. The film which was originally set to arrive in theaters on Christmas day prior to the COVID pandemic will now arrive in the Spring and will see the majority of the original cast from the 1988 box office hit reunite as well as welcome some newcomers.