John Witherspoon‘s life was celebrated with a “bang.” Witherspoon’s celebrity friends poured into the Los Angeles memorial service on November 5 to honor the comedy legend. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). Yahoo! reports David Letterman provided the opening remarks; while others […]

This morning the world woke up to the heartbreaking news that Hollywood legend and comedic icon John “Pops” Witherspoon had passed away. While many of today’s generation may not be too familiar with his illustrious career, we fondly looking back at the many moments he gave us over the decades that filled us with joy […]

John “Pops” Witherspoon, the comedian known for hit roles as Willie Jones in Friday as well as Robert “Grandad” Freeman has passed away according to Deadline. He was 77. “It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died […]

John Witherspoon has made every stoner’s day, just in time for 420. The legendary actor, who played Ice Cube‘s father in the classic film Friday, revealed that there’s definitely a follow-up film in the works.  During an interview with Orlando’s Power 95.3, Witherspoon , “Cube said they’re going to do another Friday. He said he wanted […]

John Witherspoon, AKA Pops stopped by 97.9 The Box Studios during G-Man and The Chile show.  He talked about making another “Friday” and some of his favorite sports cars.  Check out the interview below!  

Bang Bang Bang…John Witherspoon reminisces on his experiences with pimping and driving a cadillac that leaked oil way black when in Detroit…..


Yesterday comedian John Witherspoon was in the studio interviewing with G-Man and Chile and they decided to re-enact the movie “Friday” (The Mexican version).