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Eddie Murphy Sings a Song to Prove He Won't Sing at the Oscars (Video)

One-time Oscar host David Letterman jokes to Murphy that hosting the Academy Awards "ain't all it's cracked up to be"

Eddie Murphy told David Letterman on "The Late Show" that he won't be doing any singing and dancing when he hosts the Oscars next year.

"That was the one thing when we first talked about this," the "Tower Heist" star said. "The first thing that came out of my mouth was, 'I’m not doing one of those crazy dance numbers.'"

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To prove it, Murphy broke into a little Oscar-themed ditty. He also got some advice from Letterman, the 1995 Oscar host, who told him the gig "ain't all it's cracked up to be".

Watch the video: