John Witherspoon, Comedian And ‘Friday’ Star, Dead At 77

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — John Witherspoon, an actor and comedian best known for his role as Willie Jones in the “Friday” film franchise, died Tuesday at his home in Sherman Oaks. He was 77.In a message posted to Witherspoon’s Twitter account Tuesday night, the family confirmed his death.

The Boondocks Returning For Season 5 On Adult Swim, John Witherspoon Says

Huey and Riley are coming back. Aaron McGruder was undoubtedly ahead of his time with The Boondocks. The show debuted in 2005 and lasted four seasons, although McGruder didn’t have any involvement in the last season that aired. Between everything going on in the White House with Trump to recent incidents like the Jussie Smollett scandal,…