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Chris Tucker discusses Netflix stand-up special and his disappearing act

Chris Tucker discusses Netflix stand-up special and his disappearing act

Chris Tucker is the rare celebrity who makes almost as much noise with his exits as with his entrances. The lanky comedian shot to prominence in 1995 as the loud-mouthed pothead Smokey in the seminal stoner comedy "Friday." But it was the buddy-cop franchise "Rush Hour" with Jackie Chan that catapulted the Atlanta native into the ranks of Hollywood's highest-paid actors. But unlike other performers riding a wave of popularity, the 43-year-old seemed to spend most of his time off the grid. Between "Rush Hour" installments, the comedian kept a relatively low profile, surfacing for the occasional TV appearance, comedy concert or acting role such as his...

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