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A king of comedy
If Mac wasnt a household name yet, he became one in 2000, when he appeared alongside Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer in the Spike Lee concert film The Original Kings of Comedy. In the film, Mac telegraphed his ambitions: "Do I have a television show? Nah.... Why? 'Cause you scared of me, scared I'm a say something.
Pictured: Mac, left, Harvey, Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer.