Chris Tucker Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th July 2015

Quote: "I love Charlie. I had so much fun working with Charlie. Charlie loaned me his Ferrari like in '97 - that's a good friend. I kept it so long, he forgot I had it... That's my buddy!" Comedian Chris Tucker is a big fan of his MONEY TRAIN co-star Charlie Sheen.

17th April 2013

Fact: Actor/comedian Chris Tucker will host this year's (13) BET Awards at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles on 30 June. The ceremony will cap off the BET Experience, a three-day event featuring Kendrick Lamar and R. Kelly, kicked off by a headlining performance from Beyonce on 28 June (13).

15th November 2012

Fact: Michael Jackson insisted on calling his comedian pal Chris Tucker "Christmas" because his first name sounded like the winter holiday.

13th June 2010

Quote: "If I can find him! Where's Chris? Call me please!" Action star Jackie Chan is keen to reteam with Chris Tucker to make a new sequel in the Rush Hour franchise.

11th August 2007

Quote: "I was doing this long before it became popular, before any other entertainer became involved... I remember the first time Brad Pitt went to Davos, and I was going to Davos every year." Funnyman Chris Tucker insists he was among the first wave of celebrities who took an interest in African affairs.

9th August 2007

Quote: "It took 20 years to build the pyramids, 13 years to build Mount Rushmore, 13 years to lose my virginity, and it took Chris Tucker six years to get on a plane to Paris." RUSH HOUR 3 director Brett Ratner explains why it took so long to follow up 2001's Rush Hour 2.

2nd August 2007

Quote: "She used to. Then I bought her a house and she didn't say anything else." Comedian Chris Tucker's mother no longer objects to his sometimes shocking stand-up routine.

10th July 2007

Quote: "You sit there quietly because if people in the theatre know Michael is there, the whole place will erupt." Chris Tucker describes going to the movies with Michael Jackson.

6th July 2007

Fact: Comedian Chris Tucker has only made three films since 1998 - all of them Rush Hour movies.

4th July 2007

Quote: "Mel Gibson and Danny Glover in Lethal Weapon are first. Second are Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte in 48 Hrs. Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder in Stir Crazy are third. We rank below them." Actor Chris Tucker rates his partnership with Jackie Chan in the Rush Hour buddy movies.

19th January 2007

Fact: The latest Rush Hour movie features a fight scene between Chris Tucker and the second tallest man in the world, Chinese giant SUNMING MING.

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