When comedian John Witherspoon passed away in 2019, celebrities poured out their good time about working with the legendary star, adding Shawn Wayans. Wayans and his brother Marlon well known co-starred with Witherspoon in The Wayans Bros.,
but their on-screen connection almost never took place. As per Hip Hop DX, Wayans told during Witherspoon’s funeral how he and Marlon fought for Witherspoon to be added in the show. As Wayans told during his speech, NBC didn’t deaired Witherspoon hired to perform the character of Pops.
I’m just too old for this mess,” he told. It can be wondered that the “getting too older” line was a callback to Glover’s character in Lethal Weapon. The Wayans Bros. Finally went to Warner Bros., where it became a huge success for The WB network, now familiar as the CW.