How fame may have led Richard Pryor to feel guilty about his success

Actor and director Henry Jaglom said Pryor’s notoriety as a celebrity “made him feel like he was being accepted by white society; which confused him, irritated him, angered him.”
1:32 | 01/15/20

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What. When he started to movies and make these big paychecks. I think he did feel as if he were compromising. If anything. Point 2001000. You leave it. My grandmother and make them all alive in Nevada woman who robbed. You have got but yeah sure what he wanted Clinton. Stewart's stocks. Would he want many things like all of us you want to be loved he also wanted to be famous for its wasn't compromised. Okay. But checks clear just a second town he cash everyone. I think you want to do here is tight well what the problem is we never knew what his tight film ones. Sometimes half life as a person Richard Pryor and he does all this comment. And then there's me. And I wonder when I have to didn't mention. In his house and drives car. I spend his money you know and me it's. It's not a feeling guilty about district's success has made him feel like he was being accepted by white society which confuse them. Irritated him angered him. I don't think it's easy to gives liberty that kind of fame. It's huge it's a burden. And I think at some point he'd lost his way.

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