Eddie Murphy was the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award on the Golden Globes on Tuesday for his work in Hollywood. The actor ended his speech with the “blueprint” for up-and-coming actors to realize success within the trade.

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“I wish to let you recognize that there’s a definitive blueprint which you could observe to realize success, prosperity, longevity and peace of thoughts,” he stated. “There’s a blueprint and I adopted it my entire profession. It’s quite simple.”

Murphy continued, “Just do these three issues: Pay your taxes, thoughts your small business and maintain Will Smith’s spouse’s identify out your f*cking mouth.”

Prior to the mic-drop second, Tracy Morgan took to the stage to current the award to his colleague. Morgan stated that he was impressed by Murphy and it was because of him he knew he needed to be a comic.

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After a flashback via Murphy’s profession, Jamie Lee Curtis took to the stage and known as Murphy “one of the crucial gifted, funniest and charismatic artists working at present.” Curtis recalled having labored with Murphy on Trading Places

in 1983.

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“I’ve been in present enterprise for 46 years and I’ve been within the film enterprise for 41 years,” Murphy stated accepting his award. “So this has been a very long time within the making and it’s tremendously appreciated.”

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