When a black actor with a successful stand-up career and repertoire in edgier movies ends up taking more roles in family-oriented fare, to the extent that they become his major source of income at the expense of his previous credibility.
Named after a certain Eddie Murphy, star of Delirious, Raw, Trading Places, The 48 Hours series, The Beverly Hills Cop series, the Shrek series, the Nutty Professor series, the Dr. Doolittle series, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, Meet Dave, Imagine That, Daddy Day Care...
Yup. Martin Lawrence has gone Full Murphy. Never go Full Murphy.