Prince Plans to Take Over 'The Arsenio Hall Show'

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Arsenio Hall announces via a Prince look-a-like that the show will be taken over by "The Purple One" on Wednesday. 

ESSENCE Music Festival Headliner Prince announced Thursday via a Prince look-a-like that he will take over The Arsenio Hall Show on March 5. 

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Prince will be the sole guest on Wednesday, performing several songs and sitting down for an exclusive interview with Hall sharing his plans for 2014. 

On Wednesday's show, Hall read a letter from Prince about the upcoming takeover: "The Arsenio Hall Show has always been so welcoming to us in the past and so we wanted to return that favor," said Prince. 

Check out a clip of the announcement below:

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