Cedric the Entertainer Says He's Often Mistaken for a Fellow 'King of Comedy'

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Can you guess which one?

Barbershop: The Next Cut star Cedric the Entertainer is sometimes referred to as another comedian.

In a visit to Huffington Post Live, Cedric said that he is mistaken by fans as the late great Bernie Mac

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"I often get mixed up with Bernie Mac," he said. "I don't know [why], he was taller than I was. I guess because we were both on the Kings of Comedy, people kind of interchange us and never quite knew which one was which."

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