Witherspoon starred opposite Ice Cube in the memorable "Friday" franchise and was slated to appear in "Last Friday" before his passing.
Friends and family remembered the late comedian's humor and zest for life.
The actor-comedian, a staple in our favorite Black movies, passed away on Tuesday, his family confirmed.
"Boomerang" airs Tuesday nights on BET.
The newly adapted BET series, based on the '90s classic, premieres February 12.