• Jay Pharoah Talks ‘White Famous,' Life After ‘SNL'

    9 days ago - By WWD

    “I know myself well enough now to, if I smell something fishy, I'll pull out a ‘no,'” says Jay Pharoah. Send your nonsense elsewhere, please.
    Pharoah is the star of Showtime's “White Famous,” a comedy series based loosely on Jamie Foxx's early career. Pharoah plays Floyd Mooney, an up-and-coming comedian struggling to land the type of roles that will make his career.
    “I felt like a lot of struggle mirrored mine,” he says. “The fact that he doesn't want to lose his morals while he's wildin' and the fact that at the end of the day, he wants to make sure that everybody is taken care of. He...
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