Katt Williams: Scary, Crazy or Genius? [INTERVIEW]

Katt Williams: Scary, Crazy or Genius? [INTERVIEW]

‘Scary Movie 5’ resurrects Black America’s favorite deranged comic for his career act II

Kelley L. Carter

by Kelley L. Carter, April 11, 2013

Katt Williams: Scary, Crazy or Genius? [INTERVIEW]

Katt Williams

matter what happens you can’t allow anything to stop the work. The work has to continue.

EBONY: What about when you were going through the unpleasant times? Everything was public. How did you escape? Who or what did you turn to when you were going through the bumpy roads?

KW: That’s a difficult question because in my personal life—that’s God’s role. So I don’t really turn that over to anybody, because I’m cognizant that other people have their own issues. And so the only thing that keeps me afloat is that I know that other than death, anything that they bring towards me, I’m going to turn it into comedy. And I’m going to deliver it to my fans so that the message gets across. So I look at it as a movie. The character’s supposed to get beat up throughout the movie, as long as he’s the hero at the end. And that’s where we are now.

EBONY: You’re the hero now?

KW: I was a hero the entire time! It’s not always a popular thing, and genius is often called crazy, but crazy is never called genius. So you just have to put out the work and let the chips fall where they may.

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