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Denzel Washington on DESUS & MERO

'Understand Where the Gift Comes From': Denzel Washington Credits 'Grace of God' for His Talents, Success

The Academy Awarding-winning actor, Denzel Washington joined the Bodega Boys on Season 4 of Showtime’s WGA Award-winning and Critics’ Choice-nominated late night talk show DESUS & MERO to talk about his latest project “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” growing up in Mount Vernon, stopping at Peppino’s Pizza when he got off the 2 train at 241st & White Plains Rd, the changing price of a slice of pizza in New York and controversial pizza toppings (no fruit on pizza), his late mother (and her appreciation for Billy Dee Williams), going to college at Fordham University, riding the BX41 bus, coming up in the theater, and always keeping “an attitude of gratitude.”

About DESUS & MERO on Showtime: The WGA Award-winning and Critics’ Choice-nominated late-night series features the duo giving their take on the day’s hot topics and chatting with guests at the intersection of pop culture, sports, music, politics and more. Upcoming guests this season include Mark Wahlberg and Tom Holland, Pusha T and Damson Idris. Bringing a distinct voice to late night, DESUS & MERO talk spontaneously about anything and everything – including the toughest topics – but laughs are first and foremost on their agenda.

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