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Brandon T. Jackson stars as Ben on the new sitcom “Mr. Robinson”, but when he’s not on the small screen the comedian is showing folks he’s more comfortable being who he really is.

While the comedian was hanging out in the HipHollywood Loft, he got real comfortable and let his guard down. “My brand is very safe, which is cool cuz I love kids, I love the church I love family, that’s my morals, but when it comes down to war … I have a raw side to me,” Jackson revealed.

On the show “Mr. Robinson” Brandon plays Ben, Craig Robinson’s little brother. The two are in a band called Nasty Delicious and of course, that opens the door for Jackson’s character to get is some pretty interesting situations. Luckily, the role is right up his alley. “Ben is me four years ago,” Brandon explains of his character, “got the ladies coming through, I use to play guitar a little bit … I was that dude for a second.”

You can catch Brandon play Ben when “Mr. Robinson” airs Wednesday nights on NBC at 9/8c.

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Watch: Julia Roberts And Owen Wilson Give Advice To Their 10-Year-Old Selves



To say Wonder is a must see movie is an understatement! Not only will the film touch you and inspire you to be a better person, it will also entertain you from start to finish.

But don’t take our word for it. HipHollywood sat down with the film’s stars Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson who shared their excitement to bring this heartwarming story to life and how they channeled their real-life parenting skills into the role.

“I think we felt a responsibility to be authentically parents and authentically parents to these two kids, said the 50 year old mother of three. “And I think that’s why you really believe these four people are family and are really having this experience together.”

In the film based on the NY times best seller, Roberts and Wilson play the parents of a teenage daughter (Izabela Vidovic) and 10-year-old boy (Jacob Tremblay) with facial differences entering mainstream elementary school for the first time.

When asked if they had any advice for their ten year old selves, Roberts said: “I have a ten year old son and I tell him to run.”

Meanwhile Wilson says he remembers 5th grade vividly, and enjoyed having his brother Andrew Wilson at the same school to protect him. “It helped so much having an older brother who was already at the school, so that would be the advice I’d give, have a cool older brother.”

Wonder hits theaters November 17, just one day before Wilson’s 49th birthday. 

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