John Witherspoon opened up recently to VladTV about getting in the entertainment industry, revealing that he found an acting coach in the yellow pages who later encouraged him to do comedy. After living in NYC and getting the late night sets that weren’t ideal, John spoke about driving out West and making his way to Las Vegas. He revealed that he lost all of his money in the first week and when he had only a dollar to his name, Witherspoon reveals that he won $7,000 at a machine and headed out to L.A. that night.
To hear more about John’s family life in Detroit and how he got his start in the L.A. comedy circuit, hit the above clip.
Source: Vlad TV