Yesterday, as news began to circulate of his untimely passing, users on social media shared their favorite Prince moments. In the midst of these tributes, we stumbled upon a few videos that highlighted the human side of the icon often viewed as reclusive and mysterious.
Van Jones, CNN commentator and close friend of Prince, offered that had he not been so successful in music, Prince could’ve prospered as a comedian. After reliving a few of his funniest moments in the videos below, it’s clear to see why.
Watch Prince’s comedic (and somewhat shady) moments below, and you’re bound to fall even more in love with him.
That time he kicked Kim Kardashian off stage.
Clearly, he wasn’t here for Madonna.
Caught on camera giving Alicia Keys the side-eye.
That time he shut down Michael Jackson in ping pong.
On why he turned down a collaboration with Michael.
And then there’s this moment..LMAO
Shade, shade, shade.
When he referred to his critics as “popsicle salesmen.”
Prince vs. Lil Mo
“I don’t celebrate birthdays.”
Rest in peace, Prince.
PHOTO & VIDEO CREDIT: Getty, Instagram, Twitter
The Beautiful Ones: Prince & His Famous Friends (PHOTOS)
1. Prince and Beyonce at the 46th Annual GRAMMY AwardsSource:Getty 1 of 13
2. Misty Copeland with Prince on his 'Welcome 2 America' tourSource:Getty 2 of 13
3. Sheila E and Prince reunite at the 2007 NCLR ALMA AwardsSource:Getty 3 of 13
4. Prince presents an award to Halle Berry 42nd Annual NAACP Image AwardsSource:Getty 4 of 13
5. Prince presents an award to Beck at the 57th Annual GRAMMY AwardsSource:Getty 5 of 13
6. Prince and Mary J. Blige sing it out at the 2012 iHeartRadio Music FestivalSource:Getty 6 of 13
7. Prince and Chaka Khan hug at the 2010 BET AwardsSource:Getty 7 of 13
8. Prince joins the stage with Alicia Keys at the 50th Annual GRAMMY AwardsSource:Getty 8 of 13
9. Prince and Stevie wonder hit the stage together at the 6th Annual BET AwardsSource:Getty 9 of 13
10. Mariah Carey, Patti LaBelle and Prince join hands at the Apollo Theater 75th Anniversary GalaSource:Getty 10 of 13
11. Prince singing with his protégée Sheena EastonSource:Getty 11 of 13
12. Prince performs with Rosie Gaines in AustraliaSource:Getty 12 of 13
13. Prince presents an award to The Weeknd at the 2015 American Music AwardsSource:Getty 13 of 13
Remember When Prince Kicked Kim Kardashian Off Stage? Relive The Icon’s Most Comedic Moments was originally published on globalgrind.com