Comedian Mike Epps Honored for Anti-Bully Campaign in New York

Mike Epps with Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster handing over the key to the city and a Proclamation. Image Credit: Mike Epps Twitter Page

Mike Epps with Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster handing over the key to the city and a Proclamation.
Image Credit: Mike Epps Twitter Page

So, who knew funnyman Epps had a serious side? Like most of you, whenever I look at him I can’t help but drudge up this memory…and it still brings tears to my eyes. Hehehehe.

Hope that was a nice walk down memory lane,┬ábut this time the actor/comedian is tapping into his serious side by talking to kids about his anti-bullying campaign. He visited Niagara Falls, New York last week to not only collect some accolades–he received the key to Cataract City, but also share his experiences being bullied as a child.

Mike Epps spoke to kids at the Niagara Falls Housing Authority about how to cope with a bully. One method he suggested was complimenting them (not what would be on most people’s lists, but, okay) because they are usually “insecure and scared themselves.”

And if that doesn’t work?

Welp, he doesn’t instruct putting hands on others, but does share that salt can be a good defense mechanism.

Epps honesty had an impact on the crowd considering the feedback he received on Twitter: