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A star-studded lineup of comedians including Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, George Lopez, Kathy Griffin and Arsenio Hall honored Eddie Murphy Sunday as an "American icon".The evening's most emotional tribute came from "Saturday Night Live" alum Tracy Morgan, who received a standing ovation from the audience. He called Murphy his "comedic hero". Murphy called the prize a "tremendous honor," but asked the center to clear up any confusion over the prize for future recipients.Murphy also took jabs at one his "heroes" – previous Mark Twain honoree Bill Cosby.Murphy did an impersonation of Cosby refusing to give back his award.Past honorees include Jay Leno, Carol Burnett, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Ellen DeGeneres, Will Ferrell and Richard Pryor.
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