Lavell Crawford uses his hilarious skepticism of culture in his comedy to guide his children. Homophobia is a problem that manifests itself in strange ways in the Black community. Lavell Crawford weighed up to 475 pounds in his overweight years. Crawford was estranged from his father for over twenty years of his life. From time to time, Crawford posts LJ’s photos on his social media. After being reunited with his father after thirty years, Lavell had questions about his father’s identity, saying in his special “Can a Brother Get Some Love?” that “he wasn’t gay when he made me.” In an interview, Lavell speaks out of both sides of his mouth when revealing his unaccepting beliefs about homosexuality. He went on to appear on the crime drama series Breaking Bad as Saul Goodman's bodyguard Huell Babineaux[3] and on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia as a garbageman posing as a stand-up comedian going by the stage name Landslide. Lavell was a contestant on NBC's Last Comic Standing in 2007, where in the two-hour season finale he lost to Jon Reep. Check out the doc above. Wendy Williams' family: mother, father, siblings, husband and kids. Mr. Crawford tells a funny tale of overhearing his nephew yelling racial slurs while playing a video game, and how he confronted the young man about the meaning behind his choice of words. Just a note, gay people aren't asking for separate bathrooms, transgender people are asking to use the bathroom that matches their gender. He is best known for playing Huell Babineaux in Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul. TRENDING IN Daryl Crawford told his family that he had left them because he found out he was gay and didn’t know how to explain it to them, so he ran away from home. He also appeared in an episode of Tosh.0, where he helps "the worst stand-up comedian" redeem himself. He is best known for playing Huell Babineaux in Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul. Lavell points out that kids parrot a phrase without giving it critical thought, specifically “down for whatever.” Taken literally it means nothing, but its translation is not fatherly guidance. Crawford also appears in J-Kwon's "Tipsy" music video. This Day in Comedy: June 13, 1962 Comedian/Actor/Voice-Over Artist Alonzo Bodden was born in Queens, New York! Water slides are not the only way Mr. Crawford teaches courage. Comedian Lavell Crawford Says His Father Is Gay, But It's Still 'F**king Weird' and Now 'They Trying to Get Their Own Bathrooms'. Elonda Crawford-Goodwin (sister born to same parents). Sources of all info and statistics are newspapers, books, resumes or social media. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. Erica, another younger sister of the celebrity resides in Spanish Lake, Missouri. Lavell Crawford’s childhood was pretty hard: he suffered with from the excess weight and even nearly drowned at the age of 10. Lavell Crawford makes light of his now deceased absentee father, and he forges his own path as a parent by unteaching his kids messaging from popular culture, helping them overcome fears, and being present when his father was not. Lavell Crawford Dad, Mom. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. TRENDING IN She lost custody of their daughter Bonnie Bella.