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Emmy Award- Winning Writer, Producer, Director, Keenen Ivory Wayans was moved to tears during his American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Entertainment Icon Award  acceptance speech. The event was the culmination of the four day festival which took place July 6 – 9th.

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During his speech he reflected on his 30 year friendship with fellow filmmaker Robert Townsend.

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It was when Keenen Ivory Wayans began to thank his brother, Damon, for his support during the “In Living Color” days that he become emotional.  Check out the video of his full speech here.

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