Pryor’s Daughter Regrets Time She Made Her Dad Seriously Hurt Stepmom

Posted On : June 4, 2015
attends the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Nokia Theater on April 18 2009 in Los Angeles, California.
Rain Pryor; her dad Richard Pryor; her stepmom Jennifer Pryor

We thought this story was worth sharing because we think there are lessons to be learned from it. This is from the perspective of Richard Pryor’s daughter, who had to witness some things that she shouldn’t have, while growing up with her Dad. Rain Pryor and her father were very close, but that doesn’t mean that she doesn’t have bittersweet memories of the man we know as a comedic genius and the man she knows simply as “Dad.”

richard and rain pryor

In her book, Jokes My Father Never Taught Me, Rain painfully shared this story about what she caused her dad to do to his wife Jennifer Pryor, after Jennifer accused her of doing the unthinkable…

“From the start, dad’s (Richard Pryor) new white wife-Jennifer Lee hated me from the start and I hated her.”

“In the summer of 1982, Dad took the whole family to Hawaii.

“One night Jennifer got so drunk and in her incoherence accused me of sleeping with my…


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