Quincy Jones's story went viral earlier this year when his friend started a crowdfunding campaign on his behalf so he could put on a stand-up comedy show. The viral part happened because Jones is battling stage-four cancer and fulfilling his dream of performing stand-up for an audience is his dying wish.
On Monday, Ellen made that dream come true beyond Quincy's wildest imagination when she secured him a stand-up special on HBO, giving the young comic an opportunity only major stars on the circuit usually enjoy.
Jones was, understandably, ecstatic to hear the news, which Ellen delivered on her show:
Ellen Degeneres has been known to make dreams come true for her show's guests, but this one might take the cake. We can't wait to see Jones take the mic on HBO soon.
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