S3 Ep11: Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau and Terrence Howard On Letting Go of Control, Forgiving Yourself and The Best Man Final Chapters

Season 3  /  Episode 11  /  12.28.2022  /  31 min

Episode Details

This week’s episode of human2human with Stacy Ike features 
Actors Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau, and Terrence Howard of The Best Man, The Best Man Holiday and The Best Man: Final Chapters. In this special episode, Stacy chats with each guest about letting go of control, their relationship with time, self-forgiveness, and the experience of playing these beloved characters in The Best Man: The Final Chapters.


  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 01:19 - Song of the week
  • 01:23 - Book of the week
  • 01:28 - Reflection Question - What tools do you have in place when you are in a moment of fear or control and you want to lean on trust instead? 
  • 01:58 - Interview with Terrence Howard
  • 07:31 - Terrence dives into the perception of perfection 
  • 08: 25 - Terrence tells us how you should trust the divinity within yourself 
  • 11:10 - #Ad Prime Video 
  • 11:45 - Interview with Harold Perrineau
  • 12:20 - Harold shares if this really is the Best Man’s final chapter 
  • 13:20 - Harold talks about not being able to control the good and bad times
  • 15:13 - Harold shares how he cultivates his relationship with time 
  • 17:50 - Harold dives into self-talk, why it’s important and learning how to hear it
  • 19:37 - Season Question - What's the last thing you forgave yourself for, for the first time?
  • 21:39 - Interview with Morris Chestnut 
  • 22:18 - Morris dives into how his character Lance doesn’t have control over everything
  • 23:19 - Morris shares his relationship with having control within his career and within fatherhood 
  • 25:04 - Morris talks about managing his time throughout his career
  • 27:00 - Season Question - What's the last thing you forgave yourself for, for the first time?
  • 28:08 - Morris reflects on moments of not being 100% present 

“There’s something about the way these women [Nia Long, Regina Hall, Melissa De Sousa, Sanaa Lathan, Monica Calhoun] played these characters, none of them tried to emasculate the men they were with, but they still got their point across.” - Terrence Howard [03:30]

“It’s learning to forgive yourself for the things that you had no choice in the making.” - Terrence Howard  [06:47]

“I don’t need the fairytale, show me the truth.” - Terrence Howard [10:56] 

“Time isn’t thinking about you, it’s moving.” - Harold Perrineau [16:40]

“Things aren’t always going to go how you plan and what I’ve come to know is that they never go the way you plan. There is always something different whether it be success or failure.” - Morris Chestnut [24:33]

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