Netflix removes ‘Chappelle’s Show,’ Dave asks fans to stop streaming the show on all platforms
Dave Chappelle is asking his fans to stop streaming his popular sketch comedy show, “Chappelle’s Show,” and educating viewers about his early career and the circumstances of why his show ended with Comedy Central and Viacom. But when Chappelle asked that he not do it anymore, the other comedian said he wasn’t going to stop. The second lesson, a lesson in street smarts, Chappelle says he played a Three-card Monte game in New York where he lost $60. “I’m not going through the agents, I’m coming to my real boss, I’m coming to you. Boycott Chappelle’s Show, do not watch it unless they pay me.”Related: ‘It was the most Dave Chappelle thing ever.’ Man runs into famous comedian at the Pearl
‘It was the most Dave Chappelle thing ever.’ Man runs into famous comedian at the Pearl
SAN ANTONIO – “It was the most Dave Chappelle thing ever." That’s the reaction one lucky San Antonio man had when he had an unexpected run-in with the famous comedian at The Pearl on Tuesday morning. Julian Dais spoke with KSAT Wednesday about his chance encounter with Chappelle and said the man, widely considered a comedy genius, noticed him before he noticed Chapelle. Chappelle responded saying “just hearing you say that means a lot to me,” Dais told KSAT. The last time the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor winner was spotted around San Antonio was during a series of surprise, pop-up comedy shows last October.
Dave Chappelle discusses George Floyd, Don Lemon, Candace Owens, Kobe Bryant in new special
Dave Chapelle released a 27-minute set on YouTube Thursday night addressing George Floyd’s death which has sparked one of the largest civil rights movements in history. Chappelle didn’t hold back starting his set saying “this is weird and less than ideal circumstances to do a show," referencing the socially distanced crowd who were wearing masks due to the coronavirus pandemic. The quote is followed by a link encouraging people to support the Equal Justice Initiative. Towards the end of the set Chappelle discusses his late friend Kobe Bryant who died in January in a helicopter crash. "Crying like a baby.”Watch the YouTube special below:*Please be advised the video contains graphic and offensive language.