Elon Musk takes the stage, amid boos, at Chappelle's show
SAN FRANCISCO — (AP) — Dave Chappelle asked the crowd at his comedy show to “make some noise for the world’s richest man.”They did. He invited Musk onstage. Chappelle asked Musk to repeat Rawlings’ catch phrase from their classic show – “I’m rich b—-” Rawlings went first, and then Musk complied. That’s when Chappelle asked the crowd not to boo Musk as he needs him to open up the first comedy club on Mars. He also asked Musk if he could help Black Star’s Talib Kweli, who Chappelle said had been banned from Twitter.wftv.com
Elon Musk takes the stage, amid boos, at Chappelle's show
Dave Chappelle asked the crowd at his comedy show to “make some noise for the world’s richest man.” It was a rather uncomfortable appearance for Elon Musk, Twitter's new owner, at Chappelle’s show with Chris Rock on Sunday night at the Chase Center in San Francisco. At the end of the show, Chappelle was talking about the need to get along and communicate with people with different viewpoints and perspectives.news.yahoo.com
Charlamagne Tha God rejects activists using 'transphobic' label amid debate over medical care for trans kids
Multimedia mogul Charlamagne Tha God spoke exclusively with Fox News Digital about cancel culture, Big Tech and the ongoing debate of whether trans children should undergo treatment.foxnews.com
Dave Chappelle Apparently Tricked “Saturday Night Live” Staff By Performing A “Fake” Monologue In The Dress Rehearsal Before Revealing New Antisemitic Material Live On Air
Chappelle’s 15-minute monologue included a number of jokes about the Jewish community and prompted accusations of him normalizing and popularizing antisemitism.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Dave Chappelle Uses SNL Monologue to Echo Kanye’s Antisemitism
NBCOn the first Saturday Night Live episode after each of the past two presidential elections, Dave Chappelle served as host and used the opportunity to share his thoughts about the state of American politics. The comedian returned for a third time this week after the midterms, but this time something was different.It was Chappelle’s first time hosting SNL since he came under fire for a slew of transphobic jokes in his latest Netflix special The Closer. And before he even took the stage at Studinews.yahoo.com
Dave Chappelle’s show in Minneapolis canceled by venue after backlash
First Avenue had faced blowback for booking the legendary comedian for a surprise, sold-out performance in the months that followed his 2021 Netflix special, “The Closer,” in which Chappelle doubled down on jokes about the LGBTQ community.washingtonpost.com
Members of Queen, the Police, Rush to honor Taylor Hawkins
The twin concerts for Foo Fighters’ late drummer Taylor Hawkins will include Miley Cyrus, Liam Gallagher, Joan Jett, Mark Ronson, members of Queen, The Police, Rush, Kiss, The Pretenders, Motley Crue, Queens of the Stone Age, Rage Against The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Supergrass and comedian Dave Chappelle.
Dave Chappelle says he’s donating Buffalo show proceeds to shooting victims’ families
Dave Chappelle says he's donating Buffalo show proceeds to shooting victims' families Dave Chappelle appears during the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Oct. 30, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)BUFFALO, N.Y. — Dave Chappelle said he will donate the proceeds from his recent show in Buffalo, New York, to the families of victims who were killed and wounded in a mass shooting there last month, multiple news outlets are reporting. >> Buffalo supermarket mass shooting: Victims list released by Buffalo PD“He said, and I’m paraphrasing, I came here to Buffalo to recognize the victims and for these families,” the venue’s director of marketing and communications, Kevin Sweeney, told the newspaper. >> Buffalo supermarket shooting: Retired officer Aaron Salter Jr. honored at funeralChappelle also told the audience that he had invited the victims’ loved ones to the show, the Democrat and Chronicle reported. Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 21 Photos: Dave Chappelle through the years Here are some memorable photos of comedian Dave Chappelle through the years.wftv.com
Fans At John Mulaney’s Show Said They Felt “Ambushed” When Dave Chappelle Opened It With Anti-Trans Jokes
“I have a lot of trans friends and I’m gay myself, so I was really disappointed that Dave was allowed to perform, given that he has a history of transphobic jokes,” one attendee told BuzzFeed News.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Alleged Chappelle tackler also charged in roommate stabbing
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — A man charged in an on-stage attack of comedian Dave Chappelle has now also been charged with the attempted murder of a roommate months earlier, authorities said Thursday. The publicity that followed the Chappelle incident helped lead to Lee's identification and arrest in the previous attack, prosecutors said. A message left with the county public defender's office seeking comment from an attorney for Lee was not immediately returned. Lee was arrested May 3 after allegedly rushing the stage and tackling Chappelle during his stand-up set at the Hollywood Bowl. Chappelle was not hurt, and finished the show that was part of the “Netflix Is a Joke” comedy festival.wftv.com
Man charged in Dave Chappelle attack pleads not guilty
Dave Chappelle Attacked FILE - Dave Chappelle appears during the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Oct. 30, 2021, in Cleveland. Chappelle was tackled during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Security guards chased and overpowered the attacker, and Chappelle was able to continue his performance while the man was taken away in an ambulance. (AP Photo/David Richard, File) (David Richard)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — A man charged in an attack on comedian Dave Chappelle during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl pleaded not guilty Friday to four misdemeanors. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office determined that he had not committed any felonies and referred the case to the LA city attorney's office, which charged him with the four misdemeanors.wftv.com
Ornate Gold State Coach prepared ahead of Queen's jubilee celebrations
The Gold State Coach at the Royal Mews in Buckingham Palace is being prepared ahead of Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee celebrations. A Trooping the Colour will kick off four days of celebrations for the jubilee, including tea parties, a pop concert and people's parade through central London.news.yahoo.com
No felony charge for man who tackled Dave Chappelle on stage
Dave Chappelle Attacked FILE - Dave Chappelle appears during the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Oct. 30, 2021, in Cleveland. Chappelle was tackled during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Security guards chased and overpowered the attacker, and Chappelle was able to continue his performance while the man was taken away in an ambulance. “After reviewing the evidence, prosecutors determined that while criminal conduct occurred, the evidence as presented did not constitute felony conduct,” the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said in a statement. The case has been referred to the Los Angeles city attorney's office, which prosecutes misdemeanors within the city.wftv.com
Twitter Relishes In The Magnitude Of Jamie Foxx And Busta Rhymes Fighting Off Dave Chappelle's Attacker
Jamie Foxx and Busta Rhymes are getting their flowers on social media after allegedly giving a beatdown to the man who attacked Dave Chappelle on stage while the comedian was performing on Monday at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.news.yahoo.com
Armed Man Arrested for Ambushing Chappelle Dropped a Rap Track About Him
InstagramThe man who allegedly rushed the stage and attacked comedian Dave Chappelle as he performed Tuesday night at the Hollywood Bowl is an aspiring rapper who recorded a song in 2020 titled “Dave Chappell.”Isaiah Arias Lee, who performs under the name “NoName_Trapper,” was arrested on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon, according to booking records. Lee, 23, was carrying a replica gun with a knife hidden inside, police said. After Chappelle’s security team subdued Lee—with the assistannews.yahoo.com
Dave Chappelle tackled during Hollywood Bowl comedy show
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle was tackled during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday night. Security guards chased and overpowered the attacker, and Chappelle was able to continue his performance while the man was taken away in an ambulance. LAPD media relations made no official announcement of an arrest in the hours after the attack, and did not immediately respond to an Associated Press request for details. Chappelle was performing his standup routine at the amphitheater as part of the “Netflix Is a Joke” festival when the man rushed on stage and tackled him. Copyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
‘He Will End Up Canceling Himself If He Feels Like Nobody Can Cancel Him’: Cedric the Entertainer Weighs In on Dave Chappelle and Cancel Culture
Cedric The Entertainer cautions Dave Chappelle that his response to the scrutiny he’s facing for controversial LGBTQ comments he made during his latest Netflix standup […]news.yahoo.com
33 years later, Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall return to Zamunda
NEW YORK – When Eddie Murphy made the original “Coming to America,” he was, almost indisputably, the funniest man in America. “Now I take nothing for granted and appreciate everything.”Thirty-three years after “Coming to America,” Murphy and Hall have returned to Zamunda. At the barbershop, where Murphy and Hall also reprise their characters, the conversation bounces from Teslas to transgender people. Before making “Black Panther,” Murphy has said Ryan Coogler approached him about a “Coming to America” sequel. Ruth E. Carter designed the costumes of both “Black Panther” and “Coming 2 America.” Both were shot in Atlanta.
Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19; shows canceled
FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Dave Chappelle arrives at Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 22nd Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor presented to Dave Chappelle, in Washington. Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)AUSTIN, Texas – Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said. Those shows have been canceled and Chappelle is quarantining, his representative Carla Sims said in a statement. He apologized on Instagram to followers for the canceled shows, saying they'd be rescheduled.
Dave Chappelle set to turn Ohio firehouse into comedy club
Chappelle is set to buy a former fire station near his Ohio hometown with plans to turn it into a comedy club. Fire Station in Yellow Springs will be sold to the 47-year-old actors company and turned into a club that will seat 140 people. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio – Comedian Dave Chappelle is set to buy a former fire station near his Ohio hometown with plans to turn it into a comedy club. Chappelle's ties to Ohio go back to his father, who graduated from Antioch College, in Yellow Springs, and later was a professor there. In June, Chappelle held a private, outdoor stand-up and social commentary performance to a socially distant and masked audience in Yellow Springs.
Trevor Noah to host 2021 Grammy Awards
NEW YORK – “The Daily Show” host and comedian Trevor Noah has been tapped to host the 2021 Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy made the announcement hours before the nominees for the upcoming show are revealed. It would mark Noah's first time hosting the Grammys, which will be held Jan. 31. Earlier this year, Noah competed for his first Grammy Award: The 36-year-old Emmy winner was nominated for best comedy album with “Son of Patricia," but lost to Dave Chappelle. See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!”Alicia Keys was the most recent Grammys host.
WATCH: Alec Baldwin ends his 4 year run as Donald Trump on SNL
He even offered a throwback to one of his infamous '90s-era lines, calling President Donald Trump a “Looooosseer!” to laughs and applause. Carrey and Rudolph each made an L out of their hands and held them to their foreheads and were joined by Alec Baldwin, reprising his role as Trump. Chappelle hosted “SNL” in November 2016 in its first episode after Trump’s election, pointedly critiquing the surprise over the result. “You know, I didn't know Donald Trump was going to win the election,” Chapelle said four years ago. “SNL” has regularly lampooned Trump and his presidency in recent years, enlisting Baldwin to play the commander in chief.
Dave Chappelle speaks on George Floyd in new Netflix special
NEW YORK An angry and emotional Dave Chappelle spoke on the killing of George Floyd in a surprise Netflix special, saying America was being punished for its mistreatment of black men. The special was released Thursday and is streaming free on Netflixs comedy YouTube channel. It was taken from a show at an outdoor pavilion in Yellow Springs, Ohio, with about 100 attendees on June 6. Chappelle called his special 8:46 in part after the length of time the officer was on top of the handcuffed Floyd. When I watched that tape, I understood this man knew he was going to die, said the comedian.