Dave Chappelle will have building at his former high school named after him

Months after being heckled by students of the Washington DC school, Dave Chappelle’s alma mater has decided to name a theater after him. Duke Ellington School of the Arts planned the unveiling of the Dave Chappelle Theater on June 20 with a dedication ceremony to the comedian, TMZ reports. Chappelle visited the Duke Ellington School … Read more

Comedian Dave Chappelle Tackled Onstage During LA Festival Show – NBC Los Angeles

A man who said police was armed with a replica gun rushed to a stage and tackled comedian Dave Chappelle as he was performing at a Los Angeles comedy festival late Tuesday. The Los Angeles Police Department early Wednesday confirmed the attack, saying the weapon the man was carrying can eject a knife blade “when … Read more

Patton Oswalt defends performing with Dave Chappelle after backlash

Patton Oswalt defended his decision to perform with comedian Dave Chappelle on New Year’s Eve. The comedian shared in an Instagram post that he was hosting his last show of 2021 at a venue in Seattle when he received a text message from his stand-up partner and friend, Chappelle. They were apparently acting side by … Read more

Patton Oswalt reacts to backlash over meet-up with ‘canceled’ Dave Chappelle

Patton Oswalt addressed the reaction he received after meeting controversial comedian Dave Chappelle on New Year’s Eve. The 52-year-old comedian had shared several snapshots with Chappelle, 48, in Seattle, Washington and called him a “genius” and a “true friend,” which made some feathers cross. Responding to criticism for both the post and the friendship, Oswalt … Read more