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Why Dave Chappelle Stormed Off Stage During Show In Hartford



Dave Chappelle angered fans on Thursday night after he stormed off stage in the middle of his performance.

The comedian was performing at the Comcast Theatre in Hartford when he stopped his act because the crowd was too loud. As the audience continued their reported unruly behavior, Chappelle took a seat on a nearby stool for 25 minutes before eventually walking off stage.

According to NBC Connecticut, some fans were so upset they wanted a refund. The publication reported that one witness claimed that the comedian “didn’t do anything. He just stood there. He wanted quiet. He wanted everyone to be quiet while he performed.”

Chappelle is currently headlining the 15-city Funny or Die Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Tour.

Sound off below: Do you agree with Dave’s decision to walk off stage?

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  1. Andrew

    August 30, 2013 at 7:16 AM

    When your not around for a decade people tend to get excited and cheer and whistle, hes a grown @$$ man and a “professional” comedian, get over it. I was very disappointed with him. The rest of the show was great.

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5 Reasons You Need To Know Daveed Diggs



If you don’t know the name Daveed Diggs you will now! The Oakland native is definitely one to watch in Hollywood. Here are five reasons why.

1. He has already taken Broadway by storm.

In 2016 Diggs nabbed a Tony and a Grammy award for his role as Marquis de Lafayette/ Thomas Jefferson in “Hamilton.” Believe it or not Diggs didn’t even audition for the role. While substitute teaching in Marin County, CA he met Hamilton’s eventual star and creator Lin Manuel-Miranda and director, Thomas Kail who invited him to join their free-style rap group and later helped them craft the fast-rapping revolutionary. 

2. He’s funny. 

Diggs is proving he’s also got some amazing comedy chops with two memorable recurring sitcom roles: one as Perry, the crush du jour for Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) on Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the other on ABC’s black-ish as Johan, the free-spirited brother of Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross). In fact, Black-ish creator Kenya Barris wrote the role for Diggs after being “blown away” by his performance on stage.

3. His first feature film Wonder is in theaters now.

In the film based on the New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, Diggs plays Mr. Browne the fifth grade teacher at the school where lead Jacob Tremblay attends. Diggs landed the role after wrapping his run in “Hamilton” and told HH it was like a crash course in film acting alongside Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.

4. He’s a rapper. 

His experimental noise rap group Clipping has garnered a major cult following on Youtube. Their LP CLPPNG was an Album Of The Week back in 2014. And in 2016 the trio performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden to promote the release of their six-track EP Wriggle. 

5. He is executive producer of ABC’s The Mayor.  

The show about a struggling young rapper (Brandon Micheal Hall) who runs for local office (and wins) to boost his popularity, debuted this Fall and already is garnering wave reviews. Not surprisingly Diggs and his Clipping bandmates William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes, also produce all the music for the show.


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