Dave Chappelle is unphased by his former highschool canceling a fundraiser occasion honoring him.
The comic was visiting Indianapolis Friday evening for a screening of his “Untitled” documentary. Chappelle carried out a 15-minute stand-up afterward, the place he poked enjoyable on the Duke Ellington School of the Arts for canceling the perform that was elevating funds for a brand new theater named after him.
“They’re canceling stuff I didn’t even want to do,” he joked. “If you think you’re mad at me, remember, I didn’t disinvite you from anything.”
His feedback come because the Washington, D.C. arts college pulled the plug on the fundraiser following his dangerous LGBTQ jokes in his Netflix particular, “The Closer.” The occasion, which was initially scheduled for November twenty third, was met with fast outrage from college students who didn’t really feel Chappelle must be celebrated after making such offensive jokes. They even threatened to stage a walkout if the varsity went via with the fundraiser.
The backlash from “The Closer” continues to plague the 48-year-old actor, who not too long ago revealed that movie festivals refused to indicate his new documentary. Regardless of the outrage and Netflix workers boycotting the particular, the platform has acknowledged a number of instances that they won’t take away it.