Dave Chappelle pulled the plug on his eponymous sketch show in 2005, and this week his fans got a dose of deja vu when he abruptly walked out on another gig.
On Thursday, the "Chappelle's Show" creator was headlining the Funny or Die Oddball Festival in Hartford, Conn., when the audience reportedly started making too much noise. It got so boisterous that the organizers tweeted a plea during his set.
But apparently they didn't listen and the 40-year-old comedian decided to wrap it up only about a half-hour into his set, a moment that was caught on video and uploaded to YouTube on Thursday night.
“All right, guys, I like some of you. I hate some of you. I forgive some of you, but I don’t forgive all of you," Chappelle can be heard saying. "You guys have totally ruined my chances of running for Congress or something."
He concluded with, "Thank you, goodnight," and put down his mic as the crowd booed, and then he walked offstage to Kanye West's "New Slaves."
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