For those who think Dave Chappelle just up and quit he says that’s not how it went. I am very curious to know what his reasoning is for why he just stopped working when he was at the top of his game as comedian. I’m sure that being in a position such as his, everything including credibility is crucial to continued success. Well he finally sits down with David Letterman and tells his story.
Read the story as reported by the Huffington Post:
Dave Chappelle Explains He Never Quit ‘Chappelle’s Show’, He’s Just Seven Years Late For Work
It was almost a decade ago when Dave Chappelle rattled the comic universe by walking away from “Chappelle’s Show,” leaving a reported $50 million dollar contracton the table without an explanation.
Rumors ran wild. Some claimed he couldn’t handle the pressure, others said Oprahand a secret society were somehow behind it, but the most popular rumor of all was that Chappelle went crazy.
On Tuesday, Chappelle opened up to David Letterman about why he left his Comedy Central show and what he regrets. You can watch an edited version of the interview above, or the entire 14 minutes below.
Source: Huffington Post