Dave Chappelle is standing by his fellow slapstick comedian.
In his new Netflix particular, “The Hen Revelation,” Chappelle defends Louis C.Okay., who was accused of masturbating in entrance of a number of girls.
“I shouldn’t say this, however f–k it, (his) allegations had been the one one which made me chortle,” says the comic, who additionally touched on the sexual abuse allegations towards Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey within the particular recorded in late November.
Chappelle targeted particularly on author Abby Schachner, who informed the New York Occasions that C.Okay. masturbated whereas on the cellphone along with her. The encounter, she mentioned, was “one of many issues that discouraged her from pursuing comedy.”
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“Present enterprise is simply more durable than that,” Chappelle mentioned.
“I do know that sounds f–ked up, I am not presupposed to say that, however one in every of these girls was like, ‘Louis C.Okay. was masturbating whereas I used to be on the cellphone with him.’ B—h, you do not know the best way to grasp up a cellphone? How the f–k are you going to outlive in present enterprise if that is an precise impediment to your desires?”
For the reason that allegations, C.Okay. was lower from the Disney XD present “Gravity Falls” and a Nov. 18 HBO profit present. The streaming service additionally eliminated his stand-up specials and comedy collection “Fortunate Louie.”
Distribution of his film “I Love You, Daddy” was canceled and FX lower ties with him on all 5 of his community reveals, together with “Higher Issues,” “Baskets” and “One Mississippi.”