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Chappelle Sued By Former Manager

Comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE is facing legal action from his former manager, after accusing the star of failing to pay a settlement from a previous court battle. Mustafa Abuelhija took Chappelle to court in 2005, accusing...

Cook Beats Stand-up Record

Stand-up comedian Dane Cook has broken the record for the longest set at Hollywood's legendary Laugh Factory club with a seven-hour performance.Cook and Dave Chappelle have been engaged in a lengthy rivalry to hold the...

By on 04 January 2008

Chappelle Smashes His Own Comedy Club Marathon Record

Comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE has smashed comedy club records in Los Angeles after performing a recent stand-up session for six hours and 12 minutes. The funnyman's previous Laugh Factory best was timed at six hours and...

Chappelle Produces Muslim Comedy Film

Cult comic DAVE CHAPPELLE is to produce a new movie which will introduce comedy fans to the world's funniest Muslims. Allah Made Me Funny - The Official Muslim Comedy Tour features America's top Muslim comics...

Chappelle Hospitalised For Exhaustion

U.S. funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE checked into hospital at the weekend (14-15Jul07) for exhaustion. The comedian, 33, was rushed to the emergency room of an unnamed hospital, where he remained for 12 hours before returning home....

Chappelle Showered With Money At Gig

Elusive comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE was showered with $100 bills at a Los Angeles comedy club, by fans desperate for him to return to TV. Chappelle has been rarely seen since he walked away from a...

Chappelle Sets New Stand-up Record At Laugh Factory

Funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE has set a new record at Hollywood comedy club The Laugh Factory, after performing for six hours and seven minutes. Chappelle hit the stage at 10.36pm on Sunday (15Apr07) and continued cracking...

Chappelle Cancels Live Show

American comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE has cancelled his performance at Las Vegas' Comedy Festival on Thursday (16NOV06). The funnyman has given no reason for pulling out of the show, and his non-appearance will be compensated for...

Weeds Leads 2006 Stonys

US TV hits WEEDS and ENTOURAGE and quirky movie GRANDMA'S BOY lead the way at the sixth High Times Stony Awards, a prize-giving that celebrates marijuana culture. Marijuana-friendly drama Weeds garnered eight nominations, including Best...

Chappelle Misses Tv Money

Comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE confesses his decision to quit his $50 million (GBP28 million) TV deal with network Comedy Central "made no economic sense". The funnyman stunned fans when he walked away from CHAPELLE'S SHOW in...

Teena Marie Blasts Chappelle For Rick James Skit

R+B legend TEENA MARIE has blasted comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE for his offensive take on her late lover RICK JAMES. The comic came up with his famous "I'm Rick James, b**ch!" for a skit on his...

Simon + Vedder To Interview Icons

PAUL SIMON and EDDIE VEDDER will be among the stars interviewing their heroes in the second season of US TV series ICONOCLASTS. The Sundance Channel series was a hit when it first aired late last...

Latest Chappelle Shows Make Fast Appearance On Dvd

Just days after Comedy Central finished airing the three "Lost Episodes" of Dave Chappelle's show, a DVD of the episodes is hitting the video stores today (Tuesday). Prospects of big sales for the disc appeared...

Ludacris Blasts Opinionated Oprah

Rapper LUDACRIS has lashed out at media mogul OPRAH WINFREY for initially refusing to have him on her TV talk show and then publicly lecturing him about his rap lyrics. The hip-hop star, real name...

Chappelle Cites 'Race' Reasons For Show Walk-out

American funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE has cited racial prejudice for his abrupt walk-out from hit comedy series THE CHAPPELLE SHOW last year (05). The stand-up comedian made headlines in May 2005 when he quit the show...

Chappelle Feels Bullied By Cable Bosses

US comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE has vowed never to return to his show on cable network Comedy Central, if bosses carry out plans to make new episodes using old material. The star walked away from the...

Chappelle Bans The 'N' Word

Funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE is trying to cut the 'N' word out of his TV specials because he hates to hear white fans using the term when they think he's OK with it. The comedian...

Chappelle Scared By Success

Comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE blames the pressure of the celebrity "machine" for forcing him to flee to South Africa, abandoning a $50 million (GBP27.8 million) TV contract. The comedian says he is still struggling psychologically...

Chappelle To Tell All To Winfrey

Comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE will appear on OPRAH this Friday (03FEB06) in his first TV interview since walking away from his $50 million (GBP27.7 million) television deal. The stand-up comedian made headlines last year (05)...

Chappelle Sued By Former Manager

Funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE is facing a court battle with his former manager MUSTAFA ABUELHIJA, who claims the comedian owes him a portion of his TV show profits. Abuelhija filed a breach-of-contract suit against Chappelle...

Fugees Reunion Show To Hit Cinemas

Funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE's 2004 Block Party event, which saw the reunion of the FUGEES, is to hit the big screen. Acclaimed video director MICHAEL GONDRY captured the performances of Fugees, Chappelle, KANYE WEST and...

Seinfeld To Receive Comedian Award

American funnyman JERRY SEINFELD has been selected to receive the Comedian award at HBO and AEG Live's inaugural Comedy Festival. Seinfeld is set to be handed the honour during the event, which will take...

Chappelle Enjoying Intimate Comedy Clubs

Comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE has found happiness performing at small stand-up clubs after walking away from his acclaimed TV show. The 33-year-old funnyman walked away from his CHAPPELLE'S SHOW series and, apparently, a lucrative multi-million...

Rick James Comedy Movie Scrapped

Late funk superstar RICK JAMES scrapped a movie about his life just before he died in 2004 because he feared it would become a comedy. The SUPERFREAK hitmaker was in talks with funnyman DAVE...

Oprah Tops The New Celebrity 100

Media mogul and TV talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has topped the new 2005 FORBES magazine Celebrity 100 list. The annual Forbes list ranks celebrities according to their power, salaries and media presence....

Chappelle Slams Crack Claims

American funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE has slammed claims he fled to South Africa and checked into a mental hospital last month (MAY05) because he had taken crack. Chappelle, who is the top earning comedian in...

Chappelle Returns To Us

LATEST: Comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE has reportedly returned home to Ohio after a "spiritual retreat" in South Africa. Fans feared Chappelle had checked into a mental facility earlier this month (MAY05) when news circulated he'd...

Rick James' Popularity Causes Problems For Politician

RICK JAMES' renewed popularity shortly before his August (04) death has contributed to a spate of theft problems for a Mississippi politician. Hattiesburg City Council candidate RICK JAMES is far from amused that his...

New York Stunned By Fugees Reunion

The reunited FUGEES shocked fans in New York at the weekend (18SEP04) when they took to the stage to perform at comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE's inaugural BLOCK PARTY. The trio joined acts like COMMON, THE...

Date Announced For Rick James Memorial Service

A public memorial service and viewing for funk legend RICK JAMES is scheduled to take place in Los Angeles tomorrow (11AUG04). The SUPER FREAK singer, who was born JAMES JOHNSON JR in Buffalo, New...

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