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Movie Reviews Lakeview Terrace

19th September 2008

Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace, in which a black cop played by Samuel L. Jackson, terrorizes an interracial couple (Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington) who become his neighbors, is already sparking controversy -- among the critics....

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Movie Reviews Lakeview Terrace

19th September 2008

Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace, in which a black cop played by Samuel L. Jackson, terrorizes an interracial couple (Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington) who become his neighbors, is already sparking controversy -- among the critics....

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Chappelle Sued By Former Manager

22nd April 2008

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...

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Cook Beats Stand-up Record

4th January 2008

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...

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Chappelle Smashes His Own Comedy Club Marathon Record

5th December 2007

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...

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The Things They Say 5665

19th September 2007

"I met him at a urinal at the NBA All-Star game, so that was my favourite trip to the men's room ever." STEVE CARELL on his toilet meeting with comedy hero DAVE CHAPPELLE....

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Chappelle Produces Muslim Comedy Film

24th July 2007

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...

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Chappelle Hospitalised For Exhaustion

17th July 2007

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....

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Chappelle Showered With Money At Gig

8th June 2007

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...

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Chappelle Sets New Stand-up Record At Laugh Factory

17th April 2007

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...

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Chappelle Cancels Live Show

14th November 2006

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...

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Weeds Leads 2006 Stonys

20th September 2006

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...

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Chappelle Misses Tv Money

31st August 2006

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...

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Teena Marie Blasts Chappelle For Rick James Skit

22nd August 2006

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...

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Simon + Vedder To Interview Icons

3rd August 2006

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...

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Latest Chappelle Shows Make Fast Appearance On Dvd

25th July 2006

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...

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Ludacris Blasts Opinionated Oprah

18th April 2006

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...

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Chappelle Cites 'Race' Reasons For Show Walk-out

13th April 2006

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...

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Chappelle Feels Bullied By Cable Bosses

2nd March 2006

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...

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Chappelle Bans The 'N' Word

18th February 2006

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...

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The Things They Say 1341

16th February 2006

"Who goes from America to Africa for medical attention?" Comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE on rumours he left his hit TV series, CHAPPELLE'S SHOW, and fled to Africa for psychiatric treatment....

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The Things They Say 1317

15th February 2006

"You know those evolution charts of man? He was the dude walking upright." Funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE on his late hero RICHARD PRYOR....

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The Things They Say 1305

13th February 2006

"Every black American is bi-lingual." Funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE insists all African-Americans speak both American and "jive."...

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Chappelle Scared By Success

3rd February 2006

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...

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Chappelle To Tell All To Winfrey

1st February 2006

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)...

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Chappelle Sued By Former Manager

14th December 2005

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...

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Fugees Reunion Show To Hit Cinemas

21st September 2005

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...

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Seinfeld To Receive Comedian Award

14th September 2005

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...

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Chappelle Enjoying Intimate Comedy Clubs

14th September 2005

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...

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Rick James Comedy Movie Scrapped

28th July 2005

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...

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