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Dave Chappelle Announces 'Chappelle's Show' Is Returning to Netflix

Dave Chappelle‘s show is coming back to Netflix!

The 47-year-old comedian revealed that Chappelle’s Show would be returning to the streaming service on Friday (February 12) in a video posted to his Instagram.

The clip shows Dave at a stand up set in Austin, Texas as he discusses his recent COVID-19 diagnosis and shares his thoughts on the attack at the Capitol.

Dave made the announcement at the end of his performance and told the audience, “I asked you to stop watching the show and thank God almighty for you, you did. You made that show worthless because without your eyes, it’s nothing. And when you stopped watching it, they called me. And I got my name back and I got my license back and I got my show back and they paid me millions of dollars. Thank you very much.”

Netflix removed Dave‘s show in November after the comedian shared that he was unable to receive royalties from the show due to a contract he had signed with Viacom-CBS.

Click here to find out which other streaming service took Dave‘s show down after his request.

Dave Chappelle Tests Positive for COVID-19, One Day After Performing in Texas

Dave Chappelle is currently in Texas for a series of live comedy shows and he just canceled four of them after testing positive for COVID-19.

The 47-year-old comedian is now quarantining after finding out that he tested positive for the virus. His rep told TMZ that he’s not yet experiencing any symptoms.

Dave performed his first show in Texas on Wednesday night (January 20) and now the shows for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday have been canceled.

Just a couple days ago, Dave was photographed meeting up with Elon Musk and Grimes, the latter of whom just recovered from the virus. None of them are wearing masks in the photo. She took to social media about a week and a half ago to reveal why she was “weirdly enjoying” herself while battling the virus.

Dave has been performing socially distanced shows throughout the pandemic and he reportedly has all audience members take rapid tests before entering the venue.

HBO Max Is Removing 'Chappelle’s Show' At Dave Chappelle's Request

HBO Max is honoring Dave Chappelle‘s request to take down his show, Chappelle’s Show, from the streaming service.

The reason Dave has been asking streaming services to take down his show is because when he signed his contract years ago with ViacomCBS, it did not include anything about him being paid when the comapny licenses it to streamers like HBO Max.

“We had a conversation with Dave. I won’t get into it, but it’s very clear that it’s a very unique and specific and emotional issue he’s got,” Casey Bloys, chief content officer of HBO and HBO Max, told Variety. “So at the end of the year, at the end of this year, December 31st, we’re going to honor his request and take the show down.”

Another streaming service also honored Dave’s request to have his show taken down.

The Kardashian-Jenner Family Decided to Randomly FaceTime Their Famous Friends - Watch What Happened!

The Kardashian-Jenners are playing a little prank on some of their famous friends!

Khloe Kardashian took to Instagram to share a video with sisters Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, and Kylie Jenner along with mom Kris Jenner randomly calling up some of their famous friends on FaceTime.

However, when their friends answered, the ladies all just stayed quiet and didn’t move.

Some friends that they called included Tristan Thompson, Travis Scott, Miami restaurateur David Grutman, Yung Taco, Justin and Hailey Bieber, Dave Chappelle, Luka Sabbat, Addison Rae, and Stassie Karanikolaou.

“Hey guys…what is happening?” Justin says with a laugh.

What’s going on?” Travis asks. “Why?!”

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Netflix Removes 'Chappelle's Show' At Request of Dave Chappelle - Here's Why

Dave Chappelle‘s Comedy Central show, Chappelle’s Show, was removed from Netflix overnight at the request of the comedian. Why? Dave made it clear that Viacom-CBS hasn’t paid him a dime.

“They (ViacomCBS) didn’t have to pay me because I signed the contract,” Dave said in a lengthy video. “But is that right? I found out that these people were streaming my work and they never had to ask me or they never have to tell me. Perfectly legal ‘cause I signed the contract. But is that right? I didn’t think so either. That’s why I like working for Netflix. I like working for Netflix because when all those bad things happened to me, that company didn’t even exist. And when I found out they were streaming ‘Chappelle’s Show,’ I was furious. How could they not– how could they not know? So you know what I did? I called them and I told them that this makes me feel bad. And you want to know what they did? They agreed that they would take it off their platform just so I could feel better.”

You can currently stream Chappelle‘s Show on HBO Max, Comedy Central and CBS All Access. Dave currently has a deal with Netflix for standup specials. Find out who Dave called out in one of his Netflix specials.

Dave Chappelle Calls Out White People That Don't Wear Masks in 'SNL' Monologue - Watch

Dave Chappelle got very real during his Saturday Night Live monologue.

While hosting the show on Saturday (November 7), the 47-year-old comedian addressed Donald Trump‘s White supporters who don’t wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic, while giving them a lesson in Black history.

“You don’t even want to wear your mask because it’s oppressive? Try wearing the mask I’ve been wearing all these years!” Dave said. “I can’t even tell something true unless it has a punchline behind it. You guys aren’t ready. You’re not ready for this. You don’t know how to survive yourselves. In fact, we’re the only ones that know how to survive this. Whites come, hurry, quick, come get your n—a lessons.”

In the cold open, SNL and Alec Baldwin imagined Trump‘s concession speech after losing the election.

Watch Dave Chappelle‘s entire SNL opening monologue now.

Kanye West Reveals This Celebrity Just Visited Him After His Viral Twitter Rant

Kanye West has returned to Twitter after going viral for tweeting a series of thoughts about his wife Kim Kardashian trying to lock him up with a doctor, his mother-in-law Kris Jenner for not answering his phone calls, and much more.

Now, Kanye tweeted out a video of him and comedian Dave Chappelle, along with a group of pals.


In the video, Kanye continually asked Dave to help make the world smile by making some jokes.

“We need some joke…something to life our spirits,” Kanye said. Then, Kanye asked for an uplifting joke from him and Dave joked that he does not make uplifting jokes, causing everyone to laugh.

Find out how Kim Kardashian feels about what Kanye West was tweeting about her trying to lock him up.