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Dave Chappelle appeared at a shock present in San Francisco, which set the scene for his dismay at what’s occurred to the town lately.
The comic appeared on the Masonic Auditorium Thursday (Might 11) in a present rapidly organized and introduced two days earlier than. Chappelle didn’t mince phrases when speaking in regards to the present homelessness disaster within the metropolis. “What the f*ck occurred to this place?” he requested the group.
Throughout his set, as reported by the native paper SFGate, the comedian spoke at size about how a lot love he has for San Francisco and referred to it as a second residence. Chappelle even joked about “utilizing the town like a goddamn ATM” when recalling the variety of reveals he used to do right here. However that love appeared tempered by his dismay at what was happening within the streets, punctuated by his recounting of going to eat at an Indian restaurant within the Tenderloin district however seeing somebody defecate in entrance as he walked in.
Chappelle adopted that anecdote up by claiming that the Metropolis By The Bay is now “half Glee, half zombie film,” claiming that all the metropolis is displaying the identical conduct as what he noticed on the restaurant. “Y’all [N-words] want a Batman!” he yelled.
The remainder of the set would see Chappelle banter with viewers members, with one asking him pointedly to repeat the “I’m wealthy, b*tch” line from his eponymous Comedy Central TV present, which he refused to do as a result of he stated he didn’t think about himself wealthy. When requested why he felt that manner by one other viewers member who famous that the comedian owns a major quantity of property in Yellow Springs, Ohio the place he resides, Chappelle replied that given the way in which Black individuals are handled within the U.S., no amount of cash might make him really feel that manner.
The remainder of the set noticed Chappelle crack jokes about being attacked whereas on stage on the Hollywood Bowl and different private incidents. He did avoid overtly making jokes towards the transgender group based on the assessment, saying to the group that he promised to take action in his final Netflix particular The Nearer. However then he adopted that up by joking that that promise solely utilized to tv.