Comic Dave Chappelle examined constructive for Covid-19 on Thursday evening simply earlier than he was scheduled to carry out in Austin, Texas, the Related Press reported, including that the comic has been pressured to cancel a number of upcoming exhibits as he recovers in quarantine.

Chappelle is presently asymptomatic and quarantining, a spokesperson for the comic advised AP.

The web site of Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, the place Chappelle was scheduled to carry out, mentions that 4 of the comic’s upcoming exhibits between Friday and Tuesday have been canceled.

Comic and podcast host Joe Rogan, who was scheduled to affix Chappelle on stage on Friday and Saturday, apologized to followers for the cancellations on an Instagram put up including: “We’ll reschedule them as quickly as we are able to.”

Chappelle has been internet hosting a number of socially distanced dwell exhibits since final June. The comic determined to maneuver his exhibits to Austin in the course of the winter, his spokesperson advised AP. 

She added that every one attending viewers members, Chappelle, and his total group needed to bear a fast Covid-19 take a look at earlier than the exhibits. Earlier this week, Rogan had posted a photograph of Chappelle in Austin hanging out with himself, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, comedians Michelle Wolf, Donnell Rawlings, Ron White and others.

Read More