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TMZ: Dave Chappelle ‘Freaks Out''; Forces Flight To Stop In Pittsburgh
TMZ via WPXI.com ^ | July 5, 2010

Posted on 07/06/2010 5:30:37 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

PITTSBURGH -- A big name comedian made a stop in Pittsburgh this weekend, but according to TMZ.com, it was for all the wrong reasons.

The website said a private jet carrying comedian Dave Chappelle had to make an emergency landing Friday night at Pittsburgh International Airport.

According to TMZ sources, Chappelle was on a private flight from New Jersey to Ohio, where he lives. TMZ said the flight was forced to land in Pittsburgh when Chappelle “freaked out,” refused to put his seat belt on and repeatedly walked into the cockpit, bothering pilots.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: davechapelle; flight; pittsburgh

1 posted on 07/06/2010 5:30:45 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Big name has been.


2 posted on 07/06/2010 5:33:48 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

He has mental issues and that is no joke.


3 posted on 07/06/2010 5:34:41 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Sorry to hear this.. I always liked Dave Chappelle. When other “entertainers” were freely and gleefully bashing Bush, Chappelle said he would refrain from joining in, because he knew Bush was doing the best he could, and that he had too much respect for the office of the Presidency to attack him.

That won a lot of admiration for Chappelle from me.


4 posted on 07/06/2010 5:35:58 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
It's a shame that he's lost his mind.

His comedy exhibited flashes of genius and his Block Party could be the best concert film ever made, in terms of the concept and the quality of the performances.

5 posted on 07/06/2010 5:36:16 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: wideawake
His comedy exhibited flashes of genius

I totally agree.

6 posted on 07/06/2010 5:37:54 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: wideawake

Agreed, he did some great skit comedy. Not exactly family fare but that’s a personal choice.


7 posted on 07/06/2010 5:37:54 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: ScottinVA

I didn’t know that about him.


8 posted on 07/06/2010 5:38:43 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Forcing one person to pay for the irresponsibility of another is NOT social justice.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

My hope and prayer is that Dave gets whatever treatment he needs.


9 posted on 07/06/2010 5:39:29 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
I didn’t know that about him.

Yep. He said it on his show one time, in response to a question as to why he didn't attack Bush.

10 posted on 07/06/2010 5:40:26 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

His show was the first place I ever heard the term “Magic Negro”. Funny how Rush got beat up over the term.


11 posted on 07/06/2010 5:41:24 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

His Clayton Bigsby blind black white supremist skit was fall-down-on-the-floor hilarious, as was his ‘documentary’ of Rick James.


12 posted on 07/06/2010 5:46:34 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: wideawake
It's sad but true ...sometimes genius comes with its twin brother insanity. As someone else said,Chappelle respected the office of the president and thus would not attack President Bush even when it was fashionable to do so.

Off tangent, on President Bush - isn't it interesting how even a movie was made on what his assassination would be like, and how he was always drawn looking slightly apish ....yet make a similar movie about Obama and it's your hide, or for that matter draw Obama in any manner similar to that which they drew President Bush and see what happens to you. Those are some stark double standards.

13 posted on 07/06/2010 5:49:37 AM PDT by spetznaz (Nuclear-tipped Ballistic Missiles: The Ultimate Phallic Symbol)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

World Series of Dice, Reparations Sketch, the Niggar Family, “Is Wayne Brady going to have to choke a b_tch?”...

Good times. I’ve heard about his very serious mental health problems too. So sad.


14 posted on 07/06/2010 5:53:05 AM PDT by Snake65 (Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace-- but there is no peace. The war is actually begun!)
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To: reagan_fanatic
Dont forget the “race draft”. Tiger Woods was drafted by the blacks much to the Asians dismay “Goodbye fried rice, hello fried chicken!”

Black owners “Look you whites can have Colin Powell but only if you take Condeleeza Rice too”

Hispanic owners “Hey you white people, we want Elian Gonzales back!”

White owner (played by Chappelle in “authoritative white voice”) “Hey you black folks in the crowd need to simmer down! Look, look, Hey there is a white man speaking right now dammit! oooga booga, OOOGA BOOGA!”

15 posted on 07/06/2010 5:54:14 AM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Dave Chappells best

1) skit on slave reparations was absolutely hilarious.
2) anything on Tyrone Biggums
3) The REAL WORLD parody
4) The Racial Draft
5) Prince playing basketball against Charlie Murphy
6) The black/white husband swap

I hope Mr Chappelle seeks medical attention.


16 posted on 07/06/2010 5:55:08 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“.....repeatedly walked into the cockpit, bothering pilots.”

I’m curious as to why the cockpit was so easily accessible to him. Seems like it should be locked in flight.


17 posted on 07/06/2010 5:56:32 AM PDT by EggsAckley ( There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply!)
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To: reagan_fanatic
The gay klansman skit was hillarious.

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Another favorite of mine was the Wayne Brady skit where Brady drags Chappelle around on drive by shootings and forces him to smoke crack.
18 posted on 07/06/2010 5:56:52 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: EggsAckley
I’m curious as to why the cockpit was so easily accessible to him.

Privately chartered jet.

19 posted on 07/06/2010 6:02:32 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: EggsAckley

In private planes that is rarely (per my experience) the case. When you use one of those card services there is an assumption you are not a terrorist ...which I guess is a potential flaw.


20 posted on 07/06/2010 6:02:44 AM PDT by spetznaz (Nuclear-tipped Ballistic Missiles: The Ultimate Phallic Symbol)
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To: EggsAckley
I’m curious as to why the cockpit was so easily accessible to him. Seems like it should be locked in flight.

That was my first thought when reading it.

21 posted on 07/06/2010 6:03:32 AM PDT by this is my country
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To: ScottinVA

I think the closest he got to ever parodying Bush was the “Black Bush” skit.

And it wasn’t really insulting to Bush at all.

Chappelle Show was probably one of the only Comedy Central shows besides South Park that I watched religously. His comedy might have been crass, but it was all too often spot on.


22 posted on 07/06/2010 6:03:32 AM PDT by JenB987 (I'm still an American and 'til they take that away from me there's no day ruined. - El Rushbo)
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To: Le Chien Rouge
Tyrone Biggums was the absolute funniest character Chappelle ever did - loved the "Intervention" episode but especially the episode when Tyrone goes into a classroom of kids to talk about the dangers of drugs...and the kids are taking notes when he mentions his suppliers. ROTFLOL funny!

Sad to hear Dave is having some issues - he was living in Yellow Springs, OH just a short drive from me albeit a mini-version of Soviet Russia and home of commie Antioch College.


23 posted on 07/06/2010 6:05:06 AM PDT by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

This is one of my favorites because it shows Wayne Brady being 180 degrees from what you expect out of him. (Language warning)

http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/bb6875cff8/chappelle-show-daves-night-out-with-wayne-brady-from-uploaderguy


24 posted on 07/06/2010 6:05:32 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

So who is Dave Chappelle and why should anyone care, if he freaks out?


25 posted on 07/06/2010 6:06:57 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR1fDL7x1Sg)
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To: spetznaz
The double standard is clear.

There is no way you could criticize the President the way people criticized President Bush.

I think part of Chappelle's reticence to do anti-Bush comedy was (1) its time-bound nature - topical humor ages very quickly and (2) he was clearly very uncomfortable doing jokes that everyone else was doing - that's a sign of mediocrity.

The one Bush skit he did - interestingly in the context of your comment - was one called "Black Bush", i.e. an alternate universe in which President Bush was African-American.

It was completely unlike every other Bush joke/skit at the time and one that was not obviously anti-Bush.

26 posted on 07/06/2010 6:09:55 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: reagan_fanatic

He probably went Clayton Bigsby when he found out the pilots were black.


27 posted on 07/06/2010 6:14:34 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Political correctness in America today is a Rip Van Winkle acid trip.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Cocaine is a hell of a drug.


28 posted on 07/06/2010 6:16:09 AM PDT by nhoward14 (I'm starting The 595 Club... A discount from 700)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
the comedian ate something that didn't sit well with him, and the plane's bathroom wasn't what he needed.

Aw, Dave. You're not at a Grateful Dead show.
29 posted on 07/06/2010 6:17:54 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: reagan_fanatic

Did you catch the piece about when we finally paid “reparations” to all African Americans?


30 posted on 07/06/2010 6:18:35 AM PDT by stationkeeper
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To: cripplecreek

Drug induced psychosis/paranoia


31 posted on 07/06/2010 6:21:03 AM PDT by databoss
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
When has Dave Chappelle not been freaked out? When it's contained on a stage or on video, it's funny. When it's out in the world, sometimes it's not.
32 posted on 07/06/2010 6:25:07 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: reagan_fanatic
His Clayton Bigsby blind black white supremist skit was fall-down-on-the-floor hilarious, as was his ‘documentary’ of Rick James.

No matter how many times Comedy Central replays the episode with Charlie Murphy telling the story, Dave's portrayal of Rick James, I laugh hard enough to bring tears! The PC-sports draft is still funny, too.

Paul Mooney on Imus several months ago, they talked about Chappelle, Mooney said Dave got seriously messed up (in the head) when he went to Africa. Whatever happened then, is going on now, much too bad for a truly gifted comic.

33 posted on 07/06/2010 6:30:13 AM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Mental issues seem to go along with creativity. Only God knows why.


34 posted on 07/06/2010 6:32:00 AM PDT by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

My favorite was the Muppet character in the garbabe can singing F@#$ IT!


35 posted on 07/06/2010 6:39:27 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

36 posted on 07/06/2010 6:42:12 AM PDT by camerongood210
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To: windcliff

ping


37 posted on 07/06/2010 7:49:12 AM PDT by stylecouncilor (What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Method acting for repirising his old character “Conspiracy Brother”


38 posted on 07/06/2010 7:54:20 AM PDT by Centurion2000 (Three things you don't discuss in public; politics, religion, and choice of caliber.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Method acting for reprising his old character “Conspiracy Brother”


39 posted on 07/06/2010 7:54:23 AM PDT by Centurion2000 (Three things you don't discuss in public; politics, religion, and choice of caliber.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I once road in a private plane and started to panic...it was so small and hot inside. Yes, Im a closet claustrophobic and wanted to get out. I was calmed by my best friend’s mother......this was way back before I knew about Xanax


40 posted on 07/06/2010 7:55:20 AM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Promoted by God to be a mother!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...................Thanks, Susan!)
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To: ScottinVA
My hope and prayer is that Dave gets whatever treatment he needs.

Ditto.

41 posted on 07/06/2010 8:00:47 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: databoss

“Drug induced psychosis/paranoia”

Chappelle converted to Islam in 1998...hmmmmmm.


42 posted on 07/06/2010 8:46:37 AM PDT by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on the rights of animals would do so on behalf the unborn)
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To: MadelineZapeezda

*Im a closet claustrophobic*

That’s probably the worst place to be if you’re a claustrophobic.

Wakkawakkawakka.


43 posted on 07/06/2010 8:47:31 AM PDT by j-damn
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To: ScottinVA
Yep...I agree also. A really creative, comedic genius...but with that said, I would bet that this latest behavior is related to smoking too much dope. While marijuana does not produce negative results for most people who smoke it, there are some with fragile mental states that can be devastated by a joint of potent herb.

I wish him the best...

44 posted on 07/06/2010 8:51:16 AM PDT by Pharmboy (The Stone Age did not end because they ran out of stones...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Is Dave a muslim?


45 posted on 07/06/2010 9:20:40 AM PDT by Arcy
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