HBO Max Will Remove ‘Chappelle’s Show’ to Honor His Request

Written by on December 17, 2020

Dave was pissed because he says he has no say in where the show airs, or rights to any revenue from it airing … because it belongs to Comedy Central and its parent company, Viacom. He admits he signed a deal years ago — before his current success and power — allowing Viacom to do what it wants, but he’s now asking … is that right?

Chappelle recalled, “They said, literally, ‘What do we need you for? That’s what they told me as they kicked me out of the office, What do we need you for?’ And here we are all these years later and they’re streaming the very show I was pitching to them. So I’m asking them, what do you need me for?”

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