Dave Chappelle Vows in opposition to permitting His excessive-faculty's Theater to Named after Him inside the midst of Controversie

Dave Chappelle now says he won't have the theater at his excessive school named after himself after preliminary plans to make him the venue's eponym.

The comic, who's also a standup comic, made his opinions known Monday night time as he turned into in Washington, D.C., 

for a willpower rite at Duke Ellington faculty of the humanities, wherein he changed into his alma mater. The Washington post said the story.

Chappelle reiterated that he believes criticisms of him aren't positive, but he also stated that he does not need his name at the theatre if it would distract students.

The student theater that he founded will not be named after him, however the Theater for creative Freedom and Expression. 

Representatives of Chappelle were not at once available for remark.

The faculty at the beginning deliberate to keep a naming ceremony closing 12 months with Chappelle, however it was postponed when the comic

who's transphobic in his 2021 Netflix special "The nearer", became the subject of much controversy among individuals and friends of the LGBTQ+ network.

especially, Chappelle changed into the target of criticism by means of some students of Duke Ellington's campus in November.  

some students requested Chappelle at once about his disapproval of criticisms he obtained from LGBTQ+ humans.

according to one student, Chappelle became told through a sixteen-12 months-old that he idea you had been childish.

Chappelle declared, "The Ellington circle of relatives are my own family," Monday evening after expressing his opinion.