Dave Chappelle, along with comedians Bill Burr, Whitney Cummings and Chris D’Elia, used their star power to help out struggling comics hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The comedians teamed with the world-famous Comedy Store on Sunset Blvd. in California to raise $100k for comedians by creating 3 episodes of a live, on-camera podcast. Dave was a special, unannounced guest on the final episode, which ended up being a virtual reunion for “Chappelle’s Show,” as he told jokes alongside Neal Brennan, Burr and Donnell Rawlings.
Cummings hosted the benefit’s first episode, along with D’Elia, Bobby Lee, Andrew Santino, and Tim Dillon. Tom Segura hosted the second episode with Joey Diaz, Bert Kreischer and Theo Von. All the episodes are on YouTube and are available on demand through The Comedy Store Channel on Roku, Apple TV and Xbox. Viewers donated $100,000 directly to The Comedy Store Family Fund by text message during the live broadcast, and those wishing to donate can still do so by texting TCSFamily to 41444.
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