Bad news, bitch!

In a surprise announcement Wednesday, Comedy Central announced that the highly anticipated third season of Dave Chappelle’s will not make its May 31 premiere date.

“Comedy Central has suspended production on the third season of Chappelle’s Show until further notice,” network spokesman Tony Fox said in a brief statement. “All parties are optimistic that production will resume in the near future.”

What is wrong with Dave?
It couldn’t be that he wasn’t making enough money; it could be that he was making too much:

Last August, Chappelle, 31, reupped with Comedy Central in a massive two-year deal, valued at $50 million by the Hollywood Reporter. The deal also set a new Industry precedent–reportedly giving the funnyman a large cut of backend DVD sales.

There’s not much more than this news right now; it’s a comedy disaster.  The story at the link above also mentions that Dave is scheduled to play Rick James in a biopic.  Coming soon to ABC, it’s Dave Chapelle in “I’m Rick James, B(beeep)!

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