Comedian Dave Chappelle has tested positive for Covid-19 and has canceled several upcoming shows at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas, a spokeswoman for To The Associated Press.
The The website of the place Show cancellations for four shows through Tuesday.
The spokeswoman said Mr. Chappell, who has been hosting off-the-line shows in Ohio since June, with quick auditions for audience members and himself, has moved his shows to Austin during the winter.
She said Mr Chappelle has no symptoms and is in quarantine.
Joe Rogan, the comedian and podcast host who was scheduled to perform with Mr. Chappelle on Friday and Saturday, apologized for the cancellation. Early Friday, Mr. Rogan said, “We will reschedule it as soon as possible.” In the Instagram post.
Mr. Chappelle’s positive test result came about three months after he hosted “Saturday Night Live” and commented on the epidemic in a monologue. He touched heavily in the presidential election.
Do you remember what life was like before Covid? Mr. Chappelle said. “I do. There was a mass shooting every week. Does anyone remember that? Thank God for Covid. Someone had to lock up these white killers and keep them at home.”