The comedian walked off stage prematurely during a tour stop in Hartford, Connecticut.
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• Funnyman Dave Chappelle was reportedly heckled so much during a set he did Thursday night that he ended up walking off stage. Chappelle had taken the Comcast Theatre stage at the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival for only a few minutes before people sitting in the front started getting noisy. It got so bad that attendees along with the festival’s Twitter account tweeted about how loud the audience had gotten. “Hey Hartford! Pipe down and let Dave Chappelle do his thing,” wrote the Oddball Fest Twitter account. One attendee tweeted that Chappelle had only told two jokes before the crowd started to interupt his act. Chappelle is no stranger to a roudy crowd as he battled with hecklers last year in a show he did in Texas. [Huffington Post]
•Music mogul Timbaland has revealed that he is working on an upcoming project that includes producing new Michael Jackson music. The project, backed by Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid, is described by Timbaland as “two kings working together.” The producer says Reid came to his home and approached him about the idea for the new project. Although Timbaland did not go too far into detail about what can be expected of the new music, he did say that the first single will be a track named “Chicago”. He also mentioned that the finished product will be his music merged with the Jackson’s vocals. [Rolling Stone]
•According to a recently filed lawsuit, Sean Kingston and his bodyguard reportedly gang raped a teenage girl in 2010. 22-year-old Carissa Capeloto says that the incident happened in a Seattle hotel and that Kingston along with his bodyguard and a band member pressured her into having sex with them. The alleged victim admits that she was intoxicated the night of the incident and says she was invited to Kingston’s hotel room after he performed at a Justin Bieber concert. Capeloto says her friends were the ones who entered the room and saved her. Authorities were then called and Capeloto was taken to the hospital. The lawsuit filed by the young woman is against all three of the alleged offenders and she’s asking for at least $5 million. Kingston denies all allegations and has filed legal documents claiming the encounter was consensual. The case will go to trial in November. [TMZ]
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