SAN FRANCISCO – Dave Chappelle told the crowd at his comedy show to “make some noise for the richest man in the world.”
They did. Many Boeings.
It was an uncomfortable appearance for new Twitter boss Elon Musk on Chappelle’s show with Chris Rock at San Francisco’s Chase Center on Sunday night. At the end of the show, Chappelle was talking about the need to communicate and interact with people with different perspectives and points of view.
He invited Musk on stage. The billionaire obliged by wearing an “I love Twitter” t-shirt. Loud cheers filled the arena – along with some cheers.
Chappelle mocked Musk: “Looks like you fired some of those guys.” As the boos continued, the comic pointed out that “you guys are all booing, and I’m just pointing out the obvious – in awful seats.”
Responding to a tweet about booze MondayMusk claimed it was “90% cheers and 10% boos (except for quiet periods)”.
“Still, it’s a lot of boos, which is a first for me in real life (frequently on Twitter),” Musk continued. “It’s almost as if I offended. [San Francisco’s] Unaffiliated Leftists … but no.
Twitter has been undergoing massive changes since Musk took over the social media platform, with massive layoffs and the reinstatement of several blocked accounts in the first few weeks of the term, including former President Donald Trump and Republican Marjorie Taylor. Greene’s Accounts.
Other performers of the night, including Rock, Donnell Rawlings of “Chappelle’s Show” and hip-hop group Black Star, took the stage to say goodnight, while Musk remained on stage. Chappelle asked Musk to repeat Rawlings’ catch phrase from his classic show — “I’m a rich b—-” Rawlings went first, and then Musk complied.
That’s when Chappelle tells the crowd not to kill Musk because he needs to open the first comedy club on Mars. He also asked Musk if he could help Black Star’s Talib Kweli, who Chappelle said has been banned from Twitter.
Musk, who bought Twitter for $44 billion in October, responded by saying: “Twitter customer service here.”
He stayed on stage and shook hands with many actors. Attendees were required to lock up their phones during the show, but a few videos of the encounter made their way online.