Dave Chappelle's former high school theater will no longer be named after him

CNN reports Dave Chappelle says he and his alma mater have altered plans to name its student theater after him. Per a report from 'The Washington Post,' the comedian announced the decision at a recent dedication ceremony for the Duke Ellington School of the Arts' new theater. In recent months Chappelle has caused controversy with several transphobic comments and jokes. The Duke Ellington School of the Arts initially postponed naming their theater after Chappelle's "The Closer" special was released.

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