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  1. Dave Chappelle converted to Islam in 1998. He said, "I don’t normally talk about my religion publicly because I don’t want people to associate me and my flaws with this beautiful thing".

  2. Prince used an image of Dave Chappelle dressed as him on the cover of his 2013 single, "Breakfast Can Wait." When asked about it Chappelle said, "What am I going to do — sue him for using a picture of me dressed up like him? ... That's checkmate right there."

  3. Prince used Dave Chappelle's Prince on his album cover for "Breakfast Can Wait".

  4. Dane Cook has Laugh Factory's endurance record of performing for 7 hours straight, beating previous record held by Dave Chappelle by 38 minutes.

  5. In 2013 Charlie Sheen appeared on an episode of Conan and said that he had laughed so hard while watching Chappelle Show, he experienced a ruptured hernia and was rushed to the hospital. The producers of Two and a Half Men assumed his hospitalization was a drug overdose and fired him

  6. Prince used a picture of Dave Chappelle dressed as Prince for a 2013 album cover

  7. In April 2013, Charlie Sheen claimed that in 2011 he had laughed so hard while watching a Chappelle's Show episode that he experienced a ruptured hernia, and was rushed to a hospital.

  8. Comedian and filmmaker Mel Brooks not only discovered Dave Chappelle, he also discovered Gene Wilder (The original Willy Wonka). He also served as a Combat Engineer in the Battle of the Bulge, defusing explosives, and set up his own loud speakers and sang to enemy propaganda loudspeakers.

  9. Trey Parker, co-creator of South Park, threatened to pull a Dave Chappelle by showing Comedy Central's head of network a plane ticket to Africa because one of their episodes were censored against their will

  10. James Lipton personally chose Dave Chappelle to interview him for the 200th episode of "Inside the Actors Studio." Chappelles flight to the shows location was delayed, causing the interview to start late at 10:15 p.m. and didn't end until 1:30 a.m. None of the 750 guests left early.

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Prince used an image of Dave Chappelle dressed as him on the cover of his 2013 single, "Breakfast Can Wait". When asked about it Chappelle said, "What am I going to do - sue him for using a picture of me dressed up like him?...That's checkmate right there."

For the 200th episode of Inside the Actors Studio, James Lipton was, for once, in the other chair as the guest who was interviewed. They allowed Lipton to select his interviewer. His choice? Dave Chappelle

In 1996 Dave Chappelle was in a spin off from Home Improvement, called "Buddies". It premiered on March 5, 1996 and was cancelled on April 3, 1996 after just five episodes.

Dave Chappelle was offered the role of Bubba in Forrest Gump, but turned it down because he thought the role would be demeaning and the movie would bomb.

Dave Chappelle was offered the role of Bubba in Forrest Gump but turned it down because he thought the movie would be unsuccessful.

Dave Chappelle converted to Islam in 1998. He said, "I don’t normally talk about my religion publicly because I don’t want people to associate me and my flaws with this beautiful thing".

Prince used Dave Chappelle, dressed as Prince, for the artwork to his single "Breakfast Can Wait"

Dave Chappelle was offered the role of Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue in Forrest Gump, but turned down the part concerned the character was demeaning and the movie would bomb.

Tom Hanks originally wanted Dave Chappelle for the role of Bubba in the 1994 film Forrest Gump.

Ice Cube, Dave Chappelle, Mos Def, Snoop Dogg, T-Pain, Mike Tyson & Shaquille O'Neal are all Muslims.

Prince used a picture of Dave Chappelle dressed as him on the cover of his 2013 album, "Breakfast Can Wait" after he performed in a sketch making fun of Prince - fact check

Comedian Neal Brennan wrote for the Nickelodeon children's shows All That and Kenan & Kel before going on to co-create Chappelle's Show with Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle turned down the role of Bubba in Forrest Gump, James Carter in Rush Hour (played by Chris Tucker), and Tyrone from Requiem for a Dream (played by Marlon Wayans)

Prince loved the Charlie Murphy skit on Chappelle show and confirmed it was true. Then hung out with Dave Chappelle after he attended a Prince show and offered him some pancakes.

Both Dave Chappelle and Jim Breuer of "Half Baked" made a guest appearance on an episode of Home Improvement. That episode, titled "Talk to me", was the 20th in season 4.

Prince used an image of Dave Chappelle dressed as Prince serving pancakes from a sketch on 'Chappelle's Show' for the artwork of his song "Breakfast Can Wait". Chappelle said on the use, "What am I going to do, sue him for using a picture of me dressed up like him? That's checkmate right there."

The KKK came to Dave Chappelle's house as a kid and his mom handed them candy as if it were Halloween.

The basketball sketch with Prince depicted on Chappelles Show was verified true by Samuel L Jackson

Dave Chappelle turned down the role of Bubba in Forest Gump because he thought it was demeaning and that the movie would bomb.

Dave Chappelle quit Chappelle’s Show during filming of a sketch about magic pixies that embody stereotypes about races. Chappelle thought the sketch funny, but a white spectator laughed loud and long during taping. He wondered if he’d gone from sending up stereotypes to reinforcing them.

The singer Prince used a picture of Dave Chappelle dressed as him for the artwork cover of one of his singles - fact check

Dave Chappelle's signature has a butt with an asshole in it. - fact check

Both of Dave Chappelle's parents are professors, and his mother is also a minister.

Prince used an image of Dave Chappelle dressed as him on the cover of his 2013 single, "Breakfast Can Wait." When asked about it Chappelle said, "What am I going to do — sue him for using a picture of me dressed up like him? ... That's checkmate right there."

In 2013 Prince released a single called "Breakfast Can Wait." The artwork for the single features Dave Chappelle dressed as Prince and serving pancakes, which was taken from a 2004 sketch on the Chappelle Show