The website TMZ filmed a video of Yellow Springs based comedian David Chappelle walking around West Hollywood with his new Emmy. Screen grab of TMZ video
Photo: Screen grab of TMZ video
Photo: Screen grab of TMZ video

Dave Chappelle caught walking down the street with brand new Emmy 


What do you do with a new Emmy?

If you are Yellow Springs resident and internationally known comedian David Chappelle, you walk around West Hollywood with it. 

The celebrity website TMZ spotted Chappelle wearing an Ohio T-shirt and carrying his newly won Emmy. 

In the TMZ video posted on Sept. 13, Chappelle says he plans to put the Emmy on a necklace and wear it around his neck like rapper Slick Rick. 

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The third time was the charm for local resident and internationally-known comedian Dave Chappelle

The Yellow Springs-area man won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series at the Creative Arts Awards

He hosted Saturday Night Live after the contentious November 2016 presidential election.

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Chappelle was nominated in 2004 and 2005 in the Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special category for the special “Dave Chappelle: For What it’s Worth” and his Comedy Central sketch comedy show “Chappelle’s Show.” 

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Sunday’s award ceremony was a precursor to the main Emmy Awards ceremony  to be held next weekend.

It was a big day for SNL.  

Comedian/actor Melissa McCarthy an  Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. 

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