John Mayer was right here in Columbus to perform a sellout concert at Schottenstein Center. Towards the end of his set, he called out comedian Dave Chappelle who was greeted with cheers from the audience.
Chappelle welcome the singer and musician to the Midwest calling it the “home of the best.” The comedian also took the time to remember his friend Charlie Murphy who passed on earlier that day from leukemia.
“Today, I got some terrible news. My good friend Charlie Murphy passed away this morning. Everybody in comedy is heartbroken,” Chappelle said.
Charlie Murphy who helped propel The Chappelle Show with the infamous Prince and Rick James skits was 57-years-old.
The News Of Charlie Murphy’s Death Shocked Hollywood
1. Ice-T is still in shock.
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Noooooooo! My good friend Charlie Murphy died???! Fuck!!!— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) April 12, 2017
2. Chris Rock lost a long time friend.
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We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time . Charlie Murphy RIP. pic.twitter.com/AAwItp5AJC— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) April 12, 2017
3. Karen Civil shared her condolences.Source: 3 of 3
Dave Chappelle Pays Tribute To Charlie Murphy In Columbus was originally published on mycolumbusmagic.com