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Chappelle Freaks Out Over Plane's Toilet, Forces Landing

Comedian dubbed a 'safety risk' after walking into cockpit
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 5, 2010 9:03 AM CDT

(Newser) – Dave Chappelle's erratic behavior has landed him in the press once more. The comedian reportedly "freaked out" on a private flight from New Jersey to Ohio on Friday; sources say he wouldn't fasten his seat belt, kept walking into the cockpit, and grabbed the pilot's arms at one point, reports TMZ. The pilot dubbed Chappelle a safety risk and landed in Pittsburgh. Chappelle's rep explained the incident by saying the 36-year-old was having stomach issues and that the plane's toilet was "not the kind he needed." Then things get weirder.

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Chappelle reportedly checked into a hotel and told its employees he needed to rent a car to drive to his home state—but that he couldn't remember where in Ohio he lived.
(Read more Dave Chappelle stories.)

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