Dave Chappelle tested positive for COVID-19. The 47-year-old comedian is currently in quarantine and has not experienced any symptoms, his representative said. TMZ Thursday. ET has reached out to Chappelle’s representative for comment.
In the midst of his diagnosis, Chappelle subsequently canceled his upcoming shows in Austin, TX, at the Stubb Amphitheater, the outlet notes. He performed the first of five shows in the city on Wednesday night. Just two days ago, Chappelle was photographed with Joe Rogen, Elon Musk, and Grimes Stubb’s. People are expected to receive a refund for their tickets.
Chappelle has yet to comment on his health or diagnosis.
Chappelle is one of many celebrities and public figures who have tested positive for the coronavirus. Liv Tyler recently revealed that she contracted COVID-19 on New Years Day and has since recovered.
Meanwhile, Hollywood productions like The Real Housewives of New York City, which was closed again after a cast member tested positive last week. Production will resume once it is safe to do so, likely after a two-week quarantine for the star, whose identity remains a mystery.
However, many other celebrities, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Martha Stewart, Al Roker, and more, have received the COVID-19 vaccines.
Watch the video below to see how the rising COVID-19 cases are changing Hollywood.