Louis CK ‘heckled’ by audience over sexual misconduct scandal at comedy gig

Disgraced comedian was ‘not really on his game’ at recent surprise show

Ellie Harrison
Thursday 13 August 2020 08:15
Sarah Silverman tells Howard Stern Louis CK used to masturbate in front of her with her permission

Louis CK was recently a surprise guest at a comedy show hosted by Dave Chappelle – and reports have now emerged that the disgraced comedian was heckled.

On 4 August, Chappelle hosted the show as part of a series called Dave Chappelle & Friends: An Intimate Socially Distanced Affair at Wirrig Pavilion in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

CK, real name Louis Szekely, had stopped performing in 2017 after he was accused of multiple instances of sexual misconduct.

The comedian admitted to his wrongdoing, which amounted to masturbating in front of several female comedians and writers.

According to a source who spoke to Entertainment Weekly, Louis CK “was not really on his game and he got some hecklers about halfway through” Chappelle’s show.

Louis CK won an Emmy for writing in his semi-autogbiographical comedy series ‘Louie’

The comic was apparently doing “silly, non-distinct” impressions of random people and asked the roughly 250 attendees to give him suggestions. “From the back, some guy was like, ‘How about the toilet seat you jerked off on?’” said the source. “People were like, ‘Oh, c***. That was brutal.’”

CK then reportedly shot back: “I don’t do my best material on these shows.”

Chappelle has been criticised for giving CK the surprise guest spot on his comedy show.

He previously said CK “didn’t do anything you can call the police for”, adding: “Now he’s coming back playing comedy clubs and they’re acting like if he’s able to do that that’s going to hurt women. What the f*** is your agenda, ladies?”

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