John Mulaney is taking some heat after Dave Chappelle opened for him in Ohio and told jokes that some audience members found to be transphobic and homophobic.The Saturday Night Live alum, 39, held a show on Friday night in Columbus, Ohio and brought out the legendary comedian Chappelle to open the show, TMZ reported.The audience had their phones locked in pouches so they couldn't record any of the show, but fans who attended took to Twitter afterward to voice their displeasure.
Backlash:John Mulaney is taking heat after Dave Chappelle opened for him in Ohio and told some reportedly transphobic and homophobic jokes (pictured 2020).
It's not the first time Chappelle's jokes have gottenOne fan wrote sarcastically, 'my favorite part of tonight was when dave chappelle ambushed us at the john mulaney show, told a bunch of transphobic jokes, a massive stadium of people laughed, and then john mulaney hugged him at the end.'The fan, who identified as transgender later on in his series of tweets, said he 'can safely say i am not a fan of mulaney’s anymore.' Another attendee wrote, 'okay so tell me why I just went to the John Mulaney show and Dave Chappelle was a surprise opener and made not only a transphobic joke but a homophobic one.''y’all ever hear ~12,000 people laugh at a transphobic joke, while you’re a trans person in the audience who didn’t know the transphobic comedian would make a surprise appearance at the John Mulaney show?