- Dave Chappelle, 50, expressed his views about the conflict in the Middle East during his performance at the TD Garden arena on Thursday.
- He criticized Israel for its response to the Hamas attack, which saw more than 6,000 bombs dropped on Gaza in less than a week.
- Chappelle also accused the US during his show of helping in the killing of innocent civilians and said that war crimes are being committed in Gaza.
The 50-year-old comedian expressed his views about the conflict in the Middle East during his performance at the TD Garden arena on Thursday. Wall Street Journal.
He criticized Israel for its response to the Hamas offensive, which has dropped more than 6,000 bombs on Gaza in less than a week, and accused the country of killing innocent people.
Chappelle also said during his show that America is guilty of aiding the killing of innocent civilians. war crimes Were taking place in Gaza.
The comments came after he said he did not think pro-Palestinian students protesting for a ceasefire should lose their job offers.
Chappelle reportedly denied that he was in Boston on Thursday. DailyMail.com has contacted him for comment.
According to the audience, Chappelle condemned the Hamas attacks on October 7, which killed 1,400 Israelis and took another 200 hostage, before criticizing Israel’s military response.
An audience member told the comedian to shut up and an emotional Chappelle criticized the Israeli government for cutting off fuel and electricity as well as water that powers water and sewage plants.
It also blocked humanitarian aid from reaching Gaza from Israel.
Some spectators chanted ‘Liberate Palestine’, while others chanted ‘What about Hamas?’ Responded with slogans of.
Chappelle’s comments caused some people in the crowd to get up and leave his show.
At the end of his performance, he said that two wrongs do not make a right, in reference to the Hamas attacks and Israel’s response.
An audience member, who walked out of the show, criticized Chappelle’s comments on social media.
‘The audience was cheering Chappelle during his satire. i was unwell. We were sick. “I turned to my friends and my wife and said I think it’s time to go,” he said.
‘We went out and met several other Jews leaving the show. I have never felt so unsafe and so scared in my life because of what I was seeing.
A spokesperson for the comedian said he ‘denies being in Boston last night.’
His name was printed on the bags given to the audience at the event.
Israel’s military response to Hamas attacks has killed more than 4,300 Palestinians, according to the Gaza Health Ministry.
According to the service, more than half of those killed in air strikes are women and children.
The latest war between Israel and Hamas has been the deadliest war so far.
The United Nations said 1.4 million people have been displaced by the war and more than half a million are in 147 shelters.
Israel asked all residents of the northern Gaza Strip to evacuate and head south, but airstrikes on southern Gaza continued.
Some Palestinians have refused to leave their homes because they believe no place is safe.
Israel cut off supplies to Gaza after Hamas attacks, allowing its military wing to cross the border into Israel.
Its government said aid would be withheld into the country until Egypt agreed to reopen its northern border and return hostages before a deal was agreed to allow desperately needed humanitarian aid to enter the war-torn region.
First aid trucks entered Gaza on Saturday and the Israeli military said the aid was only for southern Gaza.
UN officials have described the situation in Gaza as a humanitarian disaster and called for an immediate ceasefire.
The conflict has triggered massive protests around the world in solidarity with the plight of Palestinian civilians as well as those standing with Israel following Hamas attacks.
Demonstrations have taken place in cities including London, Paris, New York, Berlin, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.