The comedian faced a tough crowd in Detroit at the Fillmore Theater on Thursday night
Dave Chappelle faced a tough crowd Thursday evening when he was booed during a stand-up performance in Detroit.
The comedian, 41, allegedly slurred his words through his two-hour set at the Fillmore Theater during his comeback tour.
A video surfaced showing the crowd heckling the funnyman while he was on stage, with one attendee shouting, “Let’s hear some of the act!” (The video contains some NSFW language.)
Some critics took to social media to slam the funnyman’s performance. Some even requested a refund.
“Horrible, don’t go. Second show last night was ridiculous. Walked out. Did not get what I paid for refunds please!” a commenter posted on the theater’s Facebook page Friday.
“Can we get a refund … was at the 2nd show and he was wasted,” another claimed in a post, hours after the performance.
But Chappelle got a rave review for his Michigan performances as well. The Detroit News reported Friday that the comedian was “cool and calm” at the Fillmore during his first of two sold-out shows that night.
Like any comedian, this isn’t the first time Chappelle has faced a brutal crowd while doing stand-up. He walked offstage to a booing mass of people in Hartford, Connecticut, in January.
The Comedy Central personality recently said that returning to the stage after wrapping Chappelle’s Show in 2005 has been “wonderful.”
In July, Chappelle told PEOPLE while backstage at the 20th Annual Essence Festival in New Orleans, “Being back, what I’ve found this year is that everywhere I’ve gone, people have been overwhelmingly supportive.”