Due to backlash from some of comedian Dave Chappelle's jokes, a live performance was abruptly postponed.

First Avenue in Minnesota apologised for scheduling him and announced that the performance will be moved to a another theatre

For his latest stand-up acts, Chappelle has earned both a lot of love and harsh criticism for his gags regarding transgender individuals

First Avenue said it must hold itself "to the highest standards". Chappelle has not yet commented

Due to remarks he has made in prior routines that some spectators find objectionable, Chappelle's live performances and TV specials, as well as the platforms hosting them, frequently draw criticism

First Avenue issued the following statement on Instagram: "To staff, artists, and our community, we hear you and we are sorry. We are aware that we must hold ourselves to the highest standards and that you were disappointed

Chappelle is one of the most popular comedians in the US, although some people have criticised him for jokes he has told in stand-up performances

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