John Mayer was right here in Columbus to perform a sellout concert at Schottenstein Center. Towards the end of his set, he called out comedian Dave Chappelle who was greeted with cheers from the audience.
Chappelle welcome the singer and musician to the Midwest calling it the “home of the best.” The comedian also took the time to remember his friend Charlie Murphy who passed on earlier that day from leukemia.
“Today, I got some terrible news. My good friend Charlie Murphy passed away this morning. Everybody in comedy is heartbroken,” Chappelle said.
Charlie Murphy who helped propel The Chappelle Show with the infamous Prince and Rick James skits was 57-years-old.
The News Of Charlie Murphy’s Death Shocked Hollywood
1. Comedian George Lopez shared a heartwarming message about his late friend.Source:Instagram 1 of 12
2. Chance The Rapper tweeted about the funny man.2 of 12
3. Ice-T is still in shock.3 of 12
4. Gabrielle Union shared her feelings about the legend.4 of 12
5. Chris Rock lost a long time friend.5 of 12
6. Karen Civil shared her condolences.6 of 12
7. Bow Wow was shocked by the news of his “Lottery Ticket” co-star7 of 12
8. Wu Tang member Raekwon spoke out.8 of 12
9. DJ Clue was close friends with the New York native.Source:Instagram 9 of 12
10. Agreed.10 of 12
11. MC Hammer reflected back on the good times.11 of 12
12. Noreaga tweeted about his homie.12 of 12