Herzog on Chappelle
July 13, 2006 4:11 PM
Ever since he walked away from a hit show and a $50 million deal, comedian Dave Chappelle has taken plenty of shots in the media at his former boss, Comedy Central President Doug Herzog.
Chappelle has said the network put him under too much pressure, fostered an uncomfortable working environment and — last week — that the network made a “bully move” by airing episodes from the incomplete third season. Talking to Herzog after the network’s “South Park” panel (more on that later), Herzog seemed fed up with Chappelle when asked about the comedian’s complaints. “It’s all about Dave,” he said. “If he’s saying that we gave him a lot of money and complete creative control and that made him go off the deep end, then guilty.”