Man Gets Arrested After Throwing A Banana Peel At Dave Chappelle On Stage In New Mexico

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A 30-year-old man was arrested at a New Mexico show that Dave Chappelle was performing at, after he decided to throw a banana peel at him on stage.

According to Yahoo! News, Christian Englander was charged with suspicion of misdemeanor disorderly conduct and battery for throwing the piece of fruit at the comedian, which ended up hitting him in the leg.

The man claimed that he was offended by Chappelle, as he had made jokes about his friends throughout his Santa Fe set for the evening.

The site reports:

The friend reportedly was drawing in a sketchbook during the show when Chappelle noticed and asked the man his name, which he gave as “Johnny Appleseed,” Dobyns said.

Chappelle then made jokes about the moniker, the police spokeswoman said, “so that’s when Englander got upset.”

Arresting officers said Englander appeared to be intoxicated after event…

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