Dave Chappel receives the Mark TWAIN prize for American humor

Дейв Чэппел получает премию Марка Твена за американский юмор

Comedian Dave Chappel (Dave Chappelle) upon receipt of the award Mark TWAIN said that humor saved his life. The ceremony took place on Sunday.

This award is considered the highest rating Comedy in the art and is awarded to authors, which influence on American society in the spirit of the novelist and essayist Samuel Clemens, who wrote under the pseudonym mark TWAIN.

“I like my art, because I understand each author, regardless of whether I agree or not, but I know where they are. They want to be heard, they have something to say. They just want to be understood. I love this genre, he saved my life,” said the comedian.

To congratulate Cappela came his collaborator Neal Brennan, actor Bradley Cooper, musicians Tiffany Haddish and John legend and many others.