News: Katt Williams Busted On Gun Charges Again, Barely Makes It To NYC Performace
Friday, Nov 7, 2008 11:26AM
Comedian Katt Williams just made
it to his sold out show at New York City's Carnegie Hall yesterday
(November 6) night after he was arrested earlier in the day and briefly
imprisoned on gun charges.
According to New York's Daily News,
Williams and ten members of his crew were taken in on weapons charges
Thursday morning after police noticed three visible guns in his
Cadillac Escalade, which was missing a license plate, in lower
exiting a building, the stand-up comic told authorities the vehicle was
his which led to police arresting him plus his surrounding entourage.
scheduled to perform that evening at Carnegie Hall, Williams spent 18
hours behind bars before being released on a $25,000 bond around the
same time he was supposed to begin his stand up show.
Nearly an hour later, the comedian rushed to the stage apologizing to fans.
"I'm not moving at my usual pace," he reportedly told the packed crowd. "I just got out of jail 35 minutes ago."
Williams was arrested in November 2006 at Los Angeles International
Airport after a stolen gun was discovered in his briefcase days before
he was also booked to host the BET Hip Hop Awards. The comedian
narrowly made it out in time to MC the show.
In related news, the hip-hop comedian will be releasing a new DVD, It's Pimpin' Pimpin' next week.
77-minute disc is set to follow the same formula known for making
Williams' popularity soar along the likes of previous releases
including The Pimp Chronicles Pt. 1 and American Hustle The Movie.
It's Pimpin' Pimpin' is currently scheduled to drop on Tuesday, November 11
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