by Natalie Finn
Apr 12, 2006, 9:30 PM PT

When Dave Chappelle walked away from a $50 million deal with Comedy Central last year, forcing the cancellation of the third season of Chappelle's Show, his fans, critics and, well, everybody, thought he was crazy. But the 32-year-old comedian had his reasons for turning his back on the show that turned "I'm Rick James, ####################!" into a household phrase.

And the Dave Chappelle's Block Party star (who obviously has been busy again lately) has elaborated on those reasons in the May issue of Esquire, which hits newsstands Saturday. Basically, Chappelle attributes his change of heart to cultural, professional and personal concerns.

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