Before The Meltdown: Katt Williams' Funniest Moments
Here's to hoping the comedian can lay a pimp hand on his own life.
"I'm just going to go ahead and announce my retirement from stand-up. I'm kind of done."
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In pure comedic fashion, Williams' disappearance from the stage lasted just three days when just as suddenly he was baaack, telling TMZ he was feeling "unappreciated."
But in just the past month during what was his West Coast tour, Williams seemed to be having a definite meltdown, doing everything from slapping a Target employee to whacking an aspiring rapper over the head with a bottle. He chased families to their cars and led police officers on high-speed moped chases.
After enjoying some success in the mid 2000's via his comedy specials and television and movie appearances, Williams has had a rough time since 2010. In the last two years he's been accused of stealing money and jewelry and of attacking a truck driver.
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At this point, Williams has gone from being famous, to infamous. From comedian, to clown.
But as the troubled funnyman figures out his next move, let's take a look at some of "Money Mike's" most memorable moments in comedy.
Katt Williams On Weed
Let the record state, we prefer Katt Williams being on weed instead of whatever he may be on that's been driving him crazy as of late. In this clip from his special "The Pimp Chronicles," Williams gives rather profound reasoning on why weed is not as dangerous as other drugs -- unless you buy it from the wrong person or smoke it with the wrong people. He also explains why people with no job should be smoking weed every day.
Katt Williams On Tigers
Here, Williams gives his take on some infamous 2007 San Francisco Zoo tiger attacks. While people getting mauled by wild animals isn't supposed to be funny, Williams presents the story in a matter-of-fact way and gets plenty of laughs in the process. For extra emphasis, peep the animated clip that was made from it below.
Katt Williams on The "98 Percent"
Long before Occupy Wall Street called out the "99 percent," Katt Williams was championing the "98 percent." Watch the clip to find out where he's coming from.
Katt Williams on Spinning Rims
While he may be the last person to take advice from given his current woes, somebody, somewhere in the world probably took heed to what Williams said in this clip and got their life on track.
Katt Williams on Michael Jackson
Katt Williams has always been an equal opportunity offender and he held no punches when it came to Michael Jackson's transgressions.
Katt Williams as "A Pimp Named Slickback"
"The Boondocks" had plenty of memorable characters, but Williams' voiceover work as "A Pimp Named Slickback" is one of the all-time greats.
Katt Williams as "Poor Little Tink Tink"
Somehow, Williams gets everybody to laugh at a man with no legs, running in a race.
Katt Williams On Chrysler 300s
Williams clowns on people trying to fake it until they make it.