Katt Williams Announces His Retirement from Comedy

You have to feel bad for Katt Williams.  The comedian has had a relentless string of troubles, including multiple arrests. The incidents have had people wondering if the poor man was on drugs or had just lost his damn mind.  Just this week, he was asked to leave a Seattle hotel after being released from jail after getting into a fight at a bar.  A few days earlier, TMZ showed video of the comedian slapping an employee in Target.

Now, Katt says that he’s ready to hang up his microphone.   The comedian did an interview with KOMO TV to tell his fans that he was on his way out the door.  He was scheduled to appear in Houston, but says that he’s now planning to get out of the game.  His tour has been cancelled.

“I’m just gonna go ahead and announce my retirement from standup, I’m kinda done,” Williams said. “I’ve discussed it with my kids, I wasn’t gonna do in the middle of a Seattle street, I was going to go to Los Angeles and do it in the offices of ICM or LiveNation.”

Katt being kicked out of his hotel was actually unrelated to his earlier arrest.  He also said that he wants to sue the city of Seattle for defaming him.

“I can stay [on the ferry], and my family can be there, and my dogs can be there, and my whole staff can be there, until we get done suing Seattle for this $50 million that I want for crippling my reputation as a father, and a black man, and as a taxpaying citizen, and as a person who is not a convicted felon,” he said.

Katt got his big break when playing “Money Mike,” the famous pimp in “Friday after Next.”  He also played a hilarious character called “A Pimp Named Slickback” on the Boondocks.   Katt has a total of eight children, but believe it or not, seven of them are adopted.

Let’s hope that he gets the help he needs.  That’s what’s important right now.


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  1. Just another silly blk man gone. Don't worry there will b another.

  2. Guess he's under the illusion that he's. Linsey Lohan… Its open season on black folks and the brother better snap out of it.


  4. I love him if he quits that really will be sad. He's the funniest.


  6. Manalito Favouredbygod Bryant Sr.

    Katt is one of the funniest comedians of all times. I'm sorry that he is quitting, but mayb it is for the best. I do pray he gets the helps he needs and comes back to the scene but if not Good luck to you bruh.

  7. God bless you, Katt. You will be just fine. Look to God!!

  8. God bless you, Katt. You will be just fine. Look to God!!

  9. hollywood fucked this mans mind up! he was telling us that in his comedy….


  11. Katt….. take a break. Stay clean, keep family close so their love can heal and you'll return to being the man you've shown in the past. Love YA.

  12. I will hate to see him leave. A very funny man. Please get the help you need and I, a devoted fan, will be waiting for your return.

  13. Brotha Katt Williams needs prayer saints. Really

  14. Katt is very talented… but there is something seriously wrong with him. In the past few months his erractic behavior is a sign that he needs to seek help. Retiring for a while may be just
    what he needs to combat whatever is going on with him. He clearly needs to leave the narcotics alone.

    • The man clearly needs intense treatment. I feel for him but it happens to the best of us regardless of your status rich or poor.

  15. He needs help!

    I bet he does not make it a year!

  16. When Shug Knight is promoting your shows, and handling his management. Your either at the end of your life or career.

  17. Maybe after he gets the monkey off his back he can get a gig at the next G.O.P. convention. It'll be a hoot. Stacy Dash can MC.

  18. Tayatta S Cummings

    I do hope for the best for him. He is a funny Katt under the right circumstances.

  19. I love this guy why is he acting out? He is briliant and so talented.
    And only a good man would adopt all those kids. The e business of show makes some people go crazy….or is he suffering from bipolar manic depression…

  20. How about retiring from acting a fool?

  21. He is an amazing gift. I pray he gets the help he needs and come back to his fans.

  22. LaVerne Olabunmi Winston

    Still one of the funniest comedians to me….Hope things work out for you Katt!

  23. Fatina Jenay Mayfield

    The sad thing about this is that he's actually FUNNY and a good comedian. I really do hope he gets the help that he needs and come back and bless the world with his talent!

  24. It's not cool to see a proud and strong Hispanic man like Katt get knocked down.