Elon Musk was booed at the Dave Chappelle show in San Francisco

Before welcoming Elon Musk to the stage in San Francisco on Sunday, Dave Chappelle encouraged his fans to “make some noise for the richest man in the world.”

And they did – by calling out the billionaire tech tycoon out loud for nearly five minutes straight.

Chappelle invited Musk to his stand-up show with Chris Rock at San Francisco’s Chase Center, where the comedian unsuccessfully told audiences to “shut up.” The newly minted Twitter owner, who wore an “I Love Twitter” shirt at the event, also got some cheers from the crowd at the end of the show.

“Cheers and boos, I see,” Chappelle can be heard saying in a video posted by @SteveGoffman on Twitter.

“You didn’t expect this, did you?” said Musk.

“It sounds like some of the people you fired are in the audience,” Chappelle joked — referring to the large group of Twitter employees Musk fired shortly after purchasing the social media platform.

“Hey, hold on, those of you who are shouting,” Chappelle continued in a failed attempt to quiet the crowd as Musk stood silently on stage in San Francisco, where Twitter is headquartered.

“Tough road ahead, it sounds like,” the comic admitted. ‘But do you know one thing? All those people who are booing – and I’m just pointing out the obvious – they have terrible seats, and I get it.

“Boo! Listen, whatever. Look, motherf—, this n— isn’t even trying to die on earth. His whole business model is: ‘F—Earth. I’m leaving anyway.’ Boo as much as you want. Bring me with you [Musk] … I’m going to Mars. What kind of p — they got up there, that’s what we’re going to do.

Musk could only utter a short “Thanks for having me on stage,” as the jeers continued, as Chappelle continued to boast about riding jetpacks and doing “ballers-” with the Tesla executive.

“Dave, what should I say?” Musk said about three and a half minutes into the boo-fest.

“Don’t say anything,” Chappelle advised. It will only spoil the moment. You hear that sound, Elon? That is the sound of impending civil unrest. … Booing is not the best thing to do.”

Both Musk and Chappelle have recently come under scrutiny for their divisive behavior. The SpaceX founder has been heavily criticized for his turbulent Twitter takeover, while the stand-up has been sued for making transphobic comments in his 2021 Netflix special.

“I’m your ally,” Chappelle told the crowd in San Francisco after standing next to Musk. “I wish everyone in this room peace and the joy of feeling free. May your pursuit of happiness make you happy. Amen. Thank you very much, San Francisco. No city on earth has ever been friendlier… Goodnight.”

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