Donnell Rawlings, Comedian Famous For ‘Chappelle’s Show,’ Hoping For Deal In Drunk Driving Case

Source: Shayna Jacobs / New York Daily News

Comedian Donnell Rawlings, who was busted for drunken driving last month, is hoping for a plea deal that won’t stop him from cracking jokes in Canada.

Prosecutors recommended Rawlings — who was a regular on the hit “Chappelle’s Show” — plead to operating a motor vehicle while impaired in exchange for a 90-day license suspension, a $300 fine and attendance at a drunken driving program.

The offer was made at a brief appearance in Manhattan Criminal Court on Wednesday.

But that plea would hamper his livelihood when it comes to performing over the border, said his lawyer Lawrence Weissmann.

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