Well this is rather bold huh? Comedians and cell phones have been a bad mix. At the very least they’re distracting to the performer. But when spectators film a performance and post it to social media, it’s spelled disaster for comedians like Seinfeld’s “Kramer” Michael Richards.
Saturday Night Live comedian Pete Davidson had an incident with a fan using a cell phone during a concert at UCF in Orlando earlier this year. It went viral so now he’s taking a pretty unprecedented step to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Consequence of Sound reports Davidson is making fans agree to non-disclosure agreements if they want to see the show. If a fan violates the terms of the agreement by posting to social media, it can be a $1 million lawsuit. They say in their report that fans got notice just a few hours before his performance in California this month. Davidson plays Orlando again at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center Sunday, December 8.
Sounds like #PeteDavidson's #standupcomedy shows have moved into #scam territory. He has literally threated to #sue anyone who says anything about his show. #Legal #NDA #abuse #standup— Adam Pavlacka (@gamescan) November 28, 2019
Does he use recycled jokes? Is the show low effort? Is it worth the ticket cost?#NoComment pic.twitter.com/9Xw4fHXGge
Source: Consequence of Sound