A bomb threat was reportedly at comedian and actor Katt Williams’ Nashville, Tennessee show on Saturday (March 12) night forced the comic to end his act early, according to the venue.
Bomb scare causes Katt Williams to cancel Nashville show, fans evacuated
“On the evening of March 12, comedian Katt Williams had to abruptly end his show at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville 10 minutes before the end of his set due to a bomb threat. Williams made the decision not to notify attendees of the bomb scare to avoid panic and possible injury,” the statement reads. “The building was successfully cleared by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department without incident.”
According to the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Katt abruptly left the stage 10 minutes before the end of his set but did not tell the audience why in an effort to reduce panic.
Williams was reportedly escorted out of the venue by security at the Municipal Auditorium. Williams is currently touring the country on his “World War III” Tour alongside comedians Luenell, Mark Curry, Red Grant and Gin Thomas.
A rep for Williams issued a statement Sunday morning, saying, “Williams made the decision to not notify attendees of the bomb scare to avoid panic and possible injury. The building was successfully cleared by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department without incident.”
Katt has embarked on 15 tours spanning 100 cities or more since he started telling jokes on stage in the early 90s. He’s also managed to release nine stand-up comedy specials.