Dave Chappelle leaves the gym on April 15, 2014.

Dave Chappelle leaves the gym on  April 15, 2014.

*The Internet is saying that Dave Chappelle emerged in Los Angeles on Tuesday looking suddenly buff.  But “suddenly” is a bit of a stretch.

Pictures don’t lie. This photo…

Dave Chappelle seen out and about in SoHo, New York City. (September 9, 2013)

Dave Chappelle seen out and about in SoHo, New York City. (September 9, 2013)

…was taken in September, around the time Chappelle made headlines for his response to hecklers at a gig in Hartford.

Same guns, seven months later.

Below, Chappelle a little less yoked (or is he?)  in 2009.

Actor/comedian Dave Chappelle eats lunch and listens to music on his headphones at Fred Segal in West Hollywood. (July 2, 2009)

Actor/comedian Dave Chappelle  at Fred Segal in West Hollywood. (July 2, 2009)