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Paul Mooney is retreating from public amid the bombshell allegation that the molested Richard Pryor’s son when he was a teenager.

According to TMZ, the owner of the Atlanta Comedy Theater has offered full refunds to those who were expecting to attend the show last night. He also gave away free tickets for future shows.

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via TMZ:

Mooney was set to take the stage Wednesday in Atlanta at the ATL Comedy Theater, where he was serving as the MC for the night in a long lineup of comedians. But, a sign outside the venue made it clear … PM wasn’t going to show.

The sign reads, “ATTENTION!! Paul Mooney is NOT on show tonight due to health reasons. We will transfer purchase to Faizon Love or Donnell Rawlings. Let box office know.”

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A rep for Paul tells us the allegations recently made by Richard Pryor’s former bodyguard have seriously stressed Mooney out … and he needs to lay low for awhile. We’re told he’ll be canceling all of his scheduled appearances in the next few weeks until things simmer down.

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