Chris Rock and Diplo Escape Burning Man by Hitching a Ride

The annual festival was shut down three days early due to weather conditions.

Chris Rock is no longer deserted.

Over the weekend, the stand-up comedian attended the annual Burning Man festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. Heavy rain and intense flooding on Friday (Sept. 1) brought the festival to a halt and left about 70,000 stranded by the end of the weekend.

Rock, along with producer Diplo, managed to escape by hitching a ride, as reported by Entertainment Weekly.

Diplo, the hitmaker known for Chris Brown’s 2012 hit single “Look At Me Now” featuring Lil’ Wayne and Busta Rhymes, documented the muddy experience via a video he shared on Instagram Sunday (Sept. 3).

The video shows Diplo, Rock and others in the back of a pickup truck.

"A fan offered Chris Rock and I a ride out of Burning Man in the back of a pickup," he wrote in the caption.

Diplo also shared the number of miles they trekked along the wet terrain and the special item that was on Rock’s mind.

"After walking six miles through the mud… all Chris could think about was a f---ing cold brew,” he wrote.

The producer expressed gratitude for the truck’s driver in the post.

“I legit walked the side of the road for hours with my thumb out cuz i have a show in dc tonight and didnt want to let yall down. Also shoutout to this guy for making the smart purchase of a truck not knowing it was for this exact moment ❤️.”

With the help of the good Samaritan, Diplo was able to arrive on time to his Washington, D.C. gig.

Rock also took to his Instagram Story with views of the storm-wracked area.

Given the extreme weather conditions, attendees were cautioned to “shelter in place” and "conserve food, water, and fuel, and shelter in a warm, safe space.”

Those hoping to visit Burning Man have been told to "avoid traveling to the area; you will be turned around. All event access is closed.” Roads have also been closed in the area and the festival’s temporary airport has been shut down.

According to NBC News, one death at the festival has been reported and is currently under investigation by the Pershing County Sheriff's Office.

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