Dave Chappelle explains what convinced him to host "Saturday Night Live"

  • Added:  4 months ago
  • After what he calls a career "detour," comedian Dave Chappelle is making a comeback with three new Netflix specials. In a rare interview, he tells "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King about the tipping point that made him "resolute" on his "Saturday Night Live" appearance last November: SNL's first new show after President Donald Trump was elected into office. Watch Gayle King's in-depth interview with Chappelle Monday, March 20, only on "CBS This Morning."

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Comments: 1 434

  • daminmancejin
    daminmancejin 1 hour ago

    Something is wrong he keeps looking to the left alot it's something there?

  • RRoJ
    RRoJ 2 days ago


  • Christopher Blake
    Christopher Blake 5 days ago

    this guy is a broken down version of dave. what happened? no fire in his eyes. they broke him. he's not spitting out truth like before.

  • Illinois welder
    Illinois welder 10 days ago

    whys he keep looking hard and quick off to the right

  • George Finch
    George Finch 14 days ago


  • Farah Sainclair
    Farah Sainclair 14 days ago

    that's not Dave Chappelle people he has been cloned

  • UHFStation1
    UHFStation1 16 days ago

    I wish he had more reasons to host SNL that weren't so dismal.

  • Butterfly Bean
    Butterfly Bean 28 days ago

    he looks terrified keeps looking over his shoulders to see if someone is coming;trying really hard not to say the wrong thing. Choosing his words wisely!!!! This is definitely the reaL Dave Chappelle, Not A CLONE as his "cousin" claims!!!

  • Veronica Stringer
    Veronica Stringer 1 month ago

    Gayle King with that ugly face an those hideous wigs are pathetic. Her lover Oprah is even more pathetic an both are Satanist

    RACHiT SiNGH 1 month ago


  • Jason Rougeau
    Jason Rougeau 1 month ago

    For a guy who should be in a position to give advice, you don't look like you're enjoying yourself too much today.

  • mirr theproducer
    mirr theproducer 1 month ago

    He literally said "they made me do it" and people still think he just wanted to come back 😂😂

    THROWBACK SEASON 1 month ago

    They tried to destroy him like the rest of our entertainers but he took flight, now he's doing this interview and won't stop looking over his shoulders... scary feeling 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾💯💯💯💯💯

  • MrJreed1000
    MrJreed1000 1 month ago

    Gale King ...thick as grits...

  • Astitch Intime
    Astitch Intime 1 month ago

    that's not him

  • Joe Ruiz
    Joe Ruiz 1 month ago

    Call me crazy but he lives like a defeated man and kind of paranoid!

  • The One
    The One 1 month ago

    "When you get over yourself, you can get so much done." - Dave Chappelle

  • Brenda Patrzykont
    Brenda Patrzykont 1 month ago

    he was a great comedian, until he sold out.

  • Truth Never lies
    Truth Never lies 1 month ago

    He looks sad. He keeps looking around like hes being watched. I feel bad for him. He's not the same. Look at his behavior. Everything is not about his weight gain

  • Camillle Sowell
    Camillle Sowell 1 month ago

    Dave we see them 666, u ain't slick, really really

    • timflemming4christ
      timflemming4christ 1 month ago

      Camillle Sowell my Goodness, this is the best comment I've seen this year

  • Karen Wright
    Karen Wright 1 month ago

    I Love Dave Chappelle... He is one of a kind.

  • Antoinette Fullman
    Antoinette Fullman 1 month ago

    its all in the eyes....something happened... btw when did he start wearing suits?

  • L R
    L R 2 months ago

    This is just marketing

  • King
    King 2 months ago

    The first 40 seconds is very telling.. very indicative of Hollywood

  • Sun Shine
    Sun Shine 2 months ago

    He said they made me do it..did anybody paid attention to that?

    BLAQ JOKER 2 months ago

    That's not Dave Chappelle

  • Regina Campbell
    Regina Campbell 2 months ago

    Chapelle on outside but in the inside he's no longer there😢

  • HonestJohnny
    HonestJohnny 2 months ago

    "sometimes you're the villain." and now I'm thinking back on even the tiniest of instances where I had done somebody wrong... The more I think about it, the more I realize I'm just as much a sidekick, villain, or even just an extra in somebody else's story; just as much as I'm the hero in my own.

  • Jeremy Edmond
    Jeremy Edmond 2 months ago

    what I love about this interview is, unlike so many people in hollywood, dave is fidgetting sometimes in the interview, looking around while he's talkin, consistently breaking eye contact. To me, that looks like he's a real guy who's sincere in how he's talking and what he's saying. You dont really see that too often in TV.

  • Ken Mcmaster
    Ken Mcmaster 2 months ago


  • Michael Zacarias Benjamin Glass

    it was melon seeds ugh....

  • Nina
    Nina 2 months ago

    Oh my goodness.....he looks horrible.  He looks like he's been on a drunk for years.

  • Terrance Mann
    Terrance Mann 2 months ago

    i wish there was a channel where i could listen to dave talk 24/7... something like the truman show

  • Andre Carter
    Andre Carter 3 months ago

    obviously they've done something to this man

  • Alan Madlinski
    Alan Madlinski 3 months ago

    just a matter of time before some idiot is gonna break this interview down, explaining how "this is NOT the real Dave" because he blinks twice after every vowel...get real.

  • Roberson540
    Roberson540 3 months ago

    I love how they describe Dave as "rare" lol

  • honeyzshaz1
    honeyzshaz1 3 months ago

    typo ....Holloway should be Hollywood

  • honeyzshaz1
    honeyzshaz1 3 months ago

    Poor Dave Chappelle (and it is not about the money) they have taken his soul period. What is happening to Hollywood Dave is going against everything he has exposed about Holloway what is the real reason he is back scary affair

  • Ele Ven
    Ele Ven 3 months ago

    dave sacrificed charlie murphy for his comeback #facts

  • PoeticBoii
    PoeticBoii 3 months ago

    The world is glad you came back Dave

  • vigneshrk
    vigneshrk 3 months ago

    only my man dave chappelle could get away with saying "bullshit" on cbs

  • HaveFaith33458
    HaveFaith33458 3 months ago

    Just discovered him on Netflix. Such a brilliant comedian & story teller. ❤

  • Dee Miles
    Dee Miles 3 months ago

    That thyroid gland area is bulging though. I hope he's being seen for that. It affects so much within the body

  • Ned Gold
    Ned Gold 3 months ago

    This bitch has no idea who Talib Kweli is

  • thekillinglights
    thekillinglights 3 months ago

    Dave Chapelle is not the same. He seems slowed down. Like the fire inside was extinguished. That's the best analogy I have of relating pre "Africa" Chapelle to post Africa Chapelle, to use that as a marker. But whatever. Maybe he matured and chilled out. But still, I get a big sense of conflictedness with his persona before his hiatus and after. And I am not really satisfied with the info provided. I am not the one to figure this mystery out. But he used to be genuinely funny. Now it's like... weird. EDIT: And no I am not implying that he is a clone. Because I understand that is a popular theory being tossed around. I do get a gut sense of something being fishy though.

  • D Facilitator
    D Facilitator 3 months ago

    if you can get over yourself you can do so much

  • Little Lulu
    Little Lulu 3 months ago

    what does comedian dave chappelle have to do with politics? and in particular trump....in the past isn't he the court jestor?

  • TheMuricanStig
    TheMuricanStig 3 months ago

    Dave hung out with Jack White, this fills me with happiness.

  • grant Diggs
    grant Diggs 3 months ago

    I know people age but he looks like a different person

  • aaron the gamer bo3
    aaron the gamer bo3 3 months ago

    David Chappell is amazing, this interview shows even the bedt, richest, famous ppl get insecure, hurt, etc. But pressing on is a lesson that applies to all.

  • 4thandinches
    4thandinches 3 months ago

    Dave, stay away from the deranged, idiotic, mainstream media whores like Gayle King, and the other libtard losers and Hillary sycophants at SNL.

    You are too brilliant, to be taken down to their filthy level.

  • 4thandinches
    4thandinches 3 months ago

    Dave is too brilliant to hang out with those Hillary sycophants, and libtards over at SNL.

  • tranche2pain
    tranche2pain 3 months ago

    Happy to see Dave Chappelle back in the spotlight, just feels right

  • Fleshreap
    Fleshreap 3 months ago

    uu...yeah...uh hu......hhhhh.....uhhu.....yea....

  • A T Morgan
    A T Morgan 3 months ago

    i like the guy, and hes a great comedian. But fuck, he looks like shit, something bothering him.

  • Lance Brookins
    Lance Brookins 3 months ago

    why are people so dam dumb man THATS NOT DAVE... He doesn't even look the same😒

  • Andrew Cundiff
    Andrew Cundiff 3 months ago

    I could listen to Dave talk forever.

  • Silver Noob
    Silver Noob 3 months ago

    I could listen to Dave Chappelle describe, in excruciating detail, a cap being removed from a pen, and still be entertained.

  • Lucas S.
    Lucas S. 3 months ago

    "Talib doesn't get very emotional" - false

  • Community Chest
    Community Chest 3 months ago

    Great interview!

  • rodentcafeteria
    rodentcafeteria 3 months ago

    Gayle sitting there going "uh huh?" uh huh?" while Chappelle is telling the story about Kweli and I get the impression she don't even know who the fuck he's talking about

  • JedimindhaX
    JedimindhaX 3 months ago

    Hot ass asian milf bitch

  • Zoran Malinic
    Zoran Malinic 3 months ago

    I think his looking around has nothing do with what you guys are talking about, I think it's just a tick. For example he looks at the ground too at the end, is he looking for thugs that come from the ground? No, I find my self doing this sometimes too and I'm not paranoid lol.

  • Brent Quarles
    Brent Quarles 3 months ago

    Thanks Gayle, I loved the interview.

  • Nope Nope
    Nope Nope 3 months ago

    Just watch his interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live that just aired March 21st. Its the same Dave you remember. Calm your shit, people.

  • Van Henry
    Van Henry 3 months ago

    His body language is of a man that's being held hostage. Something's seriously off with him since he's come back.

  • Demond Tate
    Demond Tate 3 months ago

    This is not Dave Chappelle I actually met him I don't know Who is this guy but and up close and encounter will tell you that this is not him I am very puzzled is this a Dave Chappelle look-alike

    • the415giant
      the415giant 1 month ago

      Demond Tate I met him in SF's punchline years ago he explained his life no jokes just answering questions and this ain't him. Totally different mentality.

    • PharaohGoddess1
      PharaohGoddess1 3 months ago

      Demond Tate That's what the fuck I've been saying. They have been working on him and with him. His voice is much deeper than the REAL CHAPPELLE. He dresses different. He seems less concerned with morals and ethics which is some of what his last interviews were he was speaking up before he disappeared. He's a look a like. Years before there was a so called David Chappelle death hoax. These aren't hoaxes. Anybody can be replaced with enough money and surgery.

  • k smith
    k smith 3 months ago

    whats going on with daves neck he looks like a giraffe

  • Tim Gillam
    Tim Gillam 3 months ago

    whys he keep looking to see if the rain man there?

  • Kevin Lee
    Kevin Lee 3 months ago

    0:25, he looked at her tits first before continuing down. lol

  • Kopie
    Kopie 3 months ago

    I miss the thin, squeaky voiced Dave. This version of Dave looks intimidating and serious. Too muscular, voice too serious. He has big cajones for doing what he did, I tell you that.

  • lsaye
    lsaye 3 months ago

    CBS taking a leaf out of djvlads book. out here uploading snippets instead of the whole thing. sidenote i hope dave does another actor studio appearance. it feels right.

  • Joey Verso
    Joey Verso 3 months ago

    Love Dave! But what is wrong with him? He seems really sketch! Like someone is after him? Looking over his shoulder at noises like he owes someone a lot! Miss the skinny Dave as well, he seemed a lot more relaxed back in the day! Not saying he did but seems like either he is fienin or crack already messed his brain up to the point of no return.

  • IllO Str8
    IllO Str8 3 months ago

    since he left the Chapelle Show, after all those years til recently, Chapelle looks totally different ,something is really ,really off about him.
    That makes you think something is very different and not right.

  • James S
    James S 3 months ago

    Key&peele WTF....Not even on the same level.theirs only one king/chappelle then all yall got them other two.

  • Justin Schwartz
    Justin Schwartz 3 months ago

    If you can't hear it, their was people in the other room moving and dropping stuff, it echoed. that's why he was looking over his shoulder. it's easier to hear it with headphones.

  • hitman6191
    hitman6191 3 months ago

    I would tap Gayle, im just saying

  • Timmy Turner
    Timmy Turner 3 months ago

    The reason he keeps looking to his left is because of the noise outside. Listen carefully and you'll hear occasional bangs happening in the background every time before he turns around.

    • Richard Ingersoll
      Richard Ingersoll 1 month ago

      Timmy Turner your a genius... thanks for clearing that up

  • Klwir Qldf
    Klwir Qldf 4 months ago

    It's like he did a few smokes too much.

  • Babygirl 313
    Babygirl 313 4 months ago

    Donald Trump, If you get over yourself you can get something done!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Malika E
    Malika E 4 months ago

    luv chappelle hope he's ok

  • carlos acosta
    carlos acosta 4 months ago

    Why is Gayle pretending to know who Kweli is?? Dave - "And Kweli was there" Gayle - "Hmmmm" Lmaooo!!

  • Andile Andile
    Andile Andile 4 months ago

    interviewing 101, let the the interviewee talk as much as possible without interrupting them. . . This lady understands that!!

  • Jonathan Pyle
    Jonathan Pyle 4 months ago

    I grew up watching this guy. he is a great mind not only in show biz but life in general. if you narrow minded fucks would actually open your little fucking minds you would understand the great philosophers of are time and this man is one of them. #knowledge

  • LeKa Danielle
    LeKa Danielle 4 months ago

    is somebody following Chappelle why he keeps looking back? lol

  • Bruce Wayne
    Bruce Wayne 4 months ago

    Chappelle... you are the greatest comedian that I have heard in my life. The masses may not agree.... but the greats do... respect

  • Dominique Cerita
    Dominique Cerita 4 months ago

    "the key to getting over is getting over yourself"-Dave Chappelle

  • Tri Scorp
    Tri Scorp 4 months ago


  • William Palmer
    William Palmer 4 months ago

    Great interview and that's great on his decision to remain out of the public eye. I'm different on the other hand in respect that I love acting and directing and what I do and would never stop. I think all of those in the public eye get tired of the new trend of Fake News and sensationalism, but never enough to make you stop creating and doing what you love to do. But can understand his view. I'm different in that respect. Just taking flight.

  • Paula Brown
    Paula Brown 4 months ago

    He's right. We all need to get over ourselves.

  • oldirtyrobb
    oldirtyrobb 4 months ago

    This isnt that funny

  • Hypernova
    Hypernova 4 months ago

    Nigga looks like a fucking monkey

  • Nice Rice Ninja
    Nice Rice Ninja 4 months ago

    This is a serious interview format but watching this I couldn't help but chuckle when he mentioned his fear of raccoons lol

  • Donsknotts
    Donsknotts 4 months ago

    THE END,
    "I hope Donald Trump is watching..." 4:10

  • Donsknotts
    Donsknotts 4 months ago

    that Tribe Called Quest had song had to be one of the best SNL performances ive ever seen... So, fucking, baller

  • Miss Wormwood
    Miss Wormwood 4 months ago

    WTF is wrong with Dave? seems off, talking like a little bitch all quiet like. its weird

  • suchaladyj 0114
    suchaladyj 0114 4 months ago

    That anit no damn Dave Chappell. Dave don't look like that or talk like that bullshit

  • Manchester Is Blue
    Manchester Is Blue 4 months ago

    best comedian in history

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