Dave Chappelle returns as host of ‘Saturday Night Live’

By | November 7, 2022

Comedian Dave Chappelle is set to make a return visit as host of “Saturday Night Live” as the host of an episode following next week’s midterm elections.

“SNL” confirmed on air Saturday that the controversial comedian is on tap to host the Nov. 12 edition, four days after the country heads to the polls for federal, state and local elections.

Rap duo Black Star will join Chappelle as musical guest, according to NBC.

Chappelle’s return He follows a pattern of taking on post-election hosting duties that have been set since his first visit to the show in 2016 and his return in 2020.

Chappelle sparked controversy in the 2021 Netflix special “The Closer,” which sparked outrage among gays and Netflix. Netflix CEO and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos defended Chappelle’s right to enter the fiery territory, but apologized to Netflix employees for his initial comment after employees expressed their anger.

Chappelle presented no problems.

In the year In a video posted in October 2021, Chappelle was unapologetic about the specifics — he was accused of containing homophobic and homophobic comments and led to a walkout on Netflix — saying, “I said what I said.”

It was reported in the press that I had been invited to speak to Netflix’s transgender staff and I declined. “That’s not true — if they had invited me, I would have accepted, even though I was confused about what we were talking about,” Chappelle said in the video. “I said what I said, and boy, I heard what you said. Oh my god, how could I not? They said they want a safe work environment at Netflix. It seems like I’m the only one who can’t go to the office anymore.”

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