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

  • Published on Mar 19, 2017
  • 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: 1 489

  • Quantez Brown
    Quantez Brown 7 hours ago

    He said they made me do it

  • HeightenedZone
    HeightenedZone Day ago +1

    It's Simple. This Is The Clone. Research It On The Internet.

  • BroKhalidMuhammad
    BroKhalidMuhammad 10 days ago

    Dave, you didn't get booed in Hartford. You got booed in MANCHESTER IDIOT! Hartford is the capitol of CT

  • brittany johnson
    brittany johnson 11 days ago

    He keeps looking back like someone is after him or he scared of something back there.

  • lee olive
    lee olive 13 days ago

    they MADE me do it says it all

  • Comment Section Ass Nigga

    That's a Clone

  • Jason Walsh
    Jason Walsh 19 days ago

    Thats not dave chapelle!!!!!!

  • Gaza Somali
    Gaza Somali 20 days ago

    It's not even David that is his clone and the tranny hosting the show knows it

  • Darrius Mclane
    Darrius Mclane 21 day ago

    Dave Chappelle drained and sad

  • Yasi Green
    Yasi Green 23 days ago

    He's not back, he's cloned

  • TheWavyOne
    TheWavyOne 26 days ago

    Chapelle is king

  • Rhonda Walker
    Rhonda Walker 27 days ago

    This dude look sooo stress an drain

  • Serena Gonzalez
    Serena Gonzalez Month ago

    Am I the only one that thinks Dave knows somethin..? He's always been adamant about saying that things aren't always as they seem, and the hints he's dropped over the years just really make it seem like he knows something we all aren't entirely aware of or are just completed oblivious about. His behaviors and body language suggests he's uneasy or on edge when he comes back into the public eye, I just wish we all knew forsure why. But I still got mad love and respect for this man, he's different but in the best way a person in the entertainment industry can be.

  • AK Husain
    AK Husain Month ago

    She tried really hard not to say wocka flocka at the beginning

  • Deb Gray
    Deb Gray Month ago


  • Jesse Joseph
    Jesse Joseph Month ago

    Feel Hollywood trying to destroy him

  • bodybuilder718
    bodybuilder718 Month ago

    After hearing his first cousins testimony about how Dave passed and he was cloned, when you have his own family saying it's not him, it's not him. Best quote from his cousin speech, dave bought a farm to get away from Hollywood, why is he back all of a sudden, being in the spotlight. Dave was murdered, even katt williams says he was decapitated in front of him.

  • capoislamort100
    capoislamort100 Month ago +1

    That's Dave "the clone" Chappelle

  • Angel of Truth
    Angel of Truth Month ago

    So " they" made him do it. We all heard it, only some will understand what he meant.

  • Brittany Santana
    Brittany Santana Month ago

    He looks scared

  • Pooey
    Pooey 2 months ago

    Why does he keep looking to his left?
    He slouches the same way he did on Oprah, but the vitality is lost in his voice. Also, he's crossing his legs - did not see him to do that before.

  • delwayne thomas
    delwayne thomas 2 months ago

    He was very nervous. He almost seemed outright scared. I could feel his sorrow. This man is being used against his will and I believe he is trapped.

  • Rex Ragno
    Rex Ragno 2 months ago

    hes a robot ,look it up

  • That Nigga X
    That Nigga X 2 months ago

    Walked away from 50 mill 🚶. Nvr sold his soul, i give my respect to this men💯💪. You can see the pain in his eye's, and he have to watch what he say, illuminati is real. They will hurt your family, or u end up like katt williams if u go against them, so sad fr.

  • matt cox
    matt cox 2 months ago

    his hands looked tied behind his back, no joke have a look

    WILLIAM SETONA 2 months ago

    I miss dave 😭😭😭😭😭😭😔😔😔😔😔😔

  • Jaylen Paulk
    Jaylen Paulk 2 months ago

    Look at how he's looking around, who is he looking for ?

  • Random Person
    Random Person 3 months ago

    Is he high?

  • Montrelle Johnson
    Montrelle Johnson 3 months ago

    There's red flags in this video. Dave doesn't look well. He seems fidgety. Like he's paranoid. It's Like he's trying to Morse code something. He speaks on two great black entertainers who died.

  • Talha Rasool
    Talha Rasool 3 months ago

    Man, U can totally tell in the last 30 seconds, she wanted to jump on him, no barrier for this guy , 100% M'fing Charmer!!

  • Torian Davis
    Torian Davis 3 months ago

    He keep looking around why

  • Torian Davis
    Torian Davis 3 months ago +1

    That's not dave

  • Zero01ne 00
    Zero01ne 00 3 months ago


  • Johnny Abbott
    Johnny Abbott 3 months ago

    who is "they"

  • weaver njoroge
    weaver njoroge 3 months ago

    Don't worry man, we read your body language. We understand.

  • markus emmons
    markus emmons 3 months ago +1

    Rip dave. This clone is really bad.

  • daminmancejin
    daminmancejin 4 months ago

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

  • RRoJ
    RRoJ 4 months ago


  • Christopher Blake
    Christopher Blake 4 months 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 4 months ago

    whys he keep looking hard and quick off to the right

  • George Finch
    George Finch 4 months ago


  • Farah Sainclair
    Farah Sainclair 4 months ago +18

    that's not Dave Chappelle people he has been cloned

    • mdhbh
      mdhbh 7 days ago +1

      I agree. He looks like Dave but something about him is off. His voice is different, his behavior is odd, and his personality is flat. This is not the typical Dave. Clone...

  • UHFStation1
    UHFStation1 4 months ago

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

  • Butterfly Bean
    Butterfly Bean 5 months 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 5 months ago +1

    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 5 months ago


  • Jason Rougeau
    Jason Rougeau 5 months 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 5 months ago +1

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

    THROWBACK SEASON 5 months ago +2

    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 5 months ago

    Gale King ...thick as grits...

  • Joe Ruiz
    Joe Ruiz 5 months ago

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

  • The One
    The One 5 months ago

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

  • Brenda Patrzykont
    Brenda Patrzykont 5 months ago

    he was a great comedian, until he sold out.

  • Truth Never lies
    Truth Never lies 5 months ago +1

    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 6 months ago

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

    • timflemming4christ
      timflemming4christ 5 months ago

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

  • Karen Wright
    Karen Wright 6 months ago

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

  • Antoinette Fullman
    Antoinette Fullman 6 months ago +2

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

  • L R
    L R 6 months ago +1

    This is just marketing

  • King
    King 6 months ago +1

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

  • Keisha 36
    Keisha 36 6 months ago +2

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

    BLAQ JOKER 6 months ago +6

    That's not Dave Chappelle

  • Cherry Pie
    Cherry Pie 6 months ago +3

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

  • HonestJohnny
    HonestJohnny 6 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 6 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 6 months ago


  • Michael Zacarias Benjamin Glass

    it was melon seeds ugh....

  • Nina
    Nina 6 months ago

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

  • Terrance Mann
    Terrance Mann 6 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 7 months ago +2

    obviously they've done something to this man

  • Alan Madlinski
    Alan Madlinski 7 months ago +2

    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 7 months ago

    I love how they describe Dave as "rare" lol

  • honeyzshaz1
    honeyzshaz1 7 months ago

    typo ....Holloway should be Hollywood

  • honeyzshaz1
    honeyzshaz1 7 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 7 months ago

    dave sacrificed charlie murphy for his comeback #facts

  • PoeticBoii
    PoeticBoii 7 months ago

    The world is glad you came back Dave

  • vigneshrk
    vigneshrk 7 months ago

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

  • HaveFaith33458
    HaveFaith33458 7 months ago

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

  • Dee Miles
    Dee Miles 7 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 7 months ago

    This bitch has no idea who Talib Kweli is

  • thekillinglights
    thekillinglights 7 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.

  • Dwight E morgan
    Dwight E morgan 7 months ago

    if you can get over yourself you can do so much

  • TheMuricanStig
    TheMuricanStig 7 months ago

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

  • grant Diggs
    grant Diggs 7 months ago

    I know people age but he looks like a different person

  • Call of trapz X
    Call of trapz X 7 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 7 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 7 months ago

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

  • tranche2pain
    tranche2pain 7 months ago

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

  • Fleshreap
    Fleshreap 7 months ago

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

  • A T Morgan
    A T Morgan 7 months ago

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

  • Lance Brookins
    Lance Brookins 7 months ago

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

  • Andrew Cundiff
    Andrew Cundiff 7 months ago

    I could listen to Dave talk forever.

  • Silver Noob
    Silver Noob 8 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. 8 months ago

    "Talib doesn't get very emotional" - false

  • Community Chest
    Community Chest 8 months ago

    Great interview!

  • rodentcafeteria
    rodentcafeteria 8 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 8 months ago +1

    Hot ass asian milf bitch

  • Zoran Malinic
    Zoran Malinic 8 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 8 months ago

    Thanks Gayle, I loved the interview.