'Trump’s kind of bad for comedy,' says Dave Chappelle

  • Published on Mar 13, 2017
  • The American comedian was in Toronto to present an award to Just for Laughs at the Canadian Screen Awards.
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Comments • 1 935

  • TheIllustriousFox
    TheIllustriousFox 3 days ago

    is that glasner's nerdy voice?

  • Matthew M
    Matthew M 3 days ago

    Glad he gained weight

  • Brian Knickerbocker
    Brian Knickerbocker 12 days ago +1

    Trump certainly takes the work out of comedy as far as topic goes, Does make them work harder to be unique though.

  • Troy Jones
    Troy Jones 15 days ago

    What the Heck is that Dave is talking to??!!!

  • kay manning
    kay manning 16 days ago

    I like the old Dave

    ZION NES 17 days ago

    Real fans know that's not Dave

  • Hha Jvmvk
    Hha Jvmvk 17 days ago

    This isn't the real Dave Chappelle, the real Dave Chappelle has been killed and replace by a clone.

  • michael barnett
    michael barnett 17 days ago

    President Trump is the most intelligent, successful and competent leader the united states ever have since the last 100 years. Thank God that he is not a typical politician to continue the failures of the past. He is a great leader, this is the kind of clear eyes, bravery, and strong moral leadership American needed for at least 3 terms. If American allows President Trump to govern without obstruction; he will turn America into pure gold.

  • Boqoreh
    Boqoreh 22 days ago +1

    All the people insulting Dave's natural aging process and dismissing him as some clone, are the same people who scream out Chapelle show quotes, and called him a legend. This is why performance arts, comedy, acting and general people pleasing will never be a satisfying pursuit, and it is why Chapelle had his break down all those years ago.
    I am beginning to believe it is undignified to be a entertainer, and that it is a route best avoided if you are a proud man, especially in a racialized society like america, that is already chipping away at your dignity in other ways

  • Bubble Buster
    Bubble Buster 22 days ago

    Clipper ships leaving daily🤡

  • TheGodtech
    TheGodtech 24 days ago

    this guy not dave ///when have you seen dave in suits?

  • Eleanor Sanchez
    Eleanor Sanchez 25 days ago

    i enjoy Mr. Chapelle

  • Linnette Mcneal
    Linnette Mcneal 26 days ago

    Dave you look good..healthy too. Not looking drugged out. Love it❤

  • Stan Jones
    Stan Jones 27 days ago

    He's seems more mature and aware.

  • Psalms Kahi
    Psalms Kahi 28 days ago

    The interviewer alluded to President Trump being "good for comedy" because he watches way too much t.v, because obviously almost all shows make fun of him. Dave already knows this dickhead that's why he stated Mr Trump is 'kind of bad for comedy'.

  • Dr. Hugie L Mungus M.D

    TV and comedy is all about trump nowadays. I mean look at SNL, a classic comedy sketch show turned to a pissed off liberal rant. Im not saying jokes about trump aren't funny, of course there is gonna be funny jokes but after a while it just sounds like repeated bitching from liberals who can't get over the election results.

  • Steve
    Steve Month ago +1

    Dave Chappelle is so much more serious, I can't even see him as funny anymore.

  • X X
    X X Month ago

    Who the hell is this?

  • Elliott Stillings
    Elliott Stillings Month ago

    Wow his voice is so low now. Is he on testosterone now? He got so buff all the sudden

  • James Jones
    James Jones Month ago

    Chappelle is right

  • ThusIsBrad
    ThusIsBrad Month ago

    lets get that interviewer a mic, CBC

  • Jawny Porche
    Jawny Porche Month ago

    Look what the elites did to our poor dave. Turned him into a zombie. This is not old davs. The old dave is dead

  • John Miller
    John Miller Month ago

    No wonder Australians are becoming brain dead.. too much American garbage TV

  • George Christiansen

    Unimaginative comics are bad for comedy.

  • TrollyMcTrollFace
    TrollyMcTrollFace 2 months ago

    CBC is kind of bad for journalism.

  • j v
    j v 2 months ago

    0:52 amen, brother!

  • SweetCherries
    SweetCherries 2 months ago

    cloned or given him some sort of disorder purposely because he was exposing them like wild fire

  • A Dog Swimming
    A Dog Swimming 2 months ago +1

    He answered those questions incredibly well.

  • Luis Garcia
    Luis Garcia 2 months ago

    Too tight

  • ray nasca
    ray nasca 2 months ago

    I agree with everything he said. However, that is not Dave Chappelle.

  • D. M.
    D. M. 3 months ago +1

    this guy is amazing. Even though he was at the front for a short time he'll go down as the greatest comedian for many years

  • Ericka Hill
    Ericka Hill 3 months ago

    My man James Jones is the new Dave check him out

  • Ericka Hill
    Ericka Hill 3 months ago +1

    Dave don't have that funny in his face

  • pat waddington
    pat waddington 4 months ago

    He's looking more like Ashy Larry

  • Kasal Doe
    Kasal Doe 5 months ago

    This the Clone

  • william shaver
    william shaver 5 months ago

    had to leave usa to say this, amazing...

  • SonnyGTA
    SonnyGTA 5 months ago

    TOUGH TIMES LIKE THIS?!!??!?!?!?!?! Because of TRUMP!? Listen dude..... Over 1/2 of America VOTED for him. These are not 'tough times' These are great times!

  • tito dejesus1115
    tito dejesus1115 5 months ago

    they did a great job with this clone

  • Rich Link
    Rich Link 5 months ago

    "The Chicken!!!!" 1lovebrada!!!>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

  • spinningchurro
    spinningchurro 5 months ago

    God damn him for being so god damn right. Look at every late night talk show right now. All full of the same unoriginal trump horseshit, completely unfunny. Chappelle nailed it.

  • Guy Montag
    Guy Montag 5 months ago

    The interviewer asked it in a way to imply it was "comedy's job" to usurp or denigrate the president.

  • Marion Pons
    Marion Pons 6 months ago

    criticize breast environment tnpoag composition as historic plain lost.

  • scar face
    scar face 6 months ago

    His eyes look sad

  • Lucas White
    Lucas White 6 months ago

    Chappelle could now play the prisoner dad in Robin Hood Men in Tights, instead of the son.

  • Jim Gaddio
    Jim Gaddio 6 months ago

    Tell me more about your Johnra .... I'm sure you will fit into a Johnra someday

  • Sol Doubt
    Sol Doubt 6 months ago

    This doesn't even sound like Dave Chappelle.

  • Sol Doubt
    Sol Doubt 6 months ago

    Who is this imposter?

  • Margaret Sue
    Margaret Sue 6 months ago

    he doesn't look like himself almost like he is possessed by another host. "the case of the body snatchers"

  • robert ashcraft
    robert ashcraft 6 months ago

    that is not Dave Chappell you made a bad clone...

  • The Mad Stork
    The Mad Stork 6 months ago

    He looks jacked now. When did he start lifting?

  • Splinks
    Splinks 7 months ago

    The thing is nobody has HAS to talk about him. A true comedian would make jokes so the audience can escape from hearing about the thing that's on everyone's mind. It's bad for comedy because a lot of new comedians are lazy hacks that go for the cheap jokes that they know people will mindlessly clap to due to the subject matter alone.

  • Brian Berthold
    Brian Berthold 7 months ago

    chappelle is still alive? though he died

  • JD Walters
    JD Walters 7 months ago

    he looks like a defeated man.... wtf?

  • elmogrita
    elmogrita 7 months ago

    nice click bait headline, trying to make it out like dave chapelle is saying trump is dangerous when what he is saying is much more akin to "he is making comedy boring"

  • Anthony Gennello
    Anthony Gennello 7 months ago

    "Have to talk about him"

  • Jason Siegfried
    Jason Siegfried 7 months ago

    Glad to see Dave Chappelle back in comedy. My lifetime comedy timeline Starts with Richard Pryor and George Carlin, to Eddie Murphy, to Martin Lawrence, to Dave and I like his body of work better than all. Martin had TV and movies to back up his stand up, Eddies' early work in movies, with Life being one of my favorite comedies, was spectacular, . With a few exceptions, Pryor and Carlins' movie careers weren't great. I would have to say that I love ALL of Daves work, I have yet to be disappointed in any of his roles, programs, or routines. Keep ya head up Dave, you have millions of people at your side.

  • Mr. Safi
    Mr. Safi 7 months ago

    This guy is an educator like George Carlin, he's more than a comedian. huge respect man

  • Loxy Bliss
    Loxy Bliss 7 months ago

    This is why I love this dude. Not that I don't care about politics, but I don't wanna constantly hear about it.

  • Andre Lima
    Andre Lima 7 months ago

    Always nice hearing Dave's point of view on comedy and beyond! I saw one of those Netflix he mentions: sure laughing time...

  • Fezzywigg Poopy
    Fezzywigg Poopy 7 months ago

    And not a single comedian's name was dropped. Good job, Dave.

  • h xassan
    h xassan 7 months ago

    Nah, Trump's great for comedy (see Conan, Colbert, Meyers). He's bad for America.

  • Charlie Warden
    Charlie Warden 7 months ago

    lol "Tough times like this" We're so oppressed under Trump. lol. You got Brits getting blown up every other weekend at concerts, bars, etc. Even their own parliament. Trump has been in office 6 months. Are there concentration camps? People being rounded up on the street? Democrats truly are mentally ill.

  • Roboartist
    Roboartist 7 months ago

    I Love Dave Chappelle, Morgan Freeman and Neil DeGrasse Tyson. They all have very civilized opinions on society without spewing anything about racism in an illogical manor. Only when it's necessary. These are the current prominent figures in black culture, and they should be looked up to more instead of many of these false idols. Lemme know if I excluded any.

  • nicholas librizzi
    nicholas librizzi 7 months ago

    Looking more and more like Cosby.... shave mother f!##&& SHAVE SAVE YOURSELF!!!!!

  • Sarah L
    Sarah L 7 months ago

    This doesn't even seem like the real Dave at all.

  • DrScudworth
    DrScudworth 7 months ago

    Do any of you look exactly the same way you did well over a decade ago? People actually think this is an imposter/clone?

  • James Anderson
    James Anderson 7 months ago

    Jimmie Walker looks great

  • CruelLion7
    CruelLion7 7 months ago

    the interview guy is annoying

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    Cqc Cqc 7 months ago


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  • Tyrone Trh
    Tyrone Trh 7 months ago

    Never found this guy funny, same with bill burr and louis c.k.

  • Mien Tay Viet Nam
    Mien Tay Viet Nam 7 months ago

    CBC News + add SB + like

  • Barry Manilowa
    Barry Manilowa 7 months ago

    It is interesting that Canadians love comedy so much that they've created an industry out of it. I think it has a lot to do with the French population who love humor. Unfortunately, the culinary gene from the French didn't make it across the Atlantic.

  • Jub Jub
    Jub Jub 7 months ago

    awesome he is still alive. I see why everyone is saying he is a clone though something is not right about him

  • Armando Blue
    Armando Blue 7 months ago +1

    "In a way, yeah. Most comics in the States have started to do the same jokes."
    *Sneeze* SNL *Sneeze*

  • Mark JN
    Mark JN 7 months ago

    The interviewer had his masculinity stolen long ago.

  • moonlily1
    moonlily1 7 months ago

    He's bad for the world. He's bad for life.

  • Marius Stan
    Marius Stan 7 months ago

    this is not Dave Chappelle, no way !!!

  • shottskies
    shottskies 7 months ago

    wtf happened to dave chappelle. He looks like hes aged about 30 years in 10

  • Marcos Oritz
    Marcos Oritz 7 months ago

    If you disliked this then you need to educate yourself

  • Mike G
    Mike G 7 months ago

    For all you morons that don't get it, he's saying Trump isn't that bad. His words mean far more than just "everyone is making the same joke". True, he may not like the man as a person, however I do NOT believe for a second he doesn't agree with his politics.

  • Mr. Macabre
    Mr. Macabre 7 months ago

    Thank you Dave!

  • Martin Valev
    Martin Valev 7 months ago

    omg he so old

    LeSTORM 7 months ago

    Wish this video was 3 seconds longer

  • Tee Jay
    Tee Jay 7 months ago

    He looks like he's in a sunken place!

  • Eric Silva
    Eric Silva 7 months ago

    CHAPPELLE 2020

  • Samuel McCallister
    Samuel McCallister 7 months ago

    You can see him trying to work through the issue for himself during this interview.
    Apparently, he came to a distinct conclusion, because he apologized for his SNL monologue and its tone-deafness only a few weeks later.

  • MrBr1ghtsid3
    MrBr1ghtsid3 7 months ago

    Mr Chappelle is one cool customer, for sure. 0,o

  • Alejandro
    Alejandro 8 months ago

    trump is bad for comedy. everything is so topical now

  • KillerPojo12
    KillerPojo12 8 months ago

    God Bless Dave .

  • Sirius B
    Sirius B 8 months ago +1

    That's a clone you silly humans

  • Afternoon Delight
    Afternoon Delight 8 months ago

    I just realized how much Dave Chappelle looks like K.C from Jodeci right here...

  • Donald Goldbert
    Donald Goldbert 8 months ago +3

    This new Dave Chappelle looks terrible!!!!!

  • Andrew James
    Andrew James 8 months ago

    There's some indefinable characteristic about Dave that makes him special. OK, he says that for him, nothing is bigger than comedy. But Chappelle himself has the opportunity to be bigger than comedy. He has a universal appeal that has the potential to bring people together, which is certainly what the world needs now.

  • Yossi Tassa
    Yossi Tassa 8 months ago +1

    Something is off with his left eye, out of focus

  • Orinky Maphosa
    Orinky Maphosa 8 months ago +1

    this is not dave chapelle..

  • R A
    R A 8 months ago

    Dave and Snoop should do a series of films on legalizing marijuana...

    POWER 8 months ago +3

    this is a clone

  • 1BastardofdaParty
    1BastardofdaParty 8 months ago +1

    This is not Dave Chappelle.