Dave Chappelle’s SNL Monologue: Deal with Kanye’s Anti-Semitism

For the third time within the final decade, Dave Chappelle was tapped by Saturday Evening Stay to host a post-election episode. And whereas he did contact on the outcomes of the midterms, in addition to contemplated what the longer term holds for Donald Trump, the comic centered most of his 15-minute monologue round Kanye West and the controversy surrounding his latest anti-Semitic feedback.

“I resign anti-Semitism in all its kinds – that, Kanye, is how you purchase your self a while,” stated Chappelle to open his monologue. “I’ve in all probability been doing this for 35 years, and early in my profession I discovered that there are two phrases within the English language it’s best to by no means say collectively in sequence, and they’re: The Jews.”

Chappelle remarked how he usually got here to West’s protection prior to now, however this time “I needed to see what occurs first.” He then famous the irony of adidas ending their collaboration with West: “adidas was based by Nazis, they usually have been offended.”

“It’s an enormous deal, [West] had damaged the present enterprise guidelines,” Chappelle continued, “You understand, the principles of notion. In the event that they’re Black, then it’s a gang. In the event that they’re Italian, it’s a mob. In the event that they’re Jewish, it’s a coincidence, and it’s best to by no means discuss it.”

At one other level within the monologue, Chappelle stated, “I don’t suppose Kanye is loopy, he’s probably not effectively.”

And but Chappelle concluded his feedback on West by suggesting that a number of the rapper’s criticisms was not with out benefit. “I’ve been to Hollywood, that is simply what I noticed. It’s a whole lot of Jews. Like so much,” he stated. “There’s a whole lot of Black folks in Ferguson, Missouri, doesn’t imply they run the place. You may exit in Hollywood and also you may begin connecting some type of traces and also you may undertake the delusion that Jews run present enterprise. It’s not a loopy factor to suppose nevertheless it’s a loopy factor to say out loud.”

Elsewhere in his monologue, Chappelle referred to as Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker “observably silly,” famous the irony in Donald Trump stealing categorised paperwork from “work” — particularly since he was infamous for by no means studying throughout his tenure within the Oval Workplace, and lauded the Ukraine’s success within the battlefield agains Russia.

Watch Chappelle’s full monologue beneath. Subsequent month, Chappelle will crew up with Chris Rock for a sequence of co-headlining tour dates (get tickets here).