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

The American comedian was in Toronto to present an award to Just for Laughs at the Canadian Screen Awards.

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Author Principal Concepts ( ago)
The headline "Trump's bad for comedy" is in the context that we only talk about Trump

Author Alim Sky ( ago)
mf needs to lay off the bottle, damn.

Author Kartik Mathur ( ago)
Dave stop getting old! just stop!

Author Hostadvantage ii ( ago)
for real, the same jokes recycled across every political comedian every day getting really old and boring

Author Malcolm.X.Machina ( ago)
I love dave Chappelle, but Damn those are some big lapels on that Steve Harney looking suit lol

Author christian jackson ( ago)
For those of us who don't know; THAT IS NOT DAVE CHAPPELLE! Look closely; listen closely. Please don't be fooled guys and gals.

Author JessieH ( ago)
WHy is the interview so closely framed on his face and nothing else?

Author NARUTO UZUMAKI ( ago)

Author DanielDaniel1 ( ago)
I can't handle that top button being done

Author cudencuden ( ago)
really good interview by both parties

Author Charmquark Downspin ( ago)
Not Dave Chapelle.

Author 外国人说中文 ( ago)
Trump is AWESOME!!!!!

Author El Gansito ( ago)
a question for Mr. chappelle.
what did the 5 fingers say to the face?

Author Rixar13 ( ago)
← Irish Bunny → ♥

Author Fyre Burn ( ago)
I agree.

Author fleducation001 ( ago)
kind of a click bait title that doesn't focus on what he's actually saying...

Author Louise Johnston ( ago)
Excellent interview. Thank you for asking intelligent questions which stayed on course about his craft. Chapelle is the man.

Author Albert Yum ( ago)
Dave keeps it real

Author Paddy ( ago)
I'm Rick James!!!

Author mike carson ( ago)
??? Trump is actually good for comedy cause he always gives us new material every week. lol

Author CaptainRetsuUnohana ( ago)
Not the context the title uses but I agree with Dave here that yes look at all the low hanging fruit. Step it up ya'll.

Author Polycube ( ago)
Is Chappelle alright? Lately he always looks bloated in the face and seems to think much slower, like he just got out of surgery or something.

Author LemonZeppelin ( ago)
Even Trey Parker and Matt Stone have said that it's hard to make fun of Trump.

Author Marcangelus1 ( ago)
I think Dave should get into politics, he's wasted in comedy.

Author Jason Lib ( ago)
De-fund the CBC. It's just a second rate channel now among a sea of competitors, we don't need it the way we did in the past.

Author steve boshakis ( ago)
You must not have been TOO traumatized by your "fame" to stay away for good, Dave. Ride it Baby, ride it as far as you can.

Author Life of Luis Vlogs ( ago)
Dave's the man. The title is silly click-bait though.

Author Mr M ( ago)
LOVE 777

Author typon ( ago)
As a white guy I wish there were white heroes for me to look up to like Dave Chappelle.

Author Patrick Castro ( ago)
Trump jokes are low hanging fruit at this point. With the way things are these days, I just want to laugh and not be reminded of politics.

Author ArsenalDave04 ( ago)
Is he talking to Narduwar? lmaooo

Author Mydevineself ( ago)
everyone dave chappelle is my favorite comedian
i found out he's muslim though wtf I'm so upset

Author Majoras ( ago)
he should just go buttfuck trump, make him humble

Author Sights & Sounds of Pakistan ( ago)
very intelligent comedian

Author Lebumfacil Sael ( ago)
Dave talks about how much he learned about the festival, and how it helped his career, and the title still says "Trump's kind of bad for comedy".

Author DOWNWARD Mobility ( ago)
I agree with chappelle I am a Trump supporter. I still enjoy Trump jokes. It has now grown to be the same thing over and over and over. It is old. Comedy is and should stay away from the depth of politics it has grown to.

Author Gus Hutchinson ( ago)
Comics like Dave here are super intelligent and also altruistic .. even the pesemistic sounding ones are acting for the common good
These traits are about extinct in politicians who don`t even believe in their own speeches .
The politicians stand between the people and just a few hundred puppet masters who hold this power despite never having won an election and having an inerest in conflict as much as a conflict of interest...ha ha
There are various better ways of organizing ourselves in our society .
There`s no good point in keeping up this system built to contain us and rule over us for the covert motives of so few ... lying to ourselves convincingly is the central core holding their illusion up.
We get bombed by their subliminal messages until we actually see ourselves in a proud democracy
Instead of the very matrix like nature where a few unelected bodies run us for their own wealth and narcisistic belief in their superiority.
The trick is to get us believing we live in a healthy democracy NOT AT ALL a business empire for dodgy arms dealers ,Quangos, Oligarchs ,monarchs, where lobbyists run non electected councils ,academies and a dozen organisations posing as authorities of elected government ....where even the bank of england perpetuates the lie it`s a branch of government not the other way round .... a licence to print private money and fund our dictatorships lite ...

Author fenderstratguy ( ago)
What an intelligent sounding guy

Author wet timguavass ( ago)
America is a continent, not the USA.

Author deaconx ( ago)
Love this man.

Author what shall it profit a man ( ago)
Liberal comics are dull. Get OUT OF MY STREAM, BORING THINGS!

Author Barack Obama ( ago)
Dave sure has aged. and so have i )=

Author Night Rider ( ago)
*He looks bad and depressed*

Author B Flee ( ago)
"It helps us get through tough times like this" lol. Tough times like...the beginning of the end of globalist control of America?

Author M R ( ago)
Dave should work this interviewers effeminate white guy voice into his act

Author Carl Makula ( ago)
I thought the interviewer was a woman.

Author Tony Garcia ( ago)
God I love Dave. love or hate trump, the jokes have gotten stale. What happen to going to a comedy show and having a good time? now we have comics bitching for an hour. everything is open to be ridiculed but understand that that can't be your whole shtick.

Author Scott Bennett ( ago)
Sort of like the CBC is bad for news.

Author Alex Bruce ( ago)
Couldn't stop laughing at the interviewer trying to bait him with Trump.

Author Lex Parsimoniae ( ago)
Dave Chappelle looks like he ate another Dave Chappelle.

Author Edith Avalos ( ago)
I missed him! My older bro would watch this and I'd watch it with him. Reminds me of my bro and good times

Author DomiPlayer15 ( ago)
the title has very little to do with the video content.

Author Gregory Fairchild ( ago)
I only wish they would leave politics out of comedy...we need the break...time to laugh without connection to all that

Author Umberto Fournier ( ago)
makes sense.

Author takemehome06 ( ago)
my homie was lit and still speak the truth thru his wisdom. Dave, love to see and meet you at a show of urs.

Author Sam Holder ( ago)
Excellent interviewer.

Author Cali ( ago)
Netflix changed the game. Here I thought they were going out after losing the Starz deal but they are the best paid premium service surpassing HBO in my opinion. Amazon isn't lagging too far behind.

Author miloallerton ( ago)
Is that Nardwar's voice?!?

Author Ricardo Saracino ( ago)
Sounds like the questions were added post

Author Ricardo Saracino ( ago)
CBC is government funded propaganda.

Author Kevin Charles ( ago)
I love how the title of this video implies "see! dave chappelle doesn't like trump either".. He says Trumps bad for comedy because Trump is on everyones mind and it will be nice for jokes to get original again. Plain and simple.

Author Danny Boy Jango ( ago)
I agree so much. All the hacks in Hollywood whom can kinda sound like Trump are just over-saturating the market. Before it would just be a couple hacks and one really good comedian to do impressions of the president; now it seems to be mandatory.

Author Tim Murphy ( ago)
He's barely recognizable. He looks like a retired NBA player.

Author J Lopez ( ago)
He low key looks like Too Short

Author moppyflow7 ( ago)
Funniest comedian of our time! Much respect.

Author Mike Riemer ( ago)
If it were Dave vs. Trump for POTUS, it'd be Dave in a landslide

Author gcgmale Male ( ago)
love this guy..

Author Stephen Taylor ( ago)
Hahah the interviewer sounds so nerdy and canadian! hahahaha

Author hydroboy35th ( ago)
TRUMP is the man! 🚂🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

Author I Luv ( ago)

Author akraftw3rkorange ( ago)
an interviewer who asks good questions, what a concept.

Author Louie Watson ( ago)
trump jokes are just tasteless because they aren't even remotely true. I mean you don't fact check jokes but at least be kinda right.

Author rocky balboa ( ago)
so I can live with that ...

Author AlbaWind MacTavish-Blair ( ago)
go back to Africa Dave! Obviously your handlers have reigned you in. Brain dead fluff

Author McWrath ( ago)
I didn't even know it was possible... but I'm liking him even more now.

Author Ben Pyka ( ago)
What's up with Dave he looks so different??

Author M Escobar ( ago)
this is why i love Dave. the only comedian that goes on stage and NEVER ones repeats his jokes.

Author Brace Land ( ago)
I support Trump and I agree with everything Dave said

Author Tim Jackson ( ago)
Dave Chappelle will be in the comedian hall of fame!

Author Scott Christianson ( ago)
how Dave wasn't totally freaked by that exchange I have no idea, Jarod Fogels "bro" in full force

Author Salty ( ago)
Damn this guy demands respect, irreplaceable.

Author nils4545 ( ago)
Dave Chapelle no longer have the motivation, that's the problem. I don't blame him though, being a family man takes everything out of you. And why work when you are getting older and already have millions? Funniest man alive still.

Author Via Ferrata ( ago)
Dave Chappelle has been such a great Comedian and I'm glad people are finally taking him serious when it comes to his political views and ideas.

Author Leroy Bradley ( ago)
somehow some of to you nimrods turned this into a socio-political commentary on leftist media? Really people give it a rest, watch the vid take it at face value, he's a friggin comedian!

Author SUNS DAILY CIRCUIT System Enclosed ( ago)
sounds like Dave Chappelle it doesn't really look like him.

Author EmceeIntricacy ( ago)
Chapelle's back on the puppet strings

Author unclerusty2 ( ago)
props to dave for not taking the sjw bait.

Author selfie kroos ( ago)
Who is the tranny interviewing Dave?

Author Garett Kobliuk ( ago)
Love the guy! So much respect!

Author Karl Thiecke ( ago)
I seems that main stream comedy, has become a poor form of political commentary.

Author Eric Systrom ( ago)
dave rules. his work got me through some tough times in my life. knowing his show would be on next week or a few days whatever was HOPE i would laugh again. love the man.

Author mrtensed ( ago)
lol this interviewer doesn't even know anything about Dave Chappelle, Dave spoke out in support of Trump in a comedic manner, not sure why the interviewer asked Dave if he sometimes wants to drop the comedy and speak seriously about Trump with an assumption that he would speak negatively about him.. Dave is a comedian, he makes jokes about everyone but based on the jokes he does about Trump I'd say he has a positive perception of Trump. But like most people, he is sick and tired of all the Trump talk.. Trump is the most well known President ever and the attention is for a mixed bag of reasons, hopefully MSM can ease off with the 24/7 constant coverage of him and do some reporting/journalism about other issues.

Author Moraco Mole ( ago)

Author Erik Baldwinson ( ago)
How long before the CBC crashes and burns and we all benefit because of it.

Author I know Putin is evil dictator and ( ago)
Trump is the best thing for comedy. He's just upset because he can't come up with good jokes about him. I saw his recent comedy... he's really fixated on identity politics lately.

Author papavalium ( ago)
Dave is smart enough that doing jokes 24/7 about Trump is about as dumb and boring as Hillary Clinton.

Author Bill Billiams ( ago)
Trump is the only thing keeping late night relevant. (Aside from Conan..)

Author r wat ( ago)
Dave Chappelle needs to visit Sunnyvale Trailer Park!

Author Ethatsm3 ( ago)
Nothing could make this interview worse than post editing the sound of the interviewer.

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