Dave Chappelle regrets suggesting that Americans should give Donald Trump a chance while hosting the first post-2016 election episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” in November.
The comedian made the apology during a dinner benefiting Robin Hood, the nonprofit organization that fights poverty in New York City, on Monday.
“I was the first guy on TV to say, ‘Give Trump a chance.’ I f—ed up. Sorry,” Chappelle said, according to MSNBC and “Today” cohost Willie Geist, who was also at the event.
On “SNL,” Chappelle, who was making his hosting debut on the sketch show, approached Trump’s win with hope.
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