13 August 2017 8:11 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In the chaotic aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, few entertainment figures struck a calmer note than Dave Chappelle, who urged America in an “SNL” monologue to “give Trump a chance.” More recently, while promoting a series of standup performances at Radio City Music Hall by appearing on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” Chappelle revised his assessment of Trump by calling him “a bad DJ at a good party.”

However, in the August 12 edition of his 14-night residency at Radio City, Chappelle had a much more extreme assessment of the president in light of reports about the chaotic white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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“Tonight is different from all other nights because there’s a racist apocalypse going on in Charlottesville,” Chappelle said. He referred to his line from the Colbert interview and said he wanted to update it. »

- Eric Kohn

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