Dave Chappelle Set to Return as Host of ‘Saturday Evening Stay’


Comic Dave Chappelle is about to make a return go to as host of “Saturday Evening Stay,” taking the helm for the episode that may observe subsequent week’s mid-term elections.

“SNL” confirmed on-air Saturday that the controversial comic is on faucet to host the Nov. 12 version, which lands 4 days after the nation goes to the polls for federal, state and native elections.

Rap duo Black Star will be part of Chappelle as music visitor, NBC revealed.

Chappelle’s return follows the sample of him taking over post-election internet hosting duties set since his first go to to the present in 2016 and his return in 2020.

Chappelle stirred huge controversy in 2021 along with his Netflix particular “The Nearer,” which included homophobic and transphobic feedback that stirred anger inside Netflix. Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s co-CEO and chief content material officer, defended Chappelle’s proper to wade into incendiary territory however he wound up apologizing to Netflix workers for the tenor of his preliminary feedback after workers expressed outrage.

Chappelle has not provided a mea culpa.

In a video posted in October 2021, Chappelle remained unapologetic concerning the particular — which was accused of containing transphobic and homophobic remarks and led to a walkout at Netflix — saying: “I stated what I stated.”

“It’s been stated within the press that I used to be invited to talk to the transgender workers of Netflix and I refused. That isn’t true — if that they had invited me I’d have accepted it, though I’m confused about what we might be talking about,” Chappelle stated within the video. “I stated what I stated, and boy, I heard what you stated. My God, how might I not? You stated you need a secure working atmosphere at Netflix. It looks as if I’m the one one that may’t go to the workplace anymore.”


Dave Chappelle Set to Return as Host of ‘Saturday Evening Stay’


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