Dave Chappelle returns with two new stand-up specials on March 21, his first in 12 years. And as Netflix’ first trailer proves, the comedy legend hasn’t stopped courting controversy with his jokes.
“You know, I’ve met O.J. Simpson,” Chappelle said onstage. “He shook my hand. Standing beside him, his soon-to-be slain wife. She hugs me, and goes, ‘Good luck to you.’ And I whispered in her ear, “(Expletive), are you trying to get us both killed?'”
The trailer contains previously-unseen footage from two Chappelle comedy shows at Austin City Limits and the Hollywood Palladium, to be released simultaneously by Netflix.
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Elsewhere in the trailer, Chappelle jokes about the demographics of health trends and his questionable YouTube viewing patterns. “All manner of things kill white people, but you know what kills more black people more than anything, more than police and terrorism? Salt…regular (expletive) table salt,” he said.
“Now ISIS is number one on the terrorist charts. If ISIS catches you, they’re going to cut your head off. I’ve seen them do it on YouTube. ‘Don’t like.'”