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‘SNL’ writers to ‘boycott’ Dave Chappelle’s return as host: report

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Dave Chappelle will host Saturday Night Live for the third time. The comedian has drawn increasing ire in recent years for making jokes aimed at transgender people. The outcry grew louder last fall when Netflix released a special in which he doubled down on his comments. Three trans-up comics told CNN they were disappointed by the jokes, even though they were once considered the inspiration for them.
Published 3 months ago · New York, United States

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