He described Kanye as an "artist and a genius", adding: 'I think the angle he's seeing things from is about the division that he sees.
Kanye West became the butt of the joke on comedy show Saturday Night Live this weekend as Alec Baldwin helped to spoof the rapper's freaky meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Baldwin mused in the Trump sketch, before exclaiming, "Oh my god, he's black me!"
Returning show vet and Late Night with Seth Meyers host Seth Meyers devoted a healthy chunk of his opening monologue to the same subject, declaring that he isn't surprised to see Kanye West rendering people drop-jawed because he witnessed the lead-up to his infamous interruption of Taylor Swift's VMA acceptance speech two years before.
Former interim Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile tore into Kanye West on Sunday, accusing him of repeating "bad stereotypes about black people" during his recent White House visit. "It was embarrassing. That's the best I'm going to say", Brazile said during a roundtable discussion on ABC's "This Week".
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Chappelle claimed the real implications of the current administration would be felt after the fact, akin to the things you say to a family member during an argument. "It was nearly a relief to hear someone as reasonable as Kid Rock was in the White House". You know how hard it is to make Kid Rock the adult in the room?
Ice-T even suggested that West might have done more harm than good with the meeting.
Saturday Night Live airs Saturday at 11:35 ET/8:35 PT on NBC.