“I was the first guy on TV to say, ‘Give Trump a chance.’ I f―ked up. Sorry,” the funnyman said Monday night at the Robin Hood Foundation benefit in the Big Apple, according to MSNBC’s Willie Geist.
Chappelle hosted the first “Saturday Night Live” after Trump was elected, and urged viewers to cut the commander-in-chief some slack.
“I’m wishing Donald Trump luck. And I’m going to give him a chance, and we, the historically disenfranchised, demand that he give us one too,” he said in January.