Dave Chapelle Is Avoiding Rachel Dolezal Jokes Because No One Else Is


Dave Chappelle is notorious for his racially-charged humor.

On "Chappelle's Show," the comedian mounted excellent sketches such as "Racial Draft" and those featuring Clayton Bigsby, a blind member of the KKK who also happens to be black.

However, when it comes to Rachel Dolezal, Chappelle isn't going to crack any jokes anytime soon.

Dolezal is a white woman who has been accused of posing as a black woman by her parents after years of "pretending." Today, she resigned as president of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, WA.

Chappelle said,

Chappelle is also hesitant to comment on the situation in his comedy act because he knows everyone else will be doing it.

He said,

If Dave Chappelle doesn't want to talk about this hot-button issue before all the facts are released, maybe we all should hold off as well.

Citations: Dave Chappelle Wont Be Making Jokes About Rachel Dolezal Anytime Soon (The Washington Post)