Dave Chappelle Invited To Host Saturday Night Live, Writers Boycott

Saturday Night Live writers protest Dave Chappelle being invited to host show
Comedian Dave Chappelle arrives on stage at the Kennedy Center for the Mark Twain Award for American Humor on October 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. - This years' award recipient is comedian Dave Chappelle. (Photo by Alex Edelman / AFP) (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Sources told Page Six that some Saturday Night Live staff writers plan to boycott the sketch comedy show in protest to Dave Chappelle hosting the show this weekend.
  • The comedy superstar has come under fire for jokes about transgender and LGBTQ issues.
  • A rep for Chappelle said there was nothing to suggest a boycott during the writer’s meeting this week.

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