Dave Chappelle says the media 'twisted' Trump's words in the 'Access Hollywood' tapes

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Dave Chappelle has been fitting in stand-up sets leading up to his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live, covering topics ranging from Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump's Access Hollywood tapes to whether he'll even show up for his SNL gig.

During a set on Friday at New York's The Cutting Room, according to Observer, Chappelle admitted that he voted for Clinton, but "didn't feel good" about it. "She's going to be on a coin someday. And her behavior has not been coin-worthy," he told the crowd. "She's not right, and we all know she's not right."

He even speculated that Clinton herself leaked the Access Hollywoodhot-mic tapes to the media.

"What I heard on that tape was gross," he said. "But the way I got to hear it was even more gross. You know that came directly from Hillary."

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Chappelle continued that what Trump said didn't sound like "sexual assault" to him and said that the media "twisted" Trump's words. "He said, 'And when you're a star, they let you do it.' That phrase implies consent. I just don't like the way the media twisted that whole thing. Nobody questioned it."

The comedian added that the debate held after the tapes were released was "backward," saying a "gay white man and a white woman asking a multibillionaire how he knows the system is rigged and insisting it's not" just "didn't seem right" to him.

"And here's how you know Trump is the most gangsta candidate ever. They asked him how he knows the system is rigged, and he said, 'Because I take advantage of it.' He may as well have flashed his membership card for the Illuminati right then."

Of his SNL hosting debut on Nov. 12, Chappelle said that there's a chance he may decide not to make an appearance. "You know, there's a pool going on whether or not I show up. I got $100,000 that says I won't."

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