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Dave Chappelle, Who Defends Kanye, Also Got Called ‘Crazy’ For Bucking the System



Comedian Dave Chappelle is strongly defending Kanye West as an artist, even though Chappelle does not support President Donald Trump. But perhaps Dave Chappelle can relate to Kanye, considering how Chappelle was smeared for standing up to Hollywood more than a decade ago.

“I’m not mad at Kanye. That’s my brother — I love him, I support him,” Chapelle said on CNN. The comedian repudiated his past remark that Americans should give President Trump a chance, but he did not back away from his support for Kanye West, who donned a MAGA hat in the White House.

“But, you know, I don’t have to agree with everything that he says … I just trust him as a person of intent. But yeah, he shouldn’t say all that shit.”

Kanye West faces a similar situation in the mainstream media to Dave Chappelle, who walked out of his $50 million Comedy Central contract to travel to Africa.

We reported during Kanye’s initial pro-Trump breakthrough in March: The daytime women’s empowerment hosts on corporate broadcast networks are straining to paint Kanye West as mentally ill because he has freed himself of liberal chains and embraced the excellence of President Donald Trump.

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Kanye West’s transformational thought-breakout is inspiring Trump supporters around the country and the world, and emboldening new conservatives and free-thinking people to speak out.

But on Wednesday’s “The Talk,” on CBS, the hosts viciously smeared Kanye West, with one of the pabulum-spewers choking out crocodile tears in front of her brain-dead audience to convince Kanye to get help.

Sheryl Underwood said that Kanye West “looks like a man in crisis” and “a train wreck” and compared him to Peter Finch’s character in Network as the other hostesses pretended to be concerned about his mental health. The host Julie Chen asked if Kanye being “off his meds” is an excuse for the things he’s said, including that slavery was a choice and that we can now break out of our mental prisons and embrace higher consciousness.

Where did this mental illness narrative start? In the Fake News Washington Post, of course, in Molly Robert’s hit piece on Kanye calling him an “alt-right darling”: “It’s easy to cast West as just another lost man seduced by the far right’s promise to provide a sense of purpose. All that pseudo-philosophy does suggest a preoccupation with the sort of existential problems figures such as psychologist Jordan Peterson, who has become a surprise lifestyle guru, claim they can solve. It’s also possible to connect West’s eccentric behavior on Twitter — this isn’t the first time his forays into politics have discomfited some fans — to the mental-health struggles that led to his 2017 hospitalization.”

This is the same tactic they used on Dave Chappelle. Here’s Chappelle’s fellow comedian Katt Williams explaining the bargain they gave to Chappelle, whereby media executives told him that they would smear him as a crackhead during contract negotiations.

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