Dave Chappelle on Kanye's support for Trump: 'He shouldn't say all that s---'
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Comedian Dave Chappelle says that rapper Kanye West needs to tone down his effusive praise of President TrumpDonald John TrumpProsecutors investigating Trump inaugural fund, pro-Trump super PAC for possible illegal foreign donations: NY Times George Conway: Why take Trump's word over prosecutors' if he 'lies about virtually everything' Federal judge says lawsuit over Trump travel ban waivers will proceed MORE

"I'm not mad at Kanye. That's my brother — I love him, I support him," Chapelle said in an interview with CNN's Van Jones that is set to air on Saturday and was given before West's Thursday Oval Office meeting with Trump. 
 
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"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."
 
Chapelle's comments came in response to questions about West's support of the president and his controversial statements about politics. 
 
Chapelle added that he thinks "the angle [West's] seeing things from is about the division that he sees."
 
"And — and he's not inconsistent with what he's saying," Chapelle said, before adding that he thinks some of the consequences from Trump's presidency won't come to pass until after Trump leaves office. 
 
On Thursday, West met with Trump at the White House in a meeting in which they discussed a variety of subjects, such as the prison system, the 13th Amendment and ways to improve life for African-Americans in inner cities. 
 
West, who donned a red "Make America Great Again" hat during the meeting, also said Trump may have been surprised that a "crazy motherf---er" like him would continually offer a public endorsement. 
 
West has been scrutinized over his vocal support of Trump and became the product of intense criticism after he went on a pro-Trump rant onstage following his appearance on "Saturday Night Live" last month.
 
Like West, Chappelle became the subject of controversy after asking people to "give Trump a chance" while hosting "SNL" shortly after Trump's election in 2016. 
 
Chappelle has since said that he regrets making the comment. 
 
"I was the first guy on TV to say 'Give Trump a chance.' I f---ed up. Sorry," Chappelle said in May 2017, according to The Hollywood Reporter.