Dave Chappelle says he never responded to a text message from Bob Saget before his passing, earlier this week. Chappelle reflected on the late comedian's death during a recent stand-up set at the Peppermint Club in West Hollywood.
“I didn’t see Bob coming,” Chappelle said in a video published by TMZ. “Man, he just texted me, and I saw the text yesterday, and I never texted him back ’cause I was just busy."
“It happens,” he admitted. “I’m just saying this to remind you: These moments are precious.”
Saget died in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida on January 9. While the cause of death has not been determined, investigators have ruled out foul play and drug use.
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Later in his set, Chappelle commented on the backlash he's received from the LGBTQ+ community and shut down a fan who tried to start beef.
“Fuck them, Dave,” the heckler yelled out.
Chappelle cut the man off: “No, bro, let me tell you something else. I’m not in a battle with the transgender community. That’s ridiculous. I do not blame the Ls, the Gs, the Bs, or the Ts."
"Blame the Jews!” he joked. “Somebody else’s fault. Marching for the Netflix.”