Dave Chapelle releases 8:46 special on YouTube after death of George Floyd

Comedian Dave Chapelle released a surprise special on YouTube Friday morning that focuses on the events surrounding the death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police.

Chapelle addresses the incident itself, the protests that followed, as well as the celebrities on all sides of the criminal justice debate.

“This is the streets talking. They don’t need me right now.” he says passionately at one point.

The special was filmed on June 6th. During the intro and throughout the show we see the audience socially distanced and wearing masks.

You can check out the special, which was released under the NetFlix brand, below.

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