Dave Chappelle did not hold back during his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live, calling President Donald Trump a "racist".
The comedian hosted the programme just hours after Joe Biden and Kamala Harris gave their respective victory speeches.
"This morning after the results came in, I got a text from a friend of mine in London," he said during his monologue. "And she said, 'The world feels like a safer place. Now that America has a new president.' And I said, 'That's great, but America doesn't."
Chappelle continued: "Do you guys remember what life was like before Covid? I do. There was a mass shooting every week. Anyone remember that? Thank God for Covid. Some had to lock these murderer whites up and keep them in the house all summer long."
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The comedian also touched on Americans who refused to wear a face mask to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
"I don't know why poor white people don't like wearing masks. What is the problem? You wear a mask at a klan rally. Wear it at a Walmart too," he joked.
And speaking about Donald Trump, Chappelle said: "Called the coronavirus the 'kung flu.' I see it you racist, hilarious son of a bitch."
Chappelle's monologue was praised on social media.