Chappelle admitted he was baffled by all the commotion.
“No one is awake enough,” Rogan said. “They can’t appreciate the fact that you’re dealing with one of the brightest men who ever existed.”
Chappelle recalled his interactions with the CEO of Tesla, describing him as “incredibly nice”.
“I teased him that he was the richest man in the world, and he took it in a good mood,” Chappelle said. “What’s funny, I hung out with him years ago, after I quit Chappelle show. … We hung out on a tour bus, and he said to me that night… “I’ve met you before.” I’m like, ‘Well, I have no recollection.’ He looked a little hurt.
Chappelle suggested that he understood why some people were put off by Musk’s behavior.
“Like you said, no one can be awake enough,” the comedian said. “I’m torn, because I love a warrior for a good cause, but I’m really into tactics. You will not make people behave… In fact, if you continue with this tone, even if you are right, you will be very difficult to hear.