Dave Chappelle opens up about escaping fame and returning home in rare interview

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12:56 p.m Friday, March 17, 2017 Homepage

Dave Chappelle walked away from his successful Comedy Central show 12 years ago at the height of its popularity and has since been living here in Yellow Springs and keeping a relatively low profile.

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Now, he is returning to TV with a new Netflix special. Watch the video above for a preview of Gayle King's rare, in-depth interview with Chappelle to air Monday, March 20, 2017 on "CBS This Morning."

“At the end of the day, ultimately, I feel good about what I did,” Chappelle told King. “It wasn’t easy. And I do not recommend it. But it worked for me.”

Screen grab from teaser promoting the comedian Dave Chappelle's two part comedy Netflix special.

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