He took some time to talk about a Q&A he took part in where a series of students from the school explained to him just why his words were offensive.
These kids said everything about gender, and this and that and the other, but they didn’t say anything about art," he explained.
Rather than take their criticism to heart, he instead said they all got it wrong and that, in fact, their criticisms were attacking his personal "freedom of artistic expression.
The more you say I can’t say something, the more urgent it is for me to say it," Chappelle insisted.
He said that it is important to fight for and protect that freedom, not just for him but for "everyone else who endeavors in our noble, noble professions.
Chappelle's "The Closer" was released on October 5 and included statements like "gender is a fact.
In our country, you can shoot and kill a [n-word], but you better not hurt a gay person’s feelings," he ranted in the special.