Donald Glover and Dan Harmon Say Chevy Chase Regularly Made Racist Jokes During ‘Community’ Filming

IndieWire | 2/26/2018 | Staff
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Chevy Chase has been called difficult to work with in the past, but a new profile on Donald Glover in The New Yorker (via SPIN) alleges the former “Saturday Night Live” star repeatedly made racist jokes to Glover while filming “Community.” According to the profile, which includes interviews with both Glover and “Community” creator Dan Harmon, Chase “often tried to disrupt” his scenes opposite Glover and made “racial cracks between takes,” one of which was the following: “People think you’re funnier because you’re black.”

“Chevy was the first to realize how immensely gifted Donald was, and the way he expressed his jealousy was to try to throw Donald off,” “Community” creator Dan Harmon told The New Yorker. “I remember apologizing to Donald after a particularly rough night of Chevy’s non-P.C. verbiage, and Donald said, ‘I don’t even worry about it.’”

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