D.L. Hughley Wonders Why Cops Who Beat Tyre Nichols Obtained Arrested So Quick

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Following Trevor Noah’s departure last month, The Day by day Present has welcomed a collection of visitor hosts over these first few weeks of 2023 together with Leslie Jones who took on a bizarrely erotic statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Wanda Sykes who went after Donald Trump over his significantly unhinged eulogy for Diamond of MAGA duo Diamond and Silk.

However as hilarious as each girls managed to be throughout their weeks behind the desk, neither confronted the problem that comic D.L. Hughley was met with when he took the reins Monday evening.

“I’m positive a lot of you will have heard by now {that a} younger Black man in Memphis was pulled over by the police and all of us noticed the way it went down,” Hughley stated earlier than reducing to clips from the video, launched Friday, of 5 officers beating Tyre Nichols that speaking heads on cable information known as “stunning.”

“You already know who wasn’t shocked by that? Black individuals,” the host responded. “The one individuals who have been shocked by which can be folks that haven’t been paying consideration. However for us, that’s similar to a flashback.” His first actual joke of the present got here when he in contrast it “watching a porno and going, ‘He’s going to stay that the place?!’”

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The one factor Hughley stated he did discover “stunning” was “how briskly these cops bought arrested,” including, “They bought arrested so quick they didn’t even give us time to riot!” Because the faces of the 5 Black cops appeared on the display beside him, he added, “I’ve gotta marvel why. There’s one thing about them that appears fast-arrest worthy. I can’t put my finger on it, however I need to arrest them myself.”

Later, Hughley was joined by Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr., who sounded off on the “elite unit” referred to as the Scorpions that carried out the violent beating. “How about police type an elite unit that’s particularly skilled to not kill Black individuals?” he requested.

For extra, take heed to Roy Wooden Jr. on The Last Laugh podcast.

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