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Donald Glover claims Chevy Chase called him the ‘n-word’ on set

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during an appearance at the Writers Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. The funnyman, 39, took to the stage to present an award to writer/ producer Paul Simms, where he referenced his infamous showbiz beef with Chase, 79.

Glover has previously accused Chase of making “racial cracks” while they were filming “Community” together, saying the “Caddyshack” star once said to him: “People think you’re funnier because you’re black.” It’s also been reported that Chase used the n-word on the set of the sitcom.

During Sunday night’s award show, Glover claimed that Chase directed the slur at him. While presenting the award to Sims he stated: “This award was named after Herb Sargent, a writer who worked on ‘Saturday Night Live’ and came up with ‘Weekend Update’ with Chevy Chase.

Chevy Chase once called Herb one of the funniest writers working in television. And Chevy Chase once called me… you know, this is about Paul.”Glover also told the crowd of how he met Simms on set of the HBO comedy “Girls,” created by Lena Dunham. “I was on the set of ‘Girls’ after filming a sex scene for like eight hours — which they cut down to two minutes,” Glover stated. “I’ve never seen the rest of the footage.”“Afterwards, I asked Lena [Dunham], ‘Yo, what made you decide to work with Paul?’” And she goes ‘Honestly, this n — lets me do whatever I want.’ I remember thinking two things: One, Lena is using the N-word extremely liberally.

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