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In Defense of Cancel Culture…and Dave Chappelle

Chappelle explained how he filmed a documentary during the pandemic that he desperately wants the public to see. But since the outcry over his special, he reported that “today, not a film company, not a movie studio, not a film festival. Nobody will touch this film.” After saying he is “more than willing” to give […]

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Dave Chappelle Responds to Backlash Over The Closer, Says He’ll Meet With Trans Netflix Employees but Won’t Bend to ‘Anybody’s Demands’

Dave Chappelle Responds to Backlash Over ‘The Closer,’ Says He’ll Meet With Trans Netflix Employees but Won’t Bend to ‘Anybody’s Demands’ Chappelle then went on to talk about the series of comedy shows he put on back in 2020 that boasted various notable comedians in attendance and the conversations that ensued as a result of […]

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Netflix Suspends Trans Employee Who Spoke Out Against Dave Chappelle’s Comedy Special on Twitter

Shortly after Field’s suspension, a Netflix spokesperson told the Verge in a statement: “It is absolutely untrue to say that we have suspended any employee for tweeting about this show. Our employees are encouraged to disagree openly and we support their right to do so.” G/O Media may get a commission Additionally, in an internal […]

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National Black Justice Coalition, GLAAD Call Out Dave Chappelle’s ‘Lazy and Hostile Transphobia and Homophobia’ Jokes in Latest Netflix Comedy Special

National Black Justice Coalition, GLAAD Call Out Dave Chappelle’s Transphobic and Homophobic Jokes However, while most find Chappelle’s comments derogatory and distasteful, the family of the late transgender comedian Daphne Dorman is coming to his defense. For context, towards the end of The Closer and after his LGTBQ+ remarks, Chappelle shared a story about his […]

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‘Comedians Have a Responsibility to Speak Recklessly’: Dave Chappelle’s Newest Comedy Special The Closer Lands at Netflix

Dave Chappelle’s Newest Comedy Special ‘The Closer’ Debuts on Netflix Previously, Netflix released a smaller teaser for the upcoming special in which Chappelle warns the audience: “Comedians have a responsibility to speak recklessly. Sometimes the funniest thing to say is mean. Remember, I’m not saying it to be mean: I’m saying it because it’s funny.” […]

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