Tag: TED SARANDOS

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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Dave Chappelle Reps Says Comedian Is Open To Discuss Netflix Backlash That Lead To Employee Walkout

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Al Seib / Getty The saga of controversy that’s resulted from Dave Chappelle’s very viral Netflix standup special, “The Closer,” has practically been unfolding daily since it premiered just over two weeks ago. The backlash stems from jokes Chappelle made that many people in the LGBTQ+ community deemed as transphobic, leading […]

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‘Dave Is Listening,’ Says Chappelle’s Rep—but Is He Really Ready for Dialogue?

Dave Chappelle’s Rep Says He’s Listening, but Is He Really Ready for Dialogue? Whether or not Chappelle comes to the table with his rightfully concerned critics remains to be seen; but as the fight for more accountability continues, undoubtedly, so too will this crucial conversation. Advertisement    

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Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos Admits He ‘Screwed Up’ With His Dave Chappelle Response But That His ‘Stance Hasn’t Changed’

The last two weeks have seen a furor erupt around the Dave Chappelle’s latest Netflix stand-up special, The Closer. It’s the fourth such show where he’s devoted a chunk of space to jokes about the trans community, which have enraged the company’s trans employees as well as other comics whose specials have aired on the […]

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Netflix Top Brass Is Still Trying To Defend Dave Chappelle’s New Special As Its Employees Revolt

Netflix hasn’t had a great week. On one hand, one of their newest programs, Dave Chappelle’s latest stand-up special The Closer, is the talk of the town. On the other, a lot of that talk is negative, and it’s even coming from their employees. The beloved comic once again went off on the LGTBQ+ community, […]

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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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