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What these trans comedians have to say about Dave Chappelle's jokes at their expense

CNN spoke with four trans comedians about what they think Chappelle got wrong in "The Closer." Three of the comedians said that by targeting trans people, his comedy has mutated into something meaner, more dated and less impactful.
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What these trans comedians have to say about Dave Chappelle's jokes

On a summer night in New York's Greenwich Village, standup Jaye McBride's energy was squirrelly and unpredictable as she stood a few feet from a full crowd at the Comedy Cellar.
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Netflix’s Dave Chappelle protestors get support from celebrities

Several celebrities, many of whom work with Netflix, shared messages of support and solidarity with the many employees who staged a...
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Dave Chappelle and 'The French Dispatch' show even the most gifted talent sometimes needs an editor

There's a popular assumption that gifted artists, left to their own devices, will create their best work, and that the intrusion of network suits or studio bosses only mucks up the process.
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Analysis: Dave Chappelle and 'The French Dispatch' show even the most gifted talent sometimes needs an editor

There's a popular assumption that gifted artists, left to their own devices, will create their best work, and that the intrusion of network suits or studio bosses only mucks up the process.
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What Dave Chappelle gets wrong about trans people and comedy

Dave Chappelle’s trans friend knew how to take a joke. So what?
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Bill Maher defends Dave Chappelle, knocks critics: 'Everyone needs to Netflix and chill the f--- out'

"Real Time" host Bill Maher offered a strong defense of fellow comedian Dave Chappelle amid the uproar over his Netflix special.
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Dave Chappelle is willing to meet with Netflix employees, but 'stands by his art'

"No more jokes about transgenders until we can all laugh together," Dave Chappelle says via his rep.
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Jon Stewart says Dave Chappelle Netflix controversy a result of 'miscommunication,' comic 'not a hurtful guy'

Jon Stewart is putting on his public relations cap in defense of longtime friend, comedian Dave Chappelle, who Stewart is adamant was...
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Netflix “Peaceful Protesters” Destroy Man’s “Jokes Are Funny” Sign, Commit Assault

America’s so-called “peaceful protesters” are at it again as a recent employee walkout at Netflix, which is due to a Dave Chappelle comedy special that “attacked trans people” and was allowed on the platform, resulted in a counter protester’s “Jokes Are Funny” sign being destroyed and his friend assaulted. The Netflix employee walkout and protest […]
Tags: Politics, Usa, Comedy, Lgbt, Censorship, International, America, Netflix, Feminism, Assault, Anime, Dave Chappelle, Peaceful Protest


Dave Chappelle Is Open To A Discussion With Netflix Employees Upset By ‘The Closer’

Comedian Dave Chappelle’s representatives have said he’s willing to talk to Netflix employees angered by his comedy special, The Closer....
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Funnier than "The Closer"?

This might actually be funnier than The Closer https://t.co/qfy2x5jOvt— Katie Herzog (@kittypurrzog) October 20, 2021 ADDED: The video in the tweet got removed, but here's other video of the same scene that I found: [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Chapelle Special Spurs Netflix Walkout; 'Trans Lives Matter'

Netflix employees walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle’s special and its anti-transgender comments.
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Netflix fired an employee who it says leaked information about Dave Chappelle's special

Netflix fired an employee for sharing "confidential, commercially sensitive information" outside of the company about Dave Chappelle's controversial stand-up special "The Closer," the company confirmed to CNN on Saturday. The employee leaked the information to Bloomberg, which published it in an article on Wednesday.
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Rose McGowan rails against Netflix employees for protesting Dave Chappelle's special: 'Fake activism'

Rose McGowan is weighing in on the ongoing controversy surrounding Netflix and Dave Chappelle's latest comedy special.
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Netflix is in the middle of a diversity crisis. Here's how experts say it could've avoided it.

Netflix's handling of employee complaints over Dave Chappelle's "The Closer" has spiraled into a full-blown controversy. Mathieu Bitton Dozens of Netflix workers walked out over the company's handling of a Dave Chappelle special. Netflix's CEO now says he made a mistake in how he handled complaints of transphobia. Leadership and diversity experts say there are key takeaways from the uproar. With its array of titles that highlight the experiences of people from underrepresen...
Tags: Hollywood, America, Trends, Netflix, Ted Sarandos, Wall Street Journal, Dave Chappelle, Coleman, Human Rights Campaign, Sean Coleman, Chappelle, Sarandos, Jonathan Van Ness, Marguerite Ward, Equitas Advisory Group, Henes


Netflix CEO Admits He 'Screwed Up' Response To Dave Chappelle Controversy, But Employees Still Engage In A Walkout

Netflix's co-CEO Ted Sarandos revealed to Variety on October 19 that he regrets his last comments about the fallout behind Dave Chapelle's latest comedy special, "The Closer," which has been criticized for being transphobic. He told the outlet:"Obviously, I screwed up that internal communication. I did that, and I screwed it up in two ways. First and foremost, I should have led with a lot more humanity. Meaning, I had a group of employees who were definitely feeling pain and hurt from a decision...
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Dave Chappelle Fans and Netflix Employees Clash During Walkout; Comedian Says He’ll Do 10-City U.S. Tour if Th

Ahead of the protest, trans employees and allies also provided a list of demands to their employer.
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Netflix is in the middle of a diversity crisis. Here's how experts say they could've avoided it.

Netflix's handling of employee complaints over Dave Chappelle's "The Closer" has spiraled into a full-blown controversy. Mathieu Bitton Dozens of Netflix workers walked out over the company's handling of a Dave Chappelle special. Netflix's CEO now admits he made a mistake in how he handled complaints of transphobia. Leadership and diversity experts say there are key takeaways from the uproar. With its array of titles that highlight the experiences of people from underrepre...
Tags: Hollywood, America, Trends, Netflix, Ted Sarandos, Wall Street Journal, Dave Chappelle, Coleman, Sean Coleman, Chappelle, Sarandos, Netlfix, Jonathan Van Ness, Marguerite Ward, Henes, Susan Harmeling


With His “Team TERF” Routine, Dave Chappelle Dishonors A Long Line Of Great Black Performers

Artists from Richard Pryor to Moms Mabley to Ma Rainey to Josephine Baker “took big risks to affirm LGBTQ people and be honest about their own sexuality. … Chappelle [is] doing something they never did — making a career of going after a group even more reviled than Black people.” – CNN
Tags: Art, Issues, Dave Chappelle, Richard Pryor, Ma Rainey, Chappelle, Josephine Baker


Leslie Jordan Conflicted Over Dave Chappelle Special and Netflix Controversy

Leslie Jordan is visibly conflicted over the conflict raging at Netflix over Dave Chappelle's latest special.
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Analysis: Netflix made a mess of the Chappelle controversy. It's a crisis of Netflix's own making

The Dave Chappelle comedy special, "The Closer," has thrust Netflix into its biggest crisis ever. It's a mess of the company's own making.
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Netflix made a mess of the Dave Chappelle controversy. It's a crisis of Netflix's own making

The Dave Chappelle comedy special, "The Closer," has thrust Netflix into its biggest crisis ever. It's a mess of the company's own making.
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Dave Chappelle insulted another audience no one mentions

Dave Chappelle's latest Netflix special may have attracted a barrage of criticism from the LGBTQ community, but there is another group that he has offended that no one mentions:
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As Netflix Employees Walk Out Over Dave Chappelle, Fans Voice Undying Support at Sold-Out London Gig

Dave Chappelle is planning a 10-city U.S. tour of his controversial Netflix special “The Closer” in the unlikely event that the streamer pulls the show, according to fans who attended a sold-out London gig on Wednesday evening. According to multiple attendees, Chappelle indicated that he would visit 10 cities across the U.S. to screen the […]
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Netflix employees protest 'transphobic' Dave Chappelle comedy show

Activists say the streaming giant's comedy special could fuel attacks on transgender people.
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Chapelle Special Spurs Netflix Walkout; 'Trans Lives Matter'

Netflix employees walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle’s special and its anti-transgender comments.
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Netflix employees join wave of tech activism with walkout over Chappelle controversy

Slew of walkouts by tech workers, unthinkable mere years ago, shows workers ‘now understand their labor power’, expert saysEmployees at Netflix halted work on Wednesday and staged a protest outside the company’s Los Gatos, California, headquarters to condemn the streaming platform’s handling of complaints against Dave Chappelle’s new special. The actions – which hundreds participated in – are the latest in a string of highly visible organizing efforts in the tech sector, as workers increasingly ...
Tags: Technology, Media, Activism, Film, California, Los Angeles, US news, Netflix, Transgender, Culture, Television industry, LGBT rights, US television industry, Dave Chappelle, Chappelle, Los Gatos California


Netflix Vehemently Disputes Fired Staffer’s Denial Of Leaking Dave Chappelle Payout Information

Netflix are strongly contesting the insistence today of a now fired staffer that they did not leak confidential financial information...
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Analysis: Dave Chappelle insulted another audience no one mentions

Dave Chappelle's latest Netflix special may have attracted a barrage of criticism from the LGBTQ community, but there is another group that he has offended that no one mentions:
Tags: News, Netflix, Stories, Dave Chappelle