Dave Chappelle needs no introductions as far as being a stand-up comedian are concerned as his range of comedies and impeccable timing has helped him find a large fanbase.
Dave Chappelle’s latest special on Netflix, called ‘The Closer,’ dropped on the streaming platform back on October 5th. The special certainly did not have a very eventful release from the looks of it.
The National Black Justice Coalition called on Netflix to remove Dave Chappelle’s special from the streaming platform for Chappelle’s harmful and transphobic remarks against the trans community.
While heading out of the Peppermint Club after a recent performance there, Dave Chappelle was asked about the backlash he received for his special. Chappelle made it clear he was unapologetic about what he said.
“In our country, you can shoot and kill a n****, but you better not hurt a gay person’s feelings. And this is precisely the disparity that I wish to discuss.”
Chappelle added that “Gender is a fact” because “every human being in this room, every human being on earth, had to pass through the legs of a woman to be on Earth.” It is likely even more backlash will follow after what he said but it is unlikely Dave Chappelle will ever care.
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