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. 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.

Despite all the controversy, many have come to Dave Chappelle’s defence and now it seems a trans comedian has as well. While speaking to TMZ, trans comedian Flame Monroe defend Chappelle as she stated that in the world of comedy, nothing is off-limit and that Chappelle’s special shouldn’t be taken off Netflix.

Flame stated that Dave Chappelle is ‘great’ and that he has brought people together in a way in order to have a dialogue which was necessary. Dave Chappelle also made it clear he is unapologetic regarding his transphobic comments and that is unlikely to change anytime soon from the looks of it.

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