As a stand-up comedian, Dave Chappelle does not need an introduction, as his broad range of material and impeccable timing have made him a huge success. Amid his affordable housing controversy, Dave Chappelle has again hit the headlines. Netflix recently stood up for Dave Chappelle and announced a new comedy from him.
Netflix is turning the page on Dave Chappelle’s ‘Closer’ scandal by sticking with him and releasing new comedy specials with his imprint all over them. On Friday, Dave and the streaming platform unveiled “Chappelle’s Home Team,” a new standup comedy series focusing on DC’s hand-picked comics. The Earthquake will be featured in the first of four episodes, which will be released on February 28.
According to TMZ, last year, when LGBTQ groups and others accused Chappelle of transphobia and conducted several rallies at Netflix HQ, Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos refused to delete “The Closer.”
Sarandos stated that the corporation fully supports all comedians’ right to self-expression and that he stands by Dave. The new specials are evidence of that ongoing collaboration, which has proven to be incredibly successful for both sides.
According to a report, since 2016, Dave published ten stand-up specials on Netflix, grossing over $200 million. While Dave won’t be performing stand-up in the upcoming specials, he will be executive producing them and performing the intros. The second episode features Donnell Rawlings, another of DC’s close friends, who has opened for Dave on the tour after the Earthquake.
Are you looking look forward to watching Dave on the show? Fans won’t have to wait long; it’s set to be released with a roar. Stay tuned to Thirsty for more information.
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