Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle won’t ‘bend to demands’ of ‘transgender community’ over ‘Closer’ controversy

Chappelle seemingly appeared unapologetic about his remarks, saying, “I said what I said.”

Dave Chappelle Willing to Discuss ‘The Closer’ With Trans Community, but Says He’s ‘Not Bending to Anybody’s Demands’

Dave Chappelle has spoken out about the controversy over his Netflix special “The Closer” in a new stand-up video, saying that he is willing to meet with transgender…

Dave Chappelle to Tour The Closer If the Controversial Special Gets Pulled from Netflix

Controversial comedian Dave Chappelle will be taking his latest comedy special on the road if it gets pulled from Netflix. This month, Chappelle debuted the new special, dubbed…

Ted Sarandos Says ‘I Screwed Up’ as Netflix Walkout Escalates, But Chappelle Will Stay

Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos has reevaluated his initial response to employees who were offended by Dave Chappelle’s comedy special, The Closer, then further outraged by the response from…

Trans Employee Who Criticized Netflix’s Release of Dave Chappelle Special Says ‘It Was Never About Dave’

Terra Field, a trans Netflix employee who denounced Dave Chappelle’s “attacks [on] the trans community” in his new special “The Closer,” has elaborated on her criticism of the…

Netflix Talent to Support Employee Protest of Dave Chappelle

A rally in support of the Netflix trans employee walkout on Oct. 20, dubbed “Stand Up in Solidarity,” will present co-CEO Ted Sarandos with a list of “firm…

Australian Comedian Hannah Gadsby Attacks Ted Sarandos After Being Referenced in Dave Chappelle Memo

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has spoken out strongly against Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos after being referenced in his memo defending Dave Chappelle. “Adults can watch violence, assault and…

Ted Sarandos and Dave Chappelle Are Missing the Criticism’s Point (Column)

The second memo that Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos issued to Netflix staff about Dave Chappelle and stand-up comedy only proves that he doesn’t understand why people are actually…

Ted Sarandos Doubles Down on Dave Chappelle Defense: ‘Content Doesn’t Directly Translate to Real-World Harm’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos sent a lengthy missive to the entire company following the mounting controversy around a new original special from comic Dave Chappelle. After addressing top…

Netflix Trans Employees and Allies Plan Walkout in Protest of Dave Chappelle Special

Trans employees and allies at Netflix are planning a walkout on Wednesday, Oct. 20 in protest of CEO Ted Sarandos’ comments regarding Dave Chappelle’s new special “The Closer,”…

WWE’s Bella Twins Podcast Will Relaunch on Stitcher, iHeartRadio Podcast Awards 2022 Nominees Announced (Podcast News Roundup)

In today’s podcast news roundup, Stitcher lands “The Bellas Podcast”; the 2022 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards nominees have been announced; Cadence13 announces an investigative docuseries on Victoria’s Secret; and…

Transgender Netflix workers plan walkout over Dave Chappelle controversy

“Netflix has continually failed to show deep care in our mission to Entertain the World by repeatedly releasing content that harms the Trans community,” a trans employee group said.