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While Dave Chappelle takes part in a live AMA (as of this writing) to discuss his being attacked on stage during a set on Tuesday night at the Hollywood Bowl, the actor/comedian's attacker was pleading not guilty to four misdemeanor counts Initially booked on "suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon," the 23-year-old Isaiah Lee[...]
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On Thursday night, Dave Chappelle took the Comedy Store stage in Los Angeles for a "secret show" that included Kim Kardashian and Sean "Diddy" Combs in attendance And we'll give you three guesses as to what the main (but not only) topic of the night was Joined on stage by Chris Rock early into his[...]
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Less than 24-hours after 23-year-old Isaiah Lee was taken into custody by police for assaulting Dave Chappelle with a deadly weapon (a plastic replica gun containing a knife blade, based on a Los Angeles Police Department statement) during his "Netflix is a Joke" comedy festival set at the Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday night, The Los[...]
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Earlier this week, BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg waded into the Dave Chappelle/Netflix controversy by questioning the streamer's "hands-off" policy regarding Chappelle's stand-up special The Closer and comments made by the comedian During it Now, Star Trek: The Next Generation & "The Ready Room" podcast host Wil Wheaton is calling out Netflix not just for[...]
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If there's anyone who's earned the streaming street cred to wade into the Dave Chappelle/Netflix controversy, it would be Raphael Bob-Waksberg, the creator of BoJack Horseman (the show that forced the streamer to rewrite their rules when it comes to its Originals) And that's exactly what he did on Tuesday night, taking to Twitter to[...]
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A little less than two weeks after it was reported that Dave Chappelle's scheduled November 23rd appearance at his former high school in Washington D.C for a fundraiser had been postponed over concerns for student protests and walkouts, the comedian made a surprise visit to Duke Ellington School of the Arts on Tuesday to address[...]
It gives us fodder and gives us something to talk about." Which brought the conversation to the topic of comedian Dave Chappelle and his recent Netflix special. Dave Chappelle – Image: Screencap The duo would be asked for their thoughts on the controversy surrounding Chappelle's stand-up special The Closer and how the streamer handled the matter[...]
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Standing by The Closer while responding to those who've called him out for comments made during his Netflix stand-up special as being offensive to the trans community in particular and the LGBTQIA community overall, Dave Chappelle has posted a new stand-up video clip addressing the controversy And after the last several weeks saw firings, suspensions,[...]
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October 22, 2021 / 4:05 pm Update: Less than 48 hours after Team Trans* led a Netflix employee walkout in response to Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos defending comedian Dave Chappelle and The Closer against calls to have his stand-up special removed over comments many in the LGBTQ and ally communities found offensive, it would appear Chappelle[...]
Netflix Employees Walkout Over Response to Chappelle Special
Late Wednesday morning, employees at the Netflix main office on Vine Street in Hollywood staged a walkout in protest of jokes against the Transgender community in Dave Chappelle's latest comedy special The Closer, and how Netflix has handled the controversy Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos is under fire from Trans employees and activists over inaction to[...]
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On Wednesday, Team Trans* led a Netflix employee walkout in response to Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos defending comedian Dave Chappelle and his Netflix special The Closer against calls to have the special removed over comments that many in the LGBTQ and ally communities found offensive As posted earlier by activist Ashlee Marie Preston, "Stand Up[...]
Our line-up of news & opinion topics for today include a Dave Chappelle-Netflix update, ABC's LA Law, STARZ's The Continental/Mel Gibson, Amazon's Good Omens 2, The CW's Smallville, HBO's The Last of Us, Hulu's Hit-Monkey, Vice TV's Dark Side of the Ring, and more! And then we wrap things up with our review of Paramount+'s[...]
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Update VII: Last week saw employee suspensions, reinstatements, a termination, and Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos having to defend comedian Dave Chappelle and his Netflix special The Closer against calls to have the stand-up special removed over comments that many in the LGBTQ and ally communities found offensive This week, the growing controversy goes very public[...]
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Update VI: Only hours after Emmy-winning comedian Hannah Gadsby blasted comedian Dave Chappelle for comments he made in his latest Netflix special The Closer Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos for using her name in an email to staff defending the streamer's decision to keep the special streaming, another chapter in the controversy has opened up[...]
Our line-up of news & opinion topics for today include Netflix & Dave Chappelle special The Closer, Netflix's Squid Game, Amazon's The Wheel of Time, NBC's Saturday Night Live, BBC's Doctor Who, SYFY & USA Network's Chucky, Vice TV's Dark Side of the Ring, ABC's Big Sky & a ton more! Images: Netflix & Dave Chappelle[...]