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While the actor & comedian continues to stand by his words (and Netflix has his back as self-proclaimed defenders of free speech when it comes to comedy and a streamer that does pretty well having him in their line-up), Dave Chappelle has also faced backlash by many who consider his words to be more hate[...]
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If anyone thinks that Ted Sarandos has changed the streaming service's position when it comes to its position on defending the artistic freedom of comedians like Dave Chappelle and Ricky Gervais, the Netflix co-CEO made it clear in an interview with The New York Times that it hasn't In fact, Sarandos used some of his[...]
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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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Less than 24-hours after Dave Chappelle was attacked during his "Netflix is a Joke" comedy festival set at the Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday night, we have details on the suspect who was arrested But before we get to that, we have a statement from the actor/comedian via his representative Carla Sims, who offered this to The[...]
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On Tuesday night, comedian/actor Dave Chappelle was attacked during his "Netflix is a Joke" comedy festival set at the Hollywood Bowl Though video footage of the incident is scarce due to the event requiring attendees to have their phones locked away during the show But based on on-the-scene reporting and some video snippets that have[...]
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Anthony Fauci and other medical experts: "They don't know a lot about anything"? Of course not! Because Maher (like I've said in the past about Rogan and comedian Dave Chappelle) has an ego that cannot concede that there are those smarter than him It happens when an ego is fed so often that it begins[...]
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Bio) reignited the Dave Chappelle/Netflix controversy on New Year's Eve, posting photos of himself visiting Chappelle during one of his performances and even doing a guest set for Chappelle Seen as a supporter & ally of the LGBTQ community, fans called out Oswalt for still choosing to support Chappelle in light of what were seen[...]
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Slightly less than three weeks after comedian Dave Chappelle offered to meet with members of the trans community over controversial comments he made during his Netflix stand-up special The Closer as long as his "conditions" are met, we're still not quite sure where things stand with that One thing we do know is that if[...]
Chappelle, Joe Rogen & Bill Maher: Just Old Men Yelling at Clouds
In a Bloomberg news report, leaked Netflix documents show Dave Chappelle's 2019 stand-up special Sticks and Stones cost the streamer $23.6M, while 2021's The Closer hit the streamer for $24.1M The report also showed Sticks and Stones cost Netflix more than the value created (with an "impact value" of just $19.4M) When the streamer factored[...]
Our line-up of news & opinion topics for today include Peacock's Psych 3: This Is Gus, BBC's Doctor Who, Netflix & Dave Chappelle, USA Network's WWE Raw, FX's American Horror Story: DF "Part 2 Death Valley," "Star Trek" & George Takei, The CW's Supergirl & Nancy Drew, and more! Images: Peacock's Psych 3: This Is Gus,[...]
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Update V: Emmy-winning comedian Hannah Gadsby made it painfully clear how they felt about the growing controversy surrounding comments made by comedian Dave Chappelle in his latest Netflix special The Closer and having their name referenced by Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos in an email to staff earlier this week defending the streamer's decision to keep the[...]
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Update: Following up on reports earlier today that Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos had expressed his & the streamer's support for comedian Dave Chappelle and his stand-up special The Closer (original reporting below), Variety reports that Netflix suspended three employees for attempting to attend the streamer's quarterly business review, a two-day event attended by the top 500[...]
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Last week, we reported on how Dave Chappelle was facing backlash for comments he made during his recent Netflix stand-up special The Closer Many on social media & within the LGBTQ+ community as well a number of LGBTQ+-supporting organizations (GLAAD, National Black Justice Coalition & others) are demanding that the streaming service pull the special[...]