Tag: Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle Turns Down Theater Renaming At Alma Mater Amid Student Protests

Famed comedian Dave Chappelle went from being a man once applauded for turning down $50 million based on integrity to most recently dodging beef with the LGBTQIA+ community for his right to tell the jokes he wants, transphobic as they may come off. Following… Continue Reading “Dave Chappelle Turns Down Theater Renaming At Alma Mater Amid Student Protests”

Jerrod Carmichael Checks Dave Chappelle Over Trans Jokes: “Who The F*ck Are You?”

It’s been hard to watch Dave Chappelle turn into the villain of standup comedy following a months-long dispute with the transgender community over crass jokes made at their expense in his October 2021 Netflix special, The Closer. Fellow comedian Jerrod Carmichael, who recently used… Continue Reading “Jerrod Carmichael Checks Dave Chappelle Over Trans Jokes: “Who The F*ck Are You?””

Dave Chappelle & Chris Rock Hosted A Secret Comedy Show To Discuss Their Stage Attacks

It’s nothing quite like shared trauma to bring two people together, and comedic actors Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock had their twinning moment last night during a surprise comedy show in Los Angeles where they both spoke on their respective incidents of recently being… Continue Reading “Dave Chappelle & Chris Rock Hosted A Secret Comedy Show To Discuss Their Stage Attacks”

Comedian Dave Chapelle Attacked On Stage At The Netflix Is A Joke Fest [Video]

Source: Christian Vierig / Getty LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked on stage at the “Netflix is a Joke” Comedy Festival on Tuesday night (May 3rd). According to reports, Chappelle, 48 was rushed by the man… Continue Reading “Comedian Dave Chapelle Attacked On Stage At The Netflix Is A Joke Fest [Video]”

Theater Renaming At Dave Chappelle’s High School Delayed After Possible Student Protest

Duke Ellington School of the Arts high school was set to name its theater after Dave Chappelle but the event has been postponed by five months over threats of student protests in response to comedian’s latest Netflix special, The Closer. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US… Continue Reading “Theater Renaming At Dave Chappelle’s High School Delayed After Possible Student Protest”

Dave Chappelle Reps Says Comedian Is Open To Discuss Netflix Backlash That Lead To Employee Walkout

The saga of controversy that’s resulted from Dave Chappelle’s very viral Netflix standup special, The Closer, has practically been unfolding daily since it premiered just over two weeks ago. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. The backlash stems from jokes Chappelle… Continue Reading “Dave Chappelle Reps Says Comedian Is Open To Discuss Netflix Backlash That Lead To Employee Walkout”

Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos Admits He ‘Screwed Up’ When Defending Dave Chappelle’s New Special

Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos admits he “screwed up” with the handling of employee concerns over Dave Chapelle’s new stand-up special The Closer. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Last week, Sarandos defended the comedian in a memo to employees that said The Closer isn’t… Continue Reading “Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos Admits He ‘Screwed Up’ When Defending Dave Chappelle’s New Special”

Netflix Employees Plan Walkout Over CEO’s Support For Dave Chappelle’s ‘The Closer’

Veteran comedian Dave Chappelle has said some pretty wild things during his longstanding comedy career — season 1 of Chappelle’s Show speaks for itself! — but no one could’ve expected the backlash he’s been facing since making disparaging jokes at the expense of transgender… Continue Reading “Netflix Employees Plan Walkout Over CEO’s Support For Dave Chappelle’s ‘The Closer’”

Netflix Backs Chappelle Despite Criticism Over Trans Remarks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A top Netflix executive said Dave Chappelle’s special “The Closer” doesn’t cross “the line on hate” and will remain on the streaming service despite fallout over the comedian’s remarks about the transgender community. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE… Continue Reading “Netflix Backs Chappelle Despite Criticism Over Trans Remarks”

Dave Chappelle Stands Firm In Recent Netflix Special Controversy: “If This Is What Being Canceled Is Like, I Love It”

The Cancel Culture brigade might have met its match when it comes to unapologetically crass veteran comedian Dave Chappelle. Following the backlash he received for crude transgender and homophobic jokes in his new Netflix special The Closer, the stand-up icon has decided to not… Continue Reading “Dave Chappelle Stands Firm In Recent Netflix Special Controversy: “If This Is What Being Canceled Is Like, I Love It””