Netflix Employee Fired For Leaking Financial Info About Chappelle Special

  Update 10/16/2021 11:20am: The backlash Dave Chappelle has been facing since the release of his comedy special ‘The Closer’ has reportedly created issues in the Netflix offices. Recently, an employee was fired after they leaked confidential fiscal information related to Chappelle’s comedy special. The company released a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, saying, “We have let go of an employee for sharing confidential, commercially sensitive information outside the company. We understand this employee may have been motivated by disappointment and hurt with Netflix, but maintaining a culture of trust and transparency…

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DAVE CHAPPELLE Trans Comic Flame Monroe BACKS HIS RIGHT TO JOKE OVER LGBT

https://www.tmz.com/videos/2021-10-11-101121-flame-monroe-1268003/ Dave Chappelle cracking jokes over the LGBTQ+ community is fair game, and should NOT be censored in the slightest — so says a transgender comedian, who’s backing the dude.   Flame Monroe — a Black trans comic — tells TMZ she’s not in favor of taking Dave’s new Netflix special, “The Closer,” off the service … because she says in the world of comedy, nothing is off-limits — and she simply doesn’t believe in censoring standups. It’s very interesting Obviously, Flame has a multi-dimensional perspective to offer — from race to…

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‘Good Times’ actor Jimmie Walker says cancel culture will be ‘really rough’ on comedy in coming years

The actor also weighed in on Dave Chappelle’s latest Netflix controversy     EXCLUSIVE: “Good Times” actor Jimmie Walker believes cancel culture is certainly having an impact on the comedy industry. The 74-year-old actor and comedian spoke about today’s increasingly sensitive climate and just what it means for comedians performing standup who are now left wondering if one wrong joke could ruin their careers. “I think that comedy is going to be really rough for the next few years,” Walker said. He also shared whether or not he thinks comedy icon Dave Chappelle will suffer following the…

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National Black Justice Coalition Calls for Netflix to Pull New Chappelle Special

Legendary comedian Dave Chappelle is under fire for comments about the LGBTQ+ community during his latest Netflix special, The Closer.  The National Black Justice Coalition is now asking Netflix to pull The Closer from its platform. “It is deeply disappointing that Netflix allowed Dave Chappelle’s lazy and hostile transphobia and homophobia to air on its platform,” said NBJC executive director David Johns. “With 2021 on track to be the deadliest year on record for transgender people in the United States — the majority of whom are Black transgender people — Netflix should…

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DAVE CHAPPELLE MOCKS CANCEL CULTURE AMID CONTROVERSY … Celebs Cheer at Hollywood Bowl

“If this is what being canceled is like, I love it.” That’s how Dave Chappelle greeted the audience Thursday night at the star-studded screening of his new documentary at L.A.’s Hollywood Bowl … after receiving a standing ovation despite the swirling controversy over his new Netflix special, “The Closer.” Dave also railed on Twitter, the media and “all these stupid-ass networks” to the celeb-packed crowd that included Brad Pitt, Tiffany Haddish, Donnell Rawlings and more … saying, “I’m not talking to them. I’m talking to you. This is real life.” Along with Chappelle dismissing cancel culture…

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DAVE CHAPPELLE Controversial LGBTQ Comments In Netflix Special … IT’S NO SKIN OFF MY NOSE!!!

Dave Chappelle couldn’t care less what anyone thinks about his controversial LGBTQ comments in his Netflix stand-up special … Dude’s all smiles.   The comedian hit up Peppermint Club in Hollywood Wednesday night where he performed … and a throng of paps got him and his entourage on their way out. Dave’s chill despite feeling the heat following his latest stand-up special, “The Closer.” STARS AT CHAPPELLE’S STAND-UPLAUNCH GALLERY Backgrid The photogs are peppering him with questions about the blowback over his comments about the LGBTQ community, but he doesn’t answer.…

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Chappelle’s Show Back On Netflix After Deal Reached to Pay Dave Chappelle ‘Millions of Dollars’ in Licensing Fees

© Provided by Mediaite Dave Chappelle Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images. Comedian Dave Chappelle has won a major victory this week, securing a lucrative streaming licensing deal for Chappelle’s Show, his Comedy Central cult hit that ran on the network from 2003 to 2006, despite the fact that he had no contractual rights to get paid. According to the New York Times, when Chappelle originally signed the contract with Comedy Central, he was a “broke, expectant father” and was desperate for money, willingly to sign what he called a “raw deal” and lose out on…

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Dave Chappelle Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19

According to TMZ, comedic legend Dave Chappelle has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Sources close to Chappelle have indicated he is currently quarantining and hasn’t experienced any symptoms up to this point. As a result of Chappelle’s positive test, the remaining shows he was set to perform in Austin, TX, were canceled. Chappelle had already performed on Wednesday in what was supposed to be the first of five shows. Two of those nights were slated to feature Joe Rogan, but instead, the venue is now issuing refunds for the remaining…

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