Dave Chappelle will be working again for Netflix. He was in the news for all the wrong reasons recently. Chappelle’s comedy show on Netflix drew a series of protests. Chappell is a well-known comedian known for his stand-up stints. Apart from being a comedian, he has also proved his worth as an actor. Chappell enjoyed his share of recognition with several accolades to boast of.
What was supposed to be a light-hearted comedy show, is now the center of controversy. The show by Dave Chappelle has been accused of being transphobic. Several transgender activists have carried out protests outside the headquarters of Netflix. This was followed by a large number of staff walking out of Netflix. The walkout was conducted by the
“Team Trans”. The team ensured the well-being of transgenders both mentally and physically.
Dave Chappelle was brutally criticized by the activists. “The Closer” had several comments directed at transgenders which were insulting. However, following the outrage, things are coming back to normal. Netflix has announced its interest in working with the star again. Let us learn more about the incident in detail below.
Dave Chappelle To Appear In New Netflix Show
The bad days seem to be over for Dave Chappelle. His actions made Netflix face huge criticism earlier. In a recent announcement, Netflix confirmed to be working with Chappelle again. The streaming platform unveiled its new show recently. The show is an eleven-day stand-up marathon called “Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival”.
The show will include over one hundred and thirty artists. Dave Chappelle has been confirmed to be appearing in the show as well. The show was initially scheduled for 2020. However, it got delayed due to the pandemic. Netflix hopes the show to be a huge hit.