Dave Chappelle came under fire in October for the comments he made about the transgender community in The Closer.
In October, Dave Chappelle faced backlash following his Netflix comedy special, The Closer, in which he was critical of the trans community.
Dave Chappelle is still dealing with the fallout from his Netflix special.
During the conversation, which was hosted by Netflix’s Strong Black Lead Twitter account, the 51-year-old rapper discussed Chappelle’s special, The Closer, which sparked controversy over comments made about transgender people.
In a video posted on Instagram, the 48-year-old comedian addressed previous reports that he had turned down a meeting with concerned transgender Netflix employees.
On Thursday, the 58-year-old comedian was asked to weigh in on the controversy surrounding Chappelle’s recent Netflix special, The Closer, which triggered Netflix employees to stage a walk-out the day before.
Earlier this month, the 48-year-old comedian released his sixth Netflix stand-up special, The Closer. Chappelle immediately faced backlash for jokes made about the LGBTQ community, specifically transgender people.
The streaming giant faced public backlash from employees after releasing The Closer, where the 48-year-old comedian made disparaging remarks that have been largely condemned by the LGBTQ community.