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Dave Chappelle Says He’ll Meet With Critics Of His Netflix Special “The Closer” If They Can Meet His Demands

October 26, 2021 / Posted by:

Please, hold some space in your heart today, for a rich man is crying. Though he is in possession of an embarrassment of riches and fame beyond compare, Dave Chappelle is the victim of a cancellation most cruel. Gone are the heady days of universal adoration and praise his jokes once inspired throughout the land. In a video taken at a sold-out show in Nashville, Tennessee, this elder statesman of stage and screen has offered a message to “that community” (“the LBGTQ [sic] community”) that is trying to “cancel” him for transphobic remarks he made in his Netflix comedy special, The Closer, which prompted a protest by some Netflix employees. Dave says he’s willing to talk to them, but only if they meet his demands. And this hostage taker is all “Don’t move or Free Speech here takes one to the head!

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