Dave Chappelle Addresses Backlash to “Transphobic” Netflix Special


Dave Chappelle is prepared to meet with transgender Netflix staff and different members of the transgender group, however warned that he will not be “bending to anybody’s demands.”

The 48-year-old comic posted a stand-up video on Monday, Oct. 25, during which he expressed willingness to meet with transgender people following backlash to his latest Netflix particular.

At the present, he advised the viewers, “It’s been said in the press that I was invited to speak to the transgender employees of Netflix and I refused,” Chappelle acknowledged. “That is not true. If they had invited me I would have accepted it. Although, I am confused about what we would be speaking about.”

He continued, “I said what I said, and boy, I heard what you said. My God, how could I not? You said you want a safe working environment at Netflix. It seems like I’m the only one that can’t go to the office anymore.”

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