In the months adhering to Dave Chappelle’s The Nearer Netflix specific, the controversy encompassing the stand-up comic has unfold like wildfire.

In The Nearer, Chappelle spoke about rapper DaBaby and how he was “cancelled” for heading on a homophobic rant at Miami’s Rolling Loud new music festival. Chappelle discussed the circumstance and essentially claimed that, in 2021’s United States, you would be “cancelled” a lot quicker for disparaging the LGBTQ+ neighborhood than you would for killing someone, using DaBaby’s taking pictures and killing of a male in Wal-Mart in 2018 as proof. 

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Chappelle, who has come below fireplace for concentrating on the LGBTQ+, specifically transgender persons, gained fast backlash. Users of various communities targeted by Chappelle called for Netflix to clear away the special from their streaming platform, but CEO Ted Sarandos quickly shot that down. Sarandos, together with other comedians including Damon Wayans and Joe Rogan, vocalized their aid for Chappelle, even in the wake of stories that Netflix employees were setting up a walkout on October 20 to protest the comedy unique.

Irrespective of Sarando’s the latest admission that he dealt with the aftermath of The Nearer improperly, staff members proceeded with their October 20 walkout yesterday and took to the avenue in front of Netflix HQ.

That very same evening, in accordance to TMZ, Chappelle was spotted leaving a packed’s Annabel’s nightclub in London following partying at the members-only location for a couple of hrs. 

This isn’t the to start with time Chappelle has been caught searching absolutely unbothered by The Closer controversy, both. Previously this month, Chappelle was spotted leaving a Hollywood nightclub and was all smiles. And days afterwards, Chappelle took the phase at the Hollywood Bowl to announce that he “loves remaining cancelled.” 

At this issue, it doesn’t seem to be like everything is likely to change regarding The Closer‘s status on Netflix and Chappelle’s seeming absence of treatment about his special’s backlash, but every thing the comic and streaming system choose to do proceeds to make waves so continue to keep it locked to HNHH for any additional updates. 

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