“Dear White Man” White White Showrunner Gets Mixed Reaction, After He Announces He’s Boycotting Netflix Over Dave Chappelle Comedy Special
Dave Chappelle new Netflix special, The Closer, continues to make news headlines.
Earlier this week (October 5), Dave Chappelle’s the latest special comedy has been released on Netflix. Since its premiere, the special standout has garnered a lot of talk, garnering mixed reviews, praise and thought -provoking features. One of the underlying topics of his special centers around his controversial speeches, specifically the trans community.
Along with some unions calls for special pull, ‘Dear White People‘show runner and writer Jaclyn Moore, who also identified herself as a trans-woman, now plans to boycott the streaming platform Dave Chappelle’s comments.
Announcing his decision on social media, he wrote:
“I love most of the people I work with at Netflix. The wise people and executives who work together and fight for important art… .But I was pushed against walls because,” I’m not a ‘real’ girl. “I’ve been stoned by beer bottles. That’s it, @netflix, I’m done.”
“Tap a microphone. After the Chappelle special, I couldn’t do it anymore. I won’t be working for @netflix either if they continue to launch and see from the dangerously transphobic content. ”
After his statement, fans of Dear White People, were immediately taken to Twitter to share their thoughts Jaclyn Moore and his decision. See some reactions below.
no wonder I can’t get into dear whites. now it makes sense. pic.twitter.com/rDgRCLcfif
– fckn it’s like oopsie-daisiee ?? (@lovergalorer) Oct. 8, 2021
Following his own resistance, Jaclyn Moore responded to Twitter saying,
“I was hired to write Justin Simien’s Dear White People less than a year ago. After season 3 Justin suggested I run the show with him for season 4. I was the only white writer on the show.”
Although Chappelle did not respond to Moore’s comments, the 48-year-old comedian was not worried which is ‘canceled.’ At a recent Hollywood Bowl performance he said,
“If this is how it was canceled, I love it!”
He later added:
“F ** k Twitter. F ** k NBC News, ABC News, these are all stupid ** networks. I didn’t talk to them. I talked to you. This is real life. ”
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