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Critics call to cancel Dave Chappelle, Netflix for ‘ridiculing trans people’

Posted on AllSides October 7th, 2021
From The Right
Mathieu Bitton

Cancel culture is threatening to shutdown Dave Chappelle’s “The Closer.”

The always outspoken stand-up comic is pushing the public’s buttons again — and a swelling wave of culture critics and activist organizations are calling for his brand-new Netflix special to be yanked from the streaming giant’s catalog.

The special — the sixth and final in the Emmy winner’s big-bucks deal with Netflix — premiered Tuesday, and immediately stoked the flames of controversy with incendiary jokes about transgender women.

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