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The controversy over comedian Matt Rife's Netflix stand-up special, explained

Posted on AllSides November 22nd, 2023
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• The 28-year-old star gained viral fame via TikTok and Instagram. • Viewers have called out a joke about domestic violence in his new stand-up special. Viral comedian Matt Rife's first Netflix special, "Natural Selection," has been at the center of controversy since it was released on November 15. The comedian starts the hour-long special with a joke about domestic violence against women. Here is what you need to know about Rife — and the controversy over "Natural Selection." Before "Natural Selection," Rife released three other specials on YouTube: "Matt...

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