# Roommates, if you’ve thought about Dave Chappell’s latest controversy. Netflix The stand-up special ‘The Closer’ is over, you will be very wrong – and this new development indicates that things are going to get more complicated. According to new reports, transgender employees at Netflix plan to walk out next week, with Netflix backing Dave Chappell and refusing to remove the special from the streaming service.
In response to Netflix, Dave stands firmly behind Chapel. Despite the reaction Received because of his stand-up comedy special ‘The Closer’, the company’s selected employees are ready to take a stand. The Hollywood Reporter reports that all transgender Netflix employees (and members of the LGBTQ + community) plan to walk out on October 20 so that ‘The Closer’ is still available. The move follows Netflix’s reinstatement of three employees who were suspended earlier this week in order to crash the company’s meeting for senior employees.
According to reports, members of the Trans staff issued a memo detailing their protest plans. “The TransLives issue. The issue of trans rights and as an organization, Netflix has consistently failed to show deep concern in releasing content that is harmful to the trans community and in our mission to entertain the world. And trans content has consistently failed to represent and elevate content. We can and will improve, “the message read.
As we reported earlier, Netflix co-CEO Ted Serendous sent a memo to all existing Netflix employees regarding the Dave Chapel controversy – and not only made it clear that the stand-up special ‘The Closer’ remained. Ga, three Netflix employees (including TransWork Terrafield, who publicly criticized the chapel), were also suspended for allegedly trying to disrupt a company meeting with only high-level employees. Was for
Serendus’ memo read in part:
“I wanted to follow The Closer – Dave Chappell’s latest special – as many of you are asking QBR what you want to say to your teams. It never feels good when people are upset. Yes, especially our colleagues, so I want to give you some extra context. You should also know that some talent may join third parties and ask us to remove the show in the coming days. , Which we are not going to do.
Dave Chappell responded earlier, saying, “If cancellation is like that, I like it.”
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