Dave Chappelle Cancelled On Twitter Again, But He Doesn’t Care Twitter Is Not A Real Place – Video

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Dave Chappelle has completed his series of comedy specials with Netflix. The comedian and streaming giant have enjoyed a nice run together; they brought him out of retirement and he’s been able to get his cult-like following to the service. “The Closer” went up on the site this past week, and for his final special with Netflix Chappelle held nothing back.

Naturally he offended everyone, with several groups calling to “cancel” the comedian yet again.

The show was filmed in Detroit, a city Dave jokes he might have dragged a little too hard during his first special with Netflix. During a trailer for the special, actor Morgan Freedman narrates as Dave Chappelle drives a car. He says in the voiceover, “Five specials in as many years, how do you close a body of work that profound?” At the top of his set, Dave doubled down warning fans that this might be the last time they see him for a bit.

“This is gonna be my last special for a minute.”

Initial reviews of the show have been mostly mixed, with many calling out Dave for being transphobic and homophobic, something he’s been synonymous with over the years. Twitter did the most dam-age, with many calling for the special to be pulled and Dave to be “canceled.” A trans Netflix employee tweeted, “I work at @netflix. Yesterday we launched another Chappelle special where he at-tacks the trans community and the very validity of transness – all while trying to pit us against other marginalized groups.”

Someone tweeted in support of Chappelle, saying, “You can’t cancel a man that canceled himself and walked away from $50 Million. He has no crim-inal activities you can use against him either. I’m interested in seeing y’all try tho.” One of the most emotional moments from the comedy special came when Dave Chappelle told the story about his transgender friend, Daphne Dorman. Daphne would regularly attend Chappelle’s show every time he performed in the Bay Area. Eventually, the two connected, and Chappelle discovered she was an aspiring comedian. Chappelle gave her an opportunity to open a show for him. He joked about Daphne not being great and bombing her set for 45mins, but the two remained friends.

Unfortunately, Daphne would go on to take her own life. Prior to her passing, she would tweet regularly in support of her friend. In August of 2019, following the release of “Sticks and Stones,” Daphne tweeted in support of her friend claiming he’s a master of his craft.

Following The Closer’s release, Daphne’s family came out in support of Dave. Her sisters recalled how much she loved Dave and was in “awe of him”. They also defended him, saying he is an LGBTQ+ alley. Despite all of this, people might still feel the need to try and “end” Dave’s career, something he prepared for in his special. When discussing people “canceling” him on Twitter in the past, he told the crowd, “Apparently, they dragged me on Twitter. I don’t give a […] because Twitter is not a real place.”

Comments:

CaisioIn the special, you can clearly see his pain and pride when he talks about his friend Daphnee. Ironic that he cares more about a trans person than twitter ,which actually cancelled her.

AlteoriGood for Dave. I actually walked away from that special learning about a beautiful person named Daphnee. She was the one thing I walked Away remembering, almost like I just watched a movie About her. It was hor-rible how the mob treated her. I’m never going to blame other people for people ending themselves because ultimately it is the individual’s choice, but knowing everything that goes on in the trans community, how could they treat her like that?

Scott SandiferHe won’t back down. Clearly The Closer was well thought-out long before it was recorded. He said things that he needed to say, and knew exactly what the woke response would be. He left everything on the table. The mob’s meltdown has to play out like we all knew it would. Anyone that actually listens to his words will understand and rally behind him, the rest will throw tantrums. It’s inevitable. The difference is, Dave already canceled himself back in 2004, and he doesn’t need any of this. Consequently he’s not afraid.

ImagoIt makes me so glad that he agrees with JK Rowling, because she’s absolutely right. I’m all for groups having their own spaces to feel safe and accommodated, so if our biological females don’t want to share their spaces with biological males that “identify as” females, we should not, and will not force them to.

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