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Netflix Employees Walkout in Protest of Dave Chappelle Special

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10/21/2021 7:41:00 PM

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The controversy surrounding Dave Chappelle 's recent special, 'The Closer,' continues to be a major headache for Netflix as the trans employee resource group stages a massive walkout in protest of co-CEO Ted Sarandos' defense of the comedian's anti-trans remarks.

The Closer,which to put that into perspective the company paid only $3.9 million for Bo Burnham'sInside."We understand this employee may have been motivated by disappointment and hurt with Netflix," the company said in a statement,"but maintaining a culture of trust and transparency is core to our company."

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Speaking tothe Verge, the former employee, who asked to remain anonymous for fear of becoming a target of online harassment, said,"all these white people are going around talking to the press and speaking publicly on Twitter and the only person who gets fired is the Black person who was quiet the entire time. That's absurd, and just further shows that Black trans people are the ones being targeted in this conversation."

Related |Netflix Suspends Trans Employee Who Criticized Dave Chappelle SpecialThedismissal comes following the suspension of a trans software engineer, Terra Field, when she and two other employeescrashed an executive meeting in protest of the special. Field has since been reinstated but the internal turmoil did prompt an email from Sarandos clarifying which meetings employees were allowed to attend. In an internal memo, Sarandos defended Netflix's decision to not take down the special,"We don't allow titles on Netflix that are designed to incite hate or violence, and we don't believe headtopics.com

The Closercrosses that line. I recognize, however, that distinguishing between commentary and harm is hard, especially with stand-up comedy which exists to push boundaries."Sarandos did add,"it never feels good when people are hurting, especially our colleagues," but cited the platform's more progressive titles like

Sex EducationorDisclosureas examples of"more people see their lives reflected on screen and that under-represented communities are not defined by the single story."Chappelle's special,The Closer, Read more: PAPER Magazine »

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Protesters Gather at Netflix Office Amid Controversy Over Dave Chappelle SpecialProtesters gathered outside one of Netflix ’s Los Angeles offices Wednesday to express their anger over Dave Chappelle ’s comedy special, as some employees released demands for management and staged a walkout Perfect protest setting. Vaccined folks, outside, masked up. They are certainly sending the right message for 01Nov22 - we need new leadership Oh no - I’m triggered…. Just curious...where's the protest in front of Dave Chappelle's house?

Netflix Employees Walk Out In Protest Over Dave Chappelle Special Netflix employees stage walkout protest over Dave Chappelle 's controversial special. The big sensitive world of today and next there will be a world protest to stop knock knock jokes 'There's a crazy scene going down at Netflix headquarters'....... Really? Because it looks like it's about 30 people, and how many are reporters? I don’t know why. but that just made me watch the show again🤔is that the plan? Is that what Netflix was going for 🤔

Netflix Co-CEO Says He ‘Screwed Up’ When Defending Dave Chappelle Special Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos said he “screwed up” in his efforts to communicate with employees who were upset about Dave Chappelle ’s special “The Closer” fucksnowflakes Give in to their demands. Fire Dave. Lose millions of dollars worth of ad revenue, and then lay off employees. Certain Netflix employees are mad because Chapelle exposed their deadly bullying tactics.

Netflix co-CEO on Dave Chappelle fallout: I screwed up Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos has some regrets about how he handled Dave Chappelle 's stand-up special, even though he still stands by Netflix 's decision to stream the controversial act. He'll fold, they always do eventually. He'll fold to the terroristic minority. Woke is organized bullying. I thought we were against bullying? How many trans people are upset about black people being killed? Are any trans people advocating for black lives?

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‘I Screwed Up’: Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Addresses Dave Chappelle Fallout Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos is speaking out over continued criticism of the Dave Chappelle comedy special “The Closer.” On the eve of a planned employee walkout at the streaming giant &… MattDonnelly The Closer is a masterpiece MattDonnelly FilmFatale_NYC