Netflix protesters furious over Chapelle special attack man with 'We like Dave' sign

Netflix protesters furious over Chapelle special attack man with 'We like Dave' sign

10/21/2021 12:30:00 PM

Netflix protesters furious over Chapelle special attack man with 'We like Dave' sign

Tensions flared outside a walkout at Netflix headquarters as employees upset with the streaming platform’s airing of a controversial special by standup comedian Dave Chapelle clashed with counter-protesters supporting the comic’s freedom of speech.

Dave Chapelle clashed with counter-protesters supporting the comic’s freedom of speech.Videos from the walkout circulating on social media show a man holding a sign that says"We like Dave" before he is accosted by several people who ultimately break his sign.

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CRITICS PILE ON NETFLIX CEO AFTER HE SAYS HE 'SCREWED UP' DAVE CHAPPELLE SHOW DEFENSELOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 20: Neverending Nina speaks as Trans employees and allies at Netflix walkout in protest of Dave Chappelle special on October 20, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Netflix has decided to air Chappelle’s special, which contains jokes about transgender people, even though some employees have voiced concerns they feel have been ignored by the company. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

"Why is he breaking my sign?" the man holding the sign can be heard saying as protesters grab and smash it."Don’t I have the same free speech rights as you?"Once the sign is destroyed and the man is left holding just the stick it had been mounted on, the protesters start shouting"He’s got a weapon!" headtopics.com

The man is then pushed away from the scene by protesters while laughing at their accusation that he has a weapon before he then drops the stick.People rally in support of the Netflix transgender walkout and others in support of comedy and free speech, on October 20, 2021 in Los Angeles, California - Netflix bosses braced for an employee walkout and rally in Los Angeles on October 20, 2021 as anger swelled over a new Dave Chappelle comedy special that activists say is harmful to the transgender community. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

"I’m just here to say that jokes are funny people" the man explains with his hands raised in the air."Dave Chapelle is a funny guy." Read more: Fox News »

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Those objecting to Chappelle may not have watched that whole show. His last bit was a lengthy story bought a T that he befriended & supported but ended tragically. She committed suicide as a result of the harassment received from….(wait for it)…..the T community. Funny that. Why was he considered a special attack man?

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Netflix Employees Walk Out In Protest Over Dave Chappelle SpecialNetflix 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 🤔

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 co-CEO on Dave Chappelle fallout: I screwed upNetflix 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?

Netflix employees stage walk-out over Dave Chappelle's comedy special The CloserDave Chappelle received a lot of backlash following the release of his comedy special The Closer where he made a lot of explicit jokes about transgender people He tried for 20 minutes of his very last special to make some kind of amends. That's a long time to try. His 6 special outro was to talk about it.

As Netflix Employees Walk Out Over Dave Chappelle, Fans Voice Undying Support at Sold-Out London GigMany fans stopped for selfies in front of the marquee with Chappelle’s name in the pouring rain. But some who initially seemed willing to speak to Variety developed a sudden amnesia when asked whether he had discussed the Netflix protest during his set. YellowFlashGuy this article is good man. Please, if you have time give it a look. Let me get this straight…13 year old girls twerking and being sexualized not a problem. African American comedian making a poignant stand up special not ok….we live in the worst times. Don’t cave Netflix. I know what I'll be watching

Netflix Employees Walk Out, Rally With Supporters For Trans CommunityStaff protested the company’s support of Dave Chappelle’s comedy special, which included transphobic material. Whatever happened to sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me? It's not transphobic.