Netflix Co-CEO Backs Dave Chappelle, Says Programs Are ‘Not Going To Be For Everybody’

A Netflix co-CEO has thrown his support behind comedian Dave Chappelle again and defended comics “crossing the line every once in a while.” Ted Sarandos, who became the streaming giant’s co-CEO in 2020, reflected on the controversy surrounding Chappelle’s transphobic remarks in a 2021 comedy special in an interview with The New York Times. Viewers … Read more

Ricky Gervais Grilled For Anti-Trans Jokes In New Netflix Special

Another Netflix comedy special is under fire for anti-trans jokes months after the company faced backlash for similar comments during Dave Chappelle’s special in 2021. British comedian Ricky Gervais, who released “SuperNature” with the streaming giant on Tuesday, is facing criticism for transphobic remarks he made in the comedy special. One of the remarks, Variety … Read more

Chappelle ‘attacker’ says he was inspired by Will Smith’s slap

LOS ANGELES – The wannabe rapper arrested for tackling Dave Chappelle on stage claims he was inspired to attack the funnyman by Will Smith’s Academy Awards slap of Chris Rock. Isaiah Lee, 23, sat down for a second jailhouse interview with The Post Monday at the Twin Towers Correctional facility in Downtown Los Angeles where … Read more

Isaiah Lee, Accused Dave Chappelle Attacker, Explains Why He Tackled Comedian

The man accused of tackling Dave Chappelle onstage called the comedian’s routine “triggering” on Sunday. In a Los Angeles jail interview with the New York Post, Isaiah Lee appeared to explain his alleged assault on the comedian May 3 at the Hollywood Bowl. Lee, who has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor battery, told the tabloid … Read more

Isaiah Lee, man who attacked Dave Chappelle onstage, admits why he charged comedian

Isaiah Lee, man who attacked Dave Chappelle onstage, admits why he charged comedian – CBS Los Angeles Watch CBS News In an exclusive jailhouse interview with The New York Post, Isaiah Lee, the man who assaulted Dave Chappelle while he was performing onstage at The Hollywood Bowl, detailed how the comedian’s jokes triggered him. Be … Read more

Dave Chappelle’s attacker speaks for the first time: says he was ‘triggered’ by the comedian’s jokes

The man who attacked Dave Chappelle on stage at a Los Angeles comedy show earlier this month said he was ‘triggered’ by the comedian’s jokes about gay people and homelessness, and told Chappelle he should be more sensitive. Isaiah Lee, 23, was charged with four misdemeanors after the May 3 attack – battery, possession of … Read more

Isaiah Lee says he was ‘triggered’ by Dave Chappelle’s jokes

The Los Angeles man accused of attacking Dave Chappelle said he was “triggered” by the comedian’s jokes about the LGBTQ community and homelessness — as he insisted he never wanted to harm the funnyman. In an exclusive jailhouse interview, Isaiah Lee told The Post that Chappelle should be more “sensitive” when it comes to the … Read more

John Mulaney surprises unhappy fans with Dave Chappelle performance

Left: John Mulaney (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images), Right: Dave Chappelle (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Comedian John Mulaney has come under criticism this weekend, after reports that he surprised audiences at a show in Ohio last night with an opening appearance from local resident Dave Chappelle, who proceeded to do … Read more

Man who attacked Dave Chappelle charged with attempted murder for unrelated stabbing of roommate

The man accused of attacking comedian Dave Chappelle earlier this month has been charged with attempted murder for an unrelated stabbing that took place in December. Isaiah Lee, 23, faces one count of attempted murder, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. He allegedly stabbed his roommate during a fight at a transitional housing … Read more

Netflix Vows To Not Censor ‘Specific’ Artists Even If ‘Harmful’ For Employees

Netflix is ​​standing by its decision to offer content that employees may find “hard to support” or “harmful,” according to a company culture memo. The memo, revised from an earlier 2017 memo and first reported by Variety, features a new “Artistic Expression” section. The section says Netflix will not “censor specific artists or voices” that … Read more