Caitlyn Jenner is the latest celebrity to defend comedian Dave Chappelle after backlash from the transgender community over his anti-transgender comments in the “The Closer” special.
Former “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star and Cali’s failed gubernatorial candidate He was responding to Chappelle’s video, 48, Share it on his Instagram, The comedian claimed that corporate interests were trying to stifle his freedom of expression.
“Dave Chappelle is 100% right,” The 72-year-old Olympian is on Twitter. “This is not about the LGBTQ movement. It is about waking up and canceling culture, trying to silence freedom of expression.”
Jenner, 72, added, “We should never give in or acquiesce in those who wish to stop us from speaking what’s on our minds.”
Jenner’s statement divided social media users, with some accusing the ex-beau of speaking from the franchise website.
“It’s a totally privileged situation to say you’re not swayed by the anti-transgender stuff that David said in this special, Caitlyn,” One critic smoked. “We’re not calling David off, we’re holding him accountable for what he said.”
Meanwhile, Piers Morgan, 56, is a vocal critic of “abolition of culture,” Jenner Clap to show it.
With her comments, the media personality joins other high-profile advocates of Chappelle, including Jon Stewart, 48, Damon Wayans, 61, and transgender comedian. flame monroe, 42. The Emmy-winning comedy and “A Star is Born” has also been described as an “LGBTQ ally” by the family of his late trans-comedian friend Daphne Dorman, who spoke about it on the special.
Initially, Chappelle found himself in trouble due to comments he made on his latest Netflix special, “The Closer”. The creator of “Chappelle’s Show” has stated that “Sex is Real” and described himself as being part of the “TERF Team,” an acronym for “radical trans-exclusion feminism” often applied to “Harry Potter” author JK Rowling.
The controversial group provoked a backlash from the staff of the giant trans, who organized a walkout in protest of Chappelle’s remarks.
Meanwhile, protest organizer Ashley Marie Preston allegedly invited the creator of “Sticks and Stones” to join the protesters at the Netflix headquarters in Los Angeles.
In response, the Mark Twain award winner stated that he will meet the transgender Netflix employees; However, he will not “acquiesce in anyone’s demands”.
“It was said in the press that I was invited to speak to transgender Netflix employees and declined. It’s not true – if they had invited me I would have accepted it, although I am confused about what we are going to talk about,” the comic said in his last Instagram post. “You said what you said, boy, I heard what you said. Oh my God how can I? You said you wanted a safe work environment on Netflix. It seems like I’m the only one who can’t go to the office anymore.”
Chappelle then joked that he was ready to meet his critics under three conditions: “First of all, you can’t come if you don’t watch mine from start to finish,” the funnyman stated, adding, “You must come to the place of my choice at the time of my choice. And third, you have to admit it Hannah Gadsby not funny.”
Chappelle also revealed that his upcoming documentary, Untitled, about his comedy tour Summer 2020, has been kicked out of film festivals.