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Dave Chappelle targets trans people and adds the disabled to his hit list in his new Netflix comedy special, despite blowback

Dave Chappelle covers an array of topics in his new Netflix comedy special, "The Dreamer," but does…

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Shannon Sharpe reveals he got severe backlash after his Katt Williams interview

The media personality speaks candidly about the negative things being said about him since his Katt…

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Crowd boos Elon Musk at Dave Chappelle's comedy show

Audience members booed Elon Musk at a comedy show after Dave Chappelle introduced him onstage as "t…

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Netflix is now streaming Dave Chappelle's recent school speech, and he addresses the backlash ignited by his last comedy special

Chappelle spoke at his alma mater in Washington, DC for a theater-naming ceremony, but he declined …

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John Mulaney and Dave Chappelle are being criticized after Chapelle reportedly told transphobic jokes while opening Mulaney's show in Ohio

Although there's no footage of the Friday show, Twitter users who were there wrote that Chappelle w…

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Dave Chappelle assault suspect charged with attempted murder over claims he stabbed a roommate

Isaiah Lee, the man accused of tackling Chappelle at the Hollywood Bowl, has been identified by the…

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Dave Chappelle mocks Kanye West antisemitism scandal as SNL host

Chappelle's latest stint hosting NBC's late-night comedy showcase also led to a reported writers' b…

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Chris Rock says he got slapped by the 'softest' person 'that ever rapped'

"At least you got smacked by someone of repute!" Chappelle joked to Rock. "I got smacked by a homel…

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Howie Mandel admits he's 'really afraid' to perform after Dave Chappelle attack: 'I don't want to go onstage'

The "America's Got Talent" judge warned that "joking now has no safety net" and said he feared furt…

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Dave Chappelle 'refuses' to let onstage attack 'overshadow the magic' of his stand-up show, his rep says

"As unfortunate and unsettling as the incident was, Chappelle went on with the show," the comedian'…

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Idris Elba says he used to sell weed to Dave Chappelle before his big break as an actor

Idris Elba said he did many things that he isn't "proud of" before he got his big break as an actor.

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Netflix announces new Dave Chappelle specials, 4 months after employees staged a walkout when he made anti-trans jokes

Friday's announcement comes just four months after Netflix employees staged a walkout over anti-tra…

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Dave Chappelle says Will Smith dropped his 'perfect person' act and ripped it off like a mask during the Oscars slap

"He ripped his mask off and showed us he was as ugly as the rest of us," Dave Chappelle reportedly …

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Netflix reportedly sent its staff talking points and tips on how to deal with questions from job applicants about Dave Chappelle's controversial special

Netflix's memo told staff to "find a way to respectfully end" talk of Dave Chappelle's show if it g…

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Anti-trans comments from Dave Chappelle and J.K. Rowling show the risk organizations face when celebrities go off script

Guilty by association: Companies and organizations that depend on celebrity star power sometimes ha…

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Dave Chappelle launches fundraising challenge to decide whether his former high school will name its theatre after him

The Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC, was set to name a theatre after the comedi…

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Dave Chappelle's surprise appearance at his former high school was 'the most narcissistic display I've seen,' a student who was in attendance says

Andrew Wilson, a 16-year-old student, told Insider that Chappelle arrived with cameras for a docume…

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Dave Chappelle called a 'bigot' by student during visit to his high school: 'Your comedy kills'

Chappelle has been a prominent supporter of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts over the years, d…

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Transgender former Netflix employee drops labor complaint after resigning over Dave Chappelle controversy

Former Netflix employees Terra Fields and B. Pagels-Minor claimed Netflix retaliated against them f…

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Dave Chappelle's high school alma mater postponed a fundraiser where he was set to appear after students threatened to walkout

Chappelle has been a prominent supporter of the high school since his time there, donating over $10…

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