Dave Chapelle has been at the center of quite the media storm following his Netflix special ‘The Closer.’
As seen by millions, the comedian delivered a polarizing set that saw him muse heavily on transgender people.
The special ignited heated debate about when “freedom of speech” becomes offensive and whether society is being too sensitive.
Tensions escalated the more when a sect of the streamer’s employees staged a walkout in protest.
Now, Chapelle has spoken up and out with a set of words that will no doubt draw a mixed response.
See what we mean below…
Speaking while on tour, Chapelle said:
“To the transgender community, I am more than willing to give you an audience, but you will not summon me. I am not bending to anyone’s demands.
And if you want to meet with me, I am more than willing to, but I have some conditions. First of all, you cannot come if you have not watched my special from beginning to end. You must come to a place of my choosing at a time of my choosing, and thirdly, you must admit that Hannah Gadsby is not funny.”
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