Billy Eichner Calls out Dave Chappelle in New Netflix Special

Billy Eichner Calls out Dave Chappelle in New Netflix Special

Billy Eichner didn’t maintain again on the jokes towards Dave Chappelle in his new Netflix comedy particular, Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration. The Bros screenwriter criticized Half Baked comic Dave Chappelle for persevering with to make jokes in regards to the trans and queer neighborhood regardless of frequent protests, and even took purpose on the streamer itself throughout his set.

“Everyone knows how backwards and harmful the ‘Don’t Say Homosexual’ legal guidelines are,” Eichner mentioned. “Queer individuals, and particularly trans individuals, are below legislative assault on this nation. Trans persons are being demeaned. They’re attempting to dehumanize trans individuals. They’re attempting to erase trans individuals. And I’m not even speaking about Florida. I’m speaking about Dave Chappelle’s newest Netflix particular!”

Chappelle’s 2021 comedy particular, The Nearer, made headlines attributable to jokes concentrating on the LGBTQ+ neighborhood, and led to a walkout from Netflix staff. Regardless of the protests, Chappelle continued on, and even did a set on the 2022 Netflix Is A Joke comedy competition.

“Oh, come at me!” Eichner continued, citing Chappelle’s assault by an viewers member in the course of the competition. “I don’t have Jamie Foxx to defend me, however I’ve Rosie O’Donnell and the complete Homosexual Males’s Refrain!”

Mae Martin, whose present Really feel Good streamed on Netflix, adopted up with some fairly hardcore jokes as effectively, evaluating gender id to Magnificence and the Beast: Gaston on the masculine finish, and Belle as a damsel in misery. 

“In the midst of the spectrum, you will have the candlestick. I actually relate to the candlestick. They’re superior. And clearly, the extra you empower Lumière, the extra enjoyable Gaston and Belle are gonna have. Lumière is like, ‘Be my visitor!’” Martin mentioned.

However Martin wasn’t performed there, coming for Chappelle, in addition to a number of different controversial comedy stars. “I’ve this fantasy that Chappelle and Louis C.Okay. and Ricky Gervais — any form of multi-millionaire who makes use of their huge platform to punch down — they’re consuming a hog roast. They’re ripping off the meat. They’re ingesting goblets of that medieval drink, mead. They activate the T.V., and so they see me doing my little Magnificence and the Beast joke, and all of a sudden they’re like, ‘Oh my god. We’re improper.’ They usually gently cradle one another. They kiss one another.”

Rickey Gervais additionally made headlines as he was known as out for trans- and homophobic jokes on his Netflix particular Tremendous Nature. Louis C.Okay. has received a Grammy and introduced a brand new characteristic movie since being accused of sexual harassment and assault. C.Okay.’s upcoming challenge, Fourth of July, which he wrote, directed, and stars seems in theaters July 1. 

Stand Out: An LGBTQ Celebration is obtainable now on Netflix.

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