Netflix CEO Apologizes For Response To Chappelle Controversy

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By aaron rustom
October 20, 2021

Ted Sarandos says helium "screwed up" the company's effect to the backlash implicit comedian Dave Chappelle's latest peculiar "The Closer."

The CEO of Netflix is apologizing for the company's effect to backlash implicit Dave Chappelle's latest drama peculiar "The Closer."

Chappelle made jokes astir his experiences with the transgender assemblage and galore LGBTQ activists accused him of discriminating against trans people.

Advocacy groups and immoderate Netflix employees called for the peculiar to beryllium removed from the platform.

The company's CEO says helium screwed up implicit the handling of the situation, calling Netflix's effect "clumsy and simplistic." His comments travel earlier today's reportedly planned virtual walkout by the company's transgender employees.

Netflix has since stressed it values inclusivity but has not removed the Chappelle peculiar from the platform.