from a gig in Nashville on Sunday posted to his verfied Instagram account, Chappelle responded to backlash
he obtained for jokes he made about transgender individuals throughout his Netflix particular “The Closer.”
Chappelle stated he prepared to satisfy with members of the LGBTQ neighborhood however is “not bending to anybody’s demands.” He additionally joked that one of many circumstances for such a gathering is that “you must admit that Hannah Gadsby is not funny.”
That did not go over effectively with admirers of Gadsby, who’s an Australian comedian who has been outspoken in her criticism of the Chappelle controversy.
Several of them took to social media to defend Gadsby and her model of comedy.
Fellow comedian tweeted Sean Kent tweeted
that it was “[Totally] unnecessary to take a shot at Hannah Gadsby and sick his internet trolls on her.”
Gadsby had earlier addressed Netflix co-chief govt officer Ted Sarandos — who has supported Chappelle and his particular amid criticism
from some workers and supporters — citing her for instance of the various artists featured on the streaming service.
“Hey Ted Sarandos! Just a quick note to let you know that I would prefer if you didn’t drag my name into your mess,” Gadsby wrote in a word on her verified Instagram account.