Dave Chappelle Willing To Discuss ‘The Closer’ With Trans Community

Dave Chappelle has spoken out about the controversy over his Netflix special The Closer in a new stand-up video, saying that he is willing to meet with transgender Netflix employees or other members of the trans community, but won’t bend “to anybody’s demands.”

Netflix Considers Adding Warning Ahead Of Dave Chappelle’s ‘The Closer’ After Employee Demands

Netflix is considering at least one of the demands made by its trans employees over the backlash from Dave Chappelle’s The Closer. The streaming service is weighing whether or not to put a content warning ahead of the special, which has been soundly criticized for Chappelle’s transphobic jokes.

Dave Chappelle ‘Closer’ Controversy Blast Radius Grows As Netflix Pink Slips Dismayed Staffer Over Leak

Netflix has fired a long time employee who leaked confidential financial information in response to the streamer’s launch of Dave Chappelle’s controversial The Closer special on Oct. 5. “We have let go of an employee for sharing confidential, commercially sensitive information outside the company,” a Netflix spokesperson said Friday.”We understand this employee may have been motivated by disappointment and hurt with Netflix, but maintaining a culture of trust and transparency is core to our company.”

‘The Closer’ Joins MNT’s Fall Lineup

MyNetworkTV has added Kyra Sedgwick-starrer The Closer to its Wednesday night primetime lineup and shifted AMC’s The Walking Dead to Tuesday nights for its second season on the programming service.

TNT Notches Huge Sendoff For ‘The Closer’


Turner Networks Promises ‘Closer’ Spinoff

Mary McDonnell Joins TNT’s ‘The Closer’ As Regular

‘The Closer’ Cleared For A Second Cycle

Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution has sold broadcast rights to the TNT drama in more than 88% of the U.S. for 2012-14.

TNT Extends ‘The Closer’s Final Season

‘Closer’ May Live With Extended Season, New Series

TNT’s ‘The Closer’ To Close After Next Year

TNT’s hit drama The Closer is coming to its end, the network announced today. The show’s next season, its seventh, air next year and will be its last. Star Kyra Sedgwick made the decision to end the series, TNT said.