Trans activist's anti-Asian tweets resurface after Netflix walkout against Dave Chapelle special
Old tweets from a transgender activist who led the Netflix walkout following the Dave Chapelle comedy special “The Closer” have gone viral for expressing racist, anti-Asian sentiments. Background: The Netflix special drew heavy criticism for Chapelle’s allegedly transphobic comments. According to Bloomberg, employees raised concerns that several of his jokes about gender-neutral pronouns and transgender anatomy was offensive and hurtful and felt disappointed that Netflix “continues to release programming with transphobic sentiments.”news.yahoo.com
Comedian Dave Chappelle is coming back to Houston
HOUSTON – Comedian Dave Chappelle is making his way back to Houston in March. In January, Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled in Austin, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled. According to a release, each ticket holder will have to take a mandatory rapid COVID-19 antigen test upon arrival at the venue. Officials said if the person tests positive for COVID-19, that person and all members of the same household will not be allowed inside the venue. AdOfficials said staff members will be required to wear masks at all times.