‘Dear White People’ Producer Drags Dave Chappelle

‘Dear White People’ Producer Drags Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle’s latest comedy particular for Netflix has drawn loads of backlash over jokes about LGBTQ individuals, significantly transgender of us. In an surprising twist, the backlash is now drawing backlash of its personal.

Jaclyn Moore — a trans lady and lead producer of one other Netflix collection, Pricey White Folks — made waves on Twitter the day after Chappelle’s particular was dropped on the platform by saying she could be boycotting the platform in protest of Netflix’s help of Chappelle. However Moore virtually instantly sparked outrage as soon as individuals found she’s white.

“Faucets a microphone. After the Chappelle particular, I can’t do that anymore. I gained’t work for @netflix once more so long as they hold selling and benefiting from harmful transphobic content material,” Moore posted on Instagram, alongside screenshots of her tweets calling out Chappelle and Netflix for being anti-trans:

Whereas many celebrated Moore’s choice to take a stand, others are stating the irony of a white particular person showrunning a Black present after which protesting a Black comic:

Seemingly in response to the outrage that Pricey White Folks was led by a white artistic, Moore tweeted once more, clarifying her function on the collection. “I used to be employed to jot down on Pricey White Folks by Justin Simien earlier than season one. After season 3 I used to be promoted by Justin to run the present with him for season 4. I used to be the present’s solely white author,” she wrote.

Netflix canceled Pricey White Folks one yr in the past, saying that its fifth season could be the final. Season 5 of the collection premiered on September 22.

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