Dave Chappelle Returning To Host SNL Met With Alleged Boycott

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Dave Chappelle Returning To Host SNL Met With Alleged Boycott

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The drama round Dave Chappelle has not gone away simply but. Chappelle’s third SNL internet hosting stint is allegedly not sitting properly with some writers.

Page Six stories Dave Chappelle internet hosting SNL this weekend isn’t sitting properly with the long-lasting sketch comedy present’s writers. An insider revealed to the publication that some writers plan on not being there when the comic hosts the present.

Per Web page Six:

We’re advised that some workers writers are so livid that the comedy celebrity — who has made transphobic and homophobic jokes — has been chosen to helm the long-lasting present that they’re sitting out the episode.

“They’re not going to do the present,” an insider advised Web page Six. “However not one of the actors are boycotting.”

Celeste Yim, one of many writers on the present, allegedly shared a message following the information of Chappelle’s return on Instagram.

“I’m trans and non-binary. I exploit they/them pronouns. Transphobia is homicide, and it ought to be condemned,” the Instagram Tales publish learn.

Yim’s publish didn’t trace at a boycott, and based on TMZ’s reporting, a rep for Dave Chappelle stated the comic and the writers had no points.

Per TMZ:

Dave Chappelle’s beginning his third day of conferences with ‘SNL’ forged and writers, and his camp says there’s been zero speak of an alleged boycott associated to Dave’s points with the transgender group.

The Trans Neighborhood’s Points With Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle discovered himself in hassle with the trans group following the discharge of his Netflix particular, The Nearer, which led to protests on the streaming community and many individuals within the LGBTQ group calling a number of the jokes transphobic.

Whereas many referred to as for Chappelle’s cancellation, Netflix continued its working relationship with the comedian, and he has achieved quite a few exhibits.

It nonetheless appears to be like like SNL is continuing as scheduled, with Chappelle because the host and Black Star because the musical visitor.

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