Dave Chappelle Takes Aim At Trans Community & Disabled People In New Netflix Special

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These days, Dave Chappelle is known for standing by his non-PC approach to comedy, and his new special is no exception. The Dreamer arrived on Netflix today, raising eyebrows and getting social media users talking. The special features various jokes about the trans community, disabled people, Will Smith’s infamous Oscars slap, and even Lil Nas X.

One of Chappelle’s jokes centered around him meeting Jim Carrey on the set of Man On The Moon, in which the actor stars as Andy Kaufman. “I was very disappointed because I wanted to meet Jim Carrey and I had to pretend he was Andy Kaufman all afternoon. It was clearly Jim Carrey. I could look at him and clearly see it was Jim Carrey,” he explained, citing Carrey’s method-acting. “I say all that to say … that’s how trans people make me feel.”

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He later joked that in an attempt to mend his relationship with the trans community, he wrote a play about a trans woman. “To be honest with you, I’ve been trying to repair my relationship with the transgender community cause I don’t want them to think that I don’t like them… You know how I’ve been repairing it? I wrote a play. I did. Cause I know that gays love plays. It’s a very sad play, but it’s moving,” he described, “It’s about a Black transgender woman whose pronoun is, sadly, n***a. It’s a tear-jerker. At the end of the play she dies of loneliness cause white liberals don’t know how to speak to her. It’s sad.”

Chappelle didn’t stop there, however. He went on to joke that he’d now be targeting disabled people. “Tonight, I’m doing all handicapped jokes,” he declared. “They’re not as organized as the gays and I love punching down.” What do you think of the jokes Dave Chappelle made about trans people in his new Netflix special? Do you think the comedian crossed the line? Share your thoughts in the comments section down below, and keep an eye on HNHH for more updates.

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