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Old 01-02-2018, 11:11 AM   #94
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Dave chapelle said he was done with comedy in his latest special because everyone gets offended at everything now. He can't make jokes anymore without hurting peoples feelings and receiving backlash.

Then he goes on to make jokes about the Harvey situation and OF COURSE.. backlash lol
http://ew.com/tv/2018/01/01/dave-cha...is-ck-netflix/

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“One lady said, ‘Louis C.K. masturbated in front of me, ruined my comedy dreams,'” he said. “Word? Well, then I dare say, madam, you may have never had a dream. Come on man, that’s a brittle spirit. That is a brittle-ass spirit, that is too much, this grown-ass woman.”
He added, “You think if Louis C.K. jerked off in front of Dr. [Martin Luther] King, he’d be like, ‘I can’t continue this movement? I’m sorry, but the freedom of black people must be stopped. I didn’t know this n—- was going to pull his dick out and jerk off like this. I thought we were going to get a couple of drinks and chill.’ Show business is just harder than that — them women sounded like, I hate to say it, they sounded weak. I know it sounds f—ed up and I’m not supposed to say that, but one of these ladies was like, ‘Louis C.K. was masturbating while I was on the phone with him.’ Bitch, you don’t know how to hang up the phone? How the hell are you going to survive in show business if this is an actual obstacle to your dreams?
He does have a point about how difficult the comedy world is, but saying this sort of thing marginalizes the impact that it had on the victim.

That being said - I think it's completely acceptable on a comedy stage. That might be controversial but it's the job of the comedian.
Funny because I hate kat Williams for condoning dog fighting with pitbulls in his act. Does that make me a hypocrite?

In his last Netflix special Dave Chapelle joked about, when dressed up as a woman, tricking a man into having sex with him.

I cringed and thought it was in really poor taste. I can see how he got negative feedback from that.
I also think he didn't say it out of hate or bigotry and a simple apology and everyone can move on!!!

Also he added that women need to be more accepting of imperfect allies.. I think that's a great point too.
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He continued, “Because men want to help, they’re just scared. Ben Affleck tried to help. ‘Hey, what happened to these ladies is disgusting.’ ‘Oh, n—-, you grabbed a titty in ’95.’ ‘All right, fellas, I’m out. F— that, I ain’t helping.”

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