Netflix fires employee for leaking information on Dave Chappelle special

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Employee is said to have been organizing a walkout to protest ‘The Closer’

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Netflix fires an employee for leaking confidential financial information about Dave Chappelle’s special near.

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a bloomberg Report published on Wednesday (October 13) says Netflix spent $24.1 million near and $23.6 million on the comedian’s 2019 special, sticks Stones, compare them to the $3.9 million spent for Bo Burnham inside And squid game $21.4 million.

From internal documents seen by the publication, the Sticks and Stones special was measured by Netflix as having an “impact value” of $19.4 million, which means it is worth more than the value it generates.

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In a statement after the publication of the report (via) Hollywood Reporter), a Netflix spokesperson said: “We have let an employee go outside the company for sharing confidential, commercially sensitive information. We understand this employee may be motivated by frustration and hurt from Netflix, but It is important for our company to maintain a culture of trust and transparency.”

Dave Chappelle in ‘The Closer’ Credits: Netflix

as reported by ledge, the employee, who was not named for fear of online harassment, was reportedly a leader of a trans employee resource group that was organizing a company walkout on October 20 to protest Netflix’s handling of the Chappelle special.

Granthshala has reached out to Netflix for comment.

near Chappelle faced criticism for his jokes around gender identity, where he dubbed himself “Team TERF” while discussing the controversy surrounding it. harry potter Author JK Rowling.

Following the criticism, Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos defended the special in a memo addressed to employees, saying it would not be taken down, believing near Not designed to “incite hatred or violence”.

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With LGBTQ+ advocacy groups like GLAAD, comedian Hannah Gadsby, who has her own hit Netflix special Nanettehas criticized the forum for defending Chappelle.

In an Instagram post, Gadsby wrote: “You didn’t pay me nearly enough to deal with the real-world consequences of a hate dog that you refuse to accept, Ted. Fuck you and your moral algorithm cult.”

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