“We’re told that some staff writers are so furious that the comedy superstar — who has made transphobic and homophobic jokes — has been chosen to helm the iconic show that they’re sitting out the episode.”
Some writers at Saturday Night Live are reportedly planning to boycott the show this weekend because comedian Dave Chappelle is set to play host.
This is the sort of behavior you would expect from a sketch comedy show on the campus of UC-Berkeley. The writing staff members who are planning to boycott are no different than college students who might claim that they feel ‘unsafe’ because of Chappelle’s presence.
It’s ironic, considering that it is Chappelle who has been physically attacked for doing comedy.
The New York Post’s Page Six reports:
‘SNL’ staff writers boycott over Dave Chappelle’s hosting gig
There’s unrest at 30 Rock, Page Six hears, over the decision to sign up Dave Chappelle to host “Saturday Night Live” this weekend.
We’re told that some staff writers are so furious that the comedy superstar — who has made transphobic and homophobic jokes — has been chosen to helm the iconic show that they’re sitting out the episode.
“They’re not going to do the show,” an insider told Page Six. “But none of the actors are boycotting.”
But Chappelle’s rep told us that there was nothing to suggest that there was a boycott when they attended writers’ meetings this week.
This completely gives away the left’s game at SNL. I have contended for years that SNL no longer functions as a comedy show, but rather as a Democrat super PAC. The show viciously mocks Republicans week after week, but when a comedian who has told a few trans jokes is set to host, staff writers are suddenly concerned about the danger of comedy.
One of the staffers who is ‘nonbinary’ reportedly said that transphobia is like “murder.”
‘SNL’ staff writers are boycotting over 'dangerous' Dave Chappelle hosting this weekend.
One ‘SNL’ writer said Chappelle's 'transphobia' is like 'murder.'https://t.co/oGHprZPmBs
— OutKick (@Outkick) November 10, 2022
Bobby Burack writes at OutKick:
Show writer Celeste Yim posted the following on her Instagram Stories, hoping it’d their bosses to replace Chappelle as host.
“I’m trans and non-binary. I use they/them pronouns. Transphobia is murder and it should be condemned.”
Got that? Chappelle is “murdering” people by including all groups in his bits.
Chappelle personifies the exact voice “SNL” and Hollywood have worked so diligently to silence. And he’s winning.
I don’t even watch the show anymore, it stopped being funny years ago, but this story is noteworthy in that it shows how progressive politics and culture destroy comedy.
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