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Trans Netflix Showrunner Leaves Network Over Dave Chappelle's 'Blatantly Transphobic' New Stand-Up Special

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Jaclyn P Moore, a writer, executive producer and showrunner for Netflix's Dear White People, has parted ways with the streaming platform after it refused to pull comedian Dave Chappelle's upcoming stand-up special.

The special, The Closer, has inspired waves of controversy among many in the LGBTQ community for what Moore described as "blatantly and dangerously transphobic" content.

Moore announced her departure in a series of tweets, seen below.


Neither Chappelle nor Netflix have commented on the controversy as of this writing.