Netflix fires employee as internal conflicts over latest Dave Chappelle special grow

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Employees of the streaming service are planning a walk out on Wednesday, over transphobic remarks made in Dave Chappelle’s latest special. Mario Tama/Getty Images

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Netflix has fired an unnamed employee connected to the brewing internal blowback the company is facing over Dave Chappelle’s most recent comedy special The Closer. First reported by The Verge, the news is coming as Netflix employees plan a walkout on Wednesday over transphobic comments made in the special.

A spokesperson for Netflix confirmed the firing, alleging

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