Netflix fires employee for leaking data about controversial Dave Chappelle special | Engadget

Netflix has fired an employee, alleging they shared confidential, commercially sensitive information about Dave Chappelle's new standup special, The Closer, with media outlets, Variety reported. According to Bloomberg, Netflix spent $24.1 million on The Closer, compared with $23.6 million for his 2019 show, and just $3.9 million for Bo Burnham's Emmy-winning special Inside. The employee was reinstated a day later and Netflix said the suspension was due to an unrelated matter.Please enter a valid email address In the special, Chappelle doubles down on his previous transphobic comments and defends the bigotry of anti-trans feminist JK Rowling. Netflix should immediately pull The Closer from its platform and directly apologize to the transgender community. As of now, the special is still available on Netflix. The walkout is planned for October 20th.
Netflix has fired an employee, alleging they shared confidential, commercially sensitive information about Dave Chappelle's new standup special, The Closer, with media outlets, Variety reported.  Th… [+2319 chars]