‘SNL’ Writers Boycott Over Dave Chappelle Hosting

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Published on November 10, 2022 - Duration: 01:30s

‘SNL’ Writers Boycott Over Dave Chappelle Hosting

‘SNL’ Writers Boycott , Over Dave Chappelle Hosting.

Dave Chappelle is slated to host 'Saturday Night Live' on Nov.

12.

'Page Six' reports that staff writers are upset about it considering the transphobic comments he made in his 2021 Netflix special, 'The Closer.'.

'Page Six' reports that staff writers are upset about it considering the transphobic comments he made in his 2021 Netflix special, 'The Closer.'.

As a result, they're not participating in the episode.

They’re not going to do the show.

But none of the actors are boycotting, Source, to 'Page Six'.

However, Chappelle was reportedly at 30 Rock on Nov.

8 for a meeting with the show's writers and producers.

According to his rep, "there was no evidence of a boycott.".

The room was full of writers.

They all pitched ideas and they seemed very excited about it….

Dave is looking to have some fun, Representative for Dave Chappelle, via 'Page Six'.

After Chappelle was announced as host, 'SNL' writer Celeste Yim reportedly took to Instagram Stories with a message.

I’m trans and non-binary.

I use they/them pronouns.

Transphobia is murder and it should be condemned, Celeste Yim, 'SNL' writer, via Instagram Stories, as reported by 'Page Six'.

Neither Chappelle nor 'SNL' have responded to backlash about his hosting gig on social media.

This will be the comedian's third time hosting


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