Chappelle faced backlash from critics earlier this month, after stating in his new Netflix comedy special, The Closer, that “gender is a fact”.
In a recent video addressing the controversy, Chappelle suggested that the backlash was down to ‘cooperate interests’ and urged people ‘not to blame the LGBTQ community.’
Caitlyn Jenner has since shared her own opinion on the controversy, saying that she agrees with Chappelle.
“Dave Chappelle is 100% right. This isn’t about the LGBTQ movement. It’s about woke cancel culture run amok, trying to silence free speech,” Jenner wrote on Twitter.
“We must never yield or bow to those who wish to stop us from speaking our minds,” she added.
Chappelle recently said that he would be open to a discussion with members of the trans community, but added that he wouldn’t be “bending to anyone’s demands”.
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