Comedian Jerrod Carmichael, who came out earlier this year in his much-praised HBO special Rothaniel, had some words for fellow stand-up Dave Chappelle about the latter’s stances on gender, trans rights and cancel culture.“I think, a lot of times, people who offer nothing truthful or meaningful about themselves then complain about society at large and create this boogeyman,” Carmichael told GQ this week of Chappelle’s cancel culture protests. “It’s like, listen, that’s the most urgent thing in your life?
God bless you. I’m tired of hearing it.”He continued, “Look, I get it. Everybody’s got to create a boogeyman to sell tickets.
But it’s not true. Who’s getting canceled for what they’ve said? What does that mean, that people are mad on Twitter? Everybody’s fine.
These grown men are fine.”Carmichael then moved to his fellow comedian’s assertions about trans people.“Chappelle, do you know what comes up when you Google your name, bro?