Jerrod Carmichael is taking Dave Chappelle to task over his derogatory comments toward the LGBTQ+ community made in his controversial Netflix special.
Carmichael says, in a nutshell, Chappelle's legacy is tarnished, and it's his own doing.Carmichael made the statement in a profile, where the 35-year-old comedian opened up about how the only person who acknowledged him after he came out as gay in his HBO stand-up special back in April was his 15-year-old niece.«She hit me with a quick text, 'I see you.
I hear you,'» Carmichael said. «I love this generation. I actually f**k with them, and f**k all those comedians that are going so hard against them.»Carmichael went on to say certain comedians, for whatever reason, feel the need «to create a boogeyman to sell tickets.» He scoffed at the idea before adding that it's these exact comedians «who offer nothing truthful or meaningful about themselves then complain about society at large and create this boogeyman.»Carmichael then mentioned Chappelle.«Chappelle, do you know what comes up when you Google your name, bro?
That's the legacy? Your legacy is a bunch of opinions on trans s**t?» Carmichael asked rhetorically. «It's an odd hill to die on.