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Wil Wheaton apologizes for past homophobia, criticizes Dave Chappelle

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remarks about transgender people in his most recent Netflix special, actor Wil Wheaton has apologized for his own past homophobia.“For much of my teen years, I was embarrassingly homophobic, and it all started with that comedy special,” the “Star Trek: The Next Generation” alum wrote in a Facebook post, a reference to Eddie Murphy’s 1983 standup show “Delirious.”In the lengthy social media post, he detailed a moment when he was young and said a slur, referencing gay men in a locker room — a room full of gay men, no less.

He said he was “embarrassed” and “horrified” and still “thinks about it all the time,” offering up an apology nearly 30 years after the incident.Then he turned to Chappelle’s comments in his controversial Netflix special.

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