August 9, 2022


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Dave Chappelle gets an Emmy nomination for The Closer despite outrage

Dave Chappelle gets an Emmy nomination for The Closer despite outrage

Three of the world’s greatest comedians – Dave Chappelleand Louis CK and Ricky Gervais All the specials that sparked controversy over the past year have been released. While all three have received Emmys in the past, only one of them received the nod on Tuesday for their latest high-profile work. Chappelle’s controversial Netflix movie “The Closer” has been nominated for a variety special and directing for a variety special.

Chappelle’s movie “The Closer” has drawn criticism for language that has been criticized as anti-transgender and cause the strike on Netflix. However he defended the work, including with The latest version From a 40-minute speech on Netflix last week. Despite the controversy, the “closest” was caught Two Guild Award nominations At the beginning of the year, from both the Directors Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America. Previously, Chappelle won five times amy. Last year he also earned a nod for “8:46 – Dave Chappelle” in a special variety category (pre-recorded).

CK’s Sorry, released in 2021, was his second self-released solo since his career slowed after his admission of sexual misconduct in 2017. His first post-acceptance solo album, 2020 Sincerely Louis CK, won Best Comedy Album. in Grammy. During his career, CK has won six Emmy Awards. Recently, he got a nod to stand in 2017 for the movie “Louis CK 2017”.

Gervais’ 2022 ‘SuperNature’ Special Receipt Rebound For articles that make fun of mutants. The comedian has won two Emmy Awards in the past and earned one final nod for his stand-up in 2009 with “Ricky Gervais: Out of England – The Stand-Up Special.” Gervais has consistently rejected controversy, most recently writing on July 9 tweetThank you to everyone who watched #SuperNature and laughed, and to everyone who watched and complained. You all helped it become the most watched special in the world.”