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    “1:50 PM PT -- A source close to the situation tells TMZ ... Terra did get suspended for joining a meeting with Directors without notifying the people running the meeting first. We're told Terra's presence in the meeting sparked an investigation -- same goes for the other 2 employees -- and her suspension was the result of that investigation.
    A Netflix spokesperson confirms Terra's suspension was the result of her meeting attendance, and not any of her tweets.

    1:18 PM PT -- Netflix has reportedly issued a denial of the suspensions, saying it's "absolutely untrue" that its employees were suspended for speaking out against Chappelle's special ... on Twitter or otherwise.
    A Netflix spokesperson says, "Our employees are encouraged to disagree openly and we support their right to do so."
    However, it's still unclear if the 3 employees received suspensions for allegedly busting into a meeting among company leaders they weren't invited to. We're working on a clarification.
    Netflix benched 3 of its own employees -- including one who's trans -- for blasting Dave Chappelle's new stand-up special ... but the network insists it's more over HOW they did it.

    The streaming giant reportedly suspended Terra Field -- who identifies as queer/trans, and who uses she/her pronouns -- and two other Netflix workers for crashing a meeting among top execs last week ... which Field and the rest infiltrated, uninvited -- this, per Variety.

    It was a virtual quarterly business review sesh ... and, apparently, CEO Ted Sarandos at one point posed a question to the other bigwigs on how Netflix should handle employees/talent who are upset over Chappelle's special, "The Closer," which is full of trans and LGBTQ jokes.

    Sounds like Field and co. piped up right then and there ... but no word on what exactly was said. In any case, they're not gonna be reporting to work for an undetermined amount of time over the stunt.

    Field had been vocally against Chappelle's special on Twitter prior to the meeting -- something Netflix says it's totally cool with. What they don't approve, it seems, is the stealth move to sneak into the meeting to voice concerns. That, they say, is why she's suspended.

    Of course, Chappelle's comments have been called inflammatory -- especially his remark that he sides with J.K. Rowling on the idea that "gender is a fact" ... going on to say he's team T.E.R.F. (trans-exclusionary radical feminist). It's just one thing he said about the community.

    Sarandos fired off an internal memo, also obtained by Variety, to employees after this episode, and essentially defended the special and its right to exist on their platform ... saying he didn't think 'Closer' crossed the line into inciting violence against the trans/LGBTQ community -- and that stand-up gets a longer leash by default in that regard.

    Seems Netflix has drawn a line in the sand on this issue, and they're on Chappelle's half of it.”

    Good.

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  • sxn didn't need another trans debate thread tbh

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    real

  • did him dirty with that picture but maybe rightfully so for all that transphobia

  • netflix ceo is playing chess

  • No s*** they are they paid him before they even recorded the stand up, they need to make their money back or ride this controversy till the cows come home

  • This platform allowed borderline child p*** on the site until people s*** on them lol or course they'll side with a guy they paid a lot of money.
    That said I don't think the hate is warranted

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    real

  • Gangstalicious

    This platform allowed borderline child p*** on the site until people s*** on them lol or course they'll side with a guy they paid a lot of money.
    That said I don't think the hate is warranted

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    Big corporations always gonna side with the check

  • Netflix knows what happened to Comedy Central, you can’t come for Dave

  • coolguy12

    Big corporations always gonna side with the check

    For real, they love this controversy, free publicity

  • Hi Roller

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    Netflix supposed to side with the raging basement dwelling twitter hive instead?

  • Uhh duh

  • Is the special worth bothering my mom about for the Netflix password ?

  • Wt701

    Netflix supposed to side with the raging basement dwelling twitter hive instead?

  • Wt701

    Netflix supposed to side with the raging basement dwelling twitter hive instead?

  • Wt701

    Netflix supposed to side with the raging basement dwelling twitter hive instead?

  • DARK THEME MODE

    Is the special worth bothering my mom about for the Netflix password ?

    no

  • Cody

    real

  • pumadon

    real

  • Why the f*** did TMZ use that picture what a POS platform

  • i tried to avoid this whole thing but did chapelle openly say he’s a term

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