December 7, 2021

Netflix Employee Fired for Leaking Confidential Financial Data About Dave Chappelle Special

Netflix has fired an unidentified worker for sharing confidential monetary information to a Bloomberg journalist, who then cited the knowledge in an article about Netflix workers’ adversarial response to Dave Chappelle’s newest stand-up particular.

The article, printed October 13, contains monetary info on how a lot the streamer spent on Chappelle’s “The Closer” in comparison with different productions.

“We have let go of an employee for sharing confidential, commercially sensitive information outside the company,” a Netflix spokesperson informed The Hollywood Reporter on Friday. “We understand this employee may have been motivated by disappointment and hurt with Netflix, but maintaining a culture of trust and transparency is core to our company.”

Netflix and Chappelle have been the middle of a firestorm for the reason that Oct.5 launch of Chappelle’s newest stand-up particular, through which the comic mocks gender identities and aligns himself with transphobic remarks made by the creator  J.Okay. Rowling.