Netflix boss claims that violent video games prove that Dave Chappelle’s latest standup special is harmless

In the received email typeNetflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos (Ted Sarandos) provided unexpected reasons for his continued support of Dave Chappelle’s controversial comedy special “The Closer.” The executive told employees that the violent video games of the past few decades have coexisted with the decline in crime rates, and this fact proves that Netflix’s shows will not cause real harm.

“Through The Closer, we learned that the focus is not on offending certain content, but on titles that may increase real-world harm (such as further marginalizing already marginalized groups, hatred, violence, etc.),” ​​Sarandos said Wrote when talking about Netflix’s talk show special. “Last year, we heard similar concerns about 365 days and violence against women. Although some employees disagree, we firmly believe that the content on the screen will not directly translate into real-world harm.