Kathy Griffin Says She Loves 'Transphobic' Dave Chappelle

Kathy Griffin Says She Loves 'Transphobic' Dave Chappelle


Comedian Kathy Griffin has voiced her admiration for fellow comedian Dave Chappelle, even though she believes he is fundamentally “transphobic.”

Kathy Griffin weighed in on the controversy surrounding Dave Chappelle during a recent interview on The New York Times podcast “Sway.”

“I love Dave, and I think he’s a genius,” Griffin reportedly said. However, “I just think that he’s also transphobic.”

She added: “I think Dave is just a transphobic guy. I don’t think Dave is trans-bashing. I don’t think Dave is running around harming gays.”

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Griffin said her transgender friends are confused about how Chappelle could tell jokes they view as discriminatory when he himself is an “oppressed minority.”

“They’re saying to me, ‘How can this guy


 

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