Jaclyn Moore — a trans person and lead producer of Dear White People spoke out against Netflix. “Taps a microphone. After the Chappelle special, I can’t do this anymore. I won’t work for @netflix again as long as they keep promoting and profiting from dangerous transphobic content,” Moore said.
Jaclyn went on Instagram and expressed the reason why he won’t work with Netflix.
Although Moore did get support for his statement, he received backlash for his role on Dear White People. Many people were shocked that a show about Black People was run by a White Person.
The showrunner of Dear White People is white (a show that explores the overdue + necessary changes and struggles Black people have in an integrated society with whites and their supremacy) and wants to cancel Dave Chapelle? SHUT THE FRONT DOOR! pic.twitter.com/zQdPz9pGbx— thong song enthusiast. (@thePLAINESTjane) October 8, 2021
I'm so happy that the trans woman who is behind "Dear White People" tried to virtue signal against Dave Chapelle, and now people are finding out this person is white. Talk about backfiring. lol— Adam Goldman (@18kGoldman) October 8, 2021
Dear White People was written by a white person. I'm am just lost. Dave Chapelle was calling out the racism of white LGBTQ people. Netflix don't strip it. pic.twitter.com/4CdlwRFi9w— Gavin M. (@GavinM20757503) October 8, 2021
I was hired to write on Dear White People by Justin Simien before season one. After season 3 I was promoted by Justin to run the show with him for season 4. I was the show's only white writer.— Jaclyn Moore (@JaclynPMoore) October 8, 2021
Dear White People ran for five seasons on Netflix, it was cancelled last year.