A Netflix worker who went viral for bashing the streaming service’s new Dave Chappelle particular was reinstated on Tuesday.
Terra Field, who is trans, had been suspended for allegedly attending a quarterly assembly for administrators and vice presidents.
“Netflix has reinstated me after finding there was no ill-intent in my attending the (Quarterly Business Review) meeting,” Field tweeted. “I’m going to take a few days off to decompress and try to figure out where I’m at. At the very least, I feel vindicated.”
Field included a screenshot of an announcement from the corporate documenting the reinstatement.
“Our investigation did not find that joined the QBR meeting with any ill intent and that you genuinely didn’t think there was anything wrong with seeking access to this meeting,” the assertion reads. “Additionally when a Director shared the link it further supported that this was a meeting that you could attend.”
A Netflix spokesperson confirmed the reinstatement and informed The Post the suspension had nothing to do with Field’s tweets about Chappelle’s “The Closer.”
Two different staff suspended for a similar concern have additionally been reinstated and Netflix “will be distributing broader guidance about meetings and clarifying which are for which people,” the spokesperson mentioned.
The firm had denied a day earlier that it suspended anybody for tweeting in regards to the present.
“Our employees are encouraged to disagree openly and we support their right to do so,” the spokesman mentioned.
Field had criticized the Chappelle particular in a collection of tweets after the particular was posted Oct. 5.
“We launched another Chappelle special where he attacks the trans community, and the very validity of transness — all while trying to pit us against other marginalized groups,” Field mentioned.
Netflix’s CEO Ted Sarandos stood by the particular in an electronic mail to staff after the controversy, citing “artistic freedom” and saying the corporate wouldn’t take away the controversial however well-liked comedy from its service.
Chappelle responded to the controversy throughout an look on the Hollywood Bowl.
“if this is what being canceled is about, I love it,” he mentioned.