- Joined May 28, 2008
Actually he just proved that you can weaponize your audience to get these corporations to act right and anyone with that same amount of power should do the same.
He didn’t play the public. He made it very clear that they should properly compensate him for airing his old show. His beef was that he didn’t make a cent from it. Especially a network like HBO, who once told him that they didn’t need him when he pitched Chappelle Show to them. He got his fans onboard and Netflix knows he makes them money, so they stopped the streams and negotiated a streaming revenue deal with him. It was clear from the beginning of his protest.
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