"He's not a homophobic or transphobic person. He makes fun of himself. It's fun," Rogan said on his podcast.
The walkout is the latest development in the fight inside Netflix over Dave Chappelle's standup special, 'The Closer.'
Netflix confirmed that it had fired a worker last week for "sharing confidential, commercially sensitive information outside the company."
On Wednesday, Netflix employees planned to walk out in protest of the company's response to the Chappelle controversy.
Netflix said the company has "much more work to do" in response to Wednesday's planned walkout by employees.
The Netflix co-CEO admitted he "screwed up" over his communications to staff over the controversial stand-up show.
The trans employee resource group wants a more prominent role in the company, and a disclaimer placed before content containing transphobic imagery or language.
Terra Field, a senior software engineer, went viral last week after she criticized Dave Chappelle's Netflix special on Twitter.
Channing Tatum used his Instagram account to give his opinion on the Dave Chappelle controversy after the recent Netflix special "The Closer."
The move comes reportedly due to metrics about Dave Chappelle's controversial specials being covered in a Bloomberg story.
Dave Chappelle has been criticized by many for recent jokes about transgender people, but he's included such material in his act for years.
There is no general clamoring for wokeness shoehorned into every aspect of entertainment.
The streaming giant is under fire from the left for backing the comedian: his show has been slammed for demeaning LGBTQ and trans people.
Transgender employees at the streaming giant are leading a walkout in protest of Dave Chappelle's new special and comments made by CEO Ted Sarandos.
Netflix's CEO has defended the comedian's special and said the platform will not be taking it down.
The software engineer at the streaming giant made headlines this week when her tweets about Dave Chappelle's new comedy special went viral.
Terra Field went viral last week when she tweeted in opposition to the stand-up comedian's anti-trans jokes on his latest special for the streaming giant.
Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special, "The Closer" has come under fire for some controversial jokes, and his admission of being 'team TERF.'
"Some people find the art of stand-up to be mean spirited but our members enjoy it, and its' an important part of our content offering," he wrote.
The transgender writer and showrunner announced she will no longer work with Netflix after it debuted Dave Chappelle's controversial special, "The Closer."
The comedian remained unrepentant amid the criticism he's faced for jokes in his recent Netflix special that many feel are anti-LGBTQ+.
Comedian Dave Chappelle's stand-up special, "The Closer" was released on Netflix on Wednesday—and is already facing furious criticism.
Morgan Freeman helped Dave Chappelle promote his sixth Netflix comedy special. Chappelle also pays tribute to comedian Norm Macdonald in "The Closer."
Jon Stewart and Pete Davidson have teamed up to organize "NYC Still Rising After 20 Years: A Comedy Celebration," marking the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
Candace Owens has, through strong positions and controversies, fast become an emerging figure of America's new right,
"There is no possible way that I owe Candace Owens an apology, is there?" Chappelle asked on his podcast, "The Midnight Miracle."
Comedian Chappelle was announced a surprise performer by Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl during the concert at New York City's Madison Square Garden on Sunday.
The comedian has been performing socially-distanced shows in Ohio since June before his winter stint on stage in Texas.
Chappelle spoke about Joe Biden becoming president-elect in his 16-minute opening monologue.
Dave Chappelle hosted the post-election Saturday Night Live hours after President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris gave their victory speeches.