Faizon Love Roasted For Being A Hater On Main About Nicole Byer's Netflix Special
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Faizon Love Roasted For Being A Hater On Main About Nicole Byer's Netflix Special

Comedian Faizon Love is getting slammed on the internet for coming for fellow comedian Nicole Byer.

According to The Source, Love decided to go on social media to give be bitter about Byer's Netflix special Nicole Byer: BBW (Big Beautiful Weirdo). In his Instagram post, he said, "So after very long consideration I felt the only way to get a Netflix special is to become an unfunny Black woman. My new name is Nicole Byer…this is my transformation."

As The Source wrote, Byer's comments seem like they exist on a level of misogynoir, since he hadn't ever come out against other female comics who have Netflix specials, including Ali Wong, Amy Schumer, and Chelsea Handler.

But Twitter had time for Love, with Marc Lamont Hill writing on Twitter, “That woman wasn’t bothering nobody. Why attack her? Throwing Black women under the bus because you don’t have a Netflix special? And why do you possibly think you deserve a Netflix special?”

Others on Twitter gave Love a piece of their mind.

One commenter wrote, “If Faizon Love put as much energy into his own comedy as he did trying to gatekeep others–he might be able to find his own success.” Another wrote, “Somebody please give Faizon Love a comedy special!!!! Gawd, I’m tired of him begging and hating on other people!!!!”

"She hosts a wildly successful Netflix series and he used to be Big Worm, 20 years ago," another Twitter user wrote. "If she wasn't there to get the bag, it would go to someone else who isn't Faizon Love."

Here's what others had to say.

Byer herself has commented on Love's "critique" of her work, writing on Twitter, "This is nice and fun!"

Nicole Byer: BBW (Big Beautiful Weirdo) is streaming on Netflix now.

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