Comedian Matt Rife is facing backlash after a recent joke in his Netflix special, where he made light of an apology video, sparked controversy. Matt Rife, who gained fame through his TikTok content, seems to have taken a misstep with his recent Netflix special, where his controversial apology video offended many.
Read ahead to know more about Matt Rife getting slammed for his Netflix special about his apology video joke.
Netflix special of Matt Rife goes viral
Comedian Matt Rife initially gained popularity with his TikTok content, and fans loved his videos. Gradually, his videos also went viral on the internet. However, his recent Netflix special, “Natural Selection,” has caused a buzz on the internet, as one of the video links shared by Matt has shocked everyone.
Matt Rife: my special is for guys…— AskAubry 🦝 (@ask_aubry) November 20, 2023
Immediately opens up with a domestic violence joke. pic.twitter.com/IyG0v4AfK5
In the Netflix special, Matt Rife asked anyone who had ever been offended by his jokes to watch his apology video, the link to which he provided. However, fans were left even more shocked and offended after watching his apology video.
Apology video of Matt Rife
In the Netflix special “Natural Selection,” Matt Rife recently shared a link to his apology video for those who have ever felt offended by any of his jokes. However, the shared link actually redirected users to a page that sells “special needs helmets.”
Reminder Matt Rife is a POS pic.twitter.com/EoCWOM90V2— Pro-choice Auntie (@WisKanSass) November 21, 2023
This has seemingly left fans even more disappointed with Matt Rife’s actions, ultimately leading to him getting slammed on the internet for it. Not only was Matt’s apology video joke criticized, but his Netflix special also received criticism from many.
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Users’ reaction to Matt Rife’s apology video joke
Social media was flooded with reactions from users who came across Matt Rife’s apology video joke. Twitter and other social media platforms had users slamming the comedian for his disappointing act.
One of the users commented, “What is the hype with this matt riff raff or whoever. like dude is so unfunny if that is even a thing. Not to mention he isn’t even cute at all. How? Like his standup on Netflix is insufferable”. Another one wrote, “Matt Riff special was mid”.
It remains to be seen whether Matt Rife will actually issue an apology for his joke video or not.
matt rife building his entire career off of women to then trash women in his netflix special and ruining his career was definitely expected idk— rose (@atyourworstmeb) November 21, 2023
okay so i’d love for someone to correct me, but i don’t watch matt rife. i’ve never seen any of his standup. i don’t really watch too much anymore. is he like this the entire set? he feels like a mini dane cook to me. pic.twitter.com/hblqbtbBdy— 𝓀𝑒𝓇𝑒𝓃𝓈𝒶 𝒷𝓊𝓉 𝒿𝑜𝓁𝓁𝓎 🎄❤️ (@mdwstdietcoke) November 20, 2023
Matt Rife’s downfall is finally here pic.twitter.com/bNnxJdyfoD— Charles Entertainment Cheese (@PulpViction) November 21, 2023
Matt Rife opens his special with a “if a woman could cook she wouldn’t have a black eye” joke. Really? This is your god?— Alison Klemp/Fridson (@alisonklemp) November 16, 2023
just watched the matt rife clip of why he is trending… all i can say is this generation is charmin ultra soft— X🥂 (@ZayExclusivee) November 21, 2023
if we’re gonna cancel matt rife, can we cancel him enough to where i’ll get refunded for my ticket to friday’s show?— cali (almost) christmas (@caliiinoel) November 20, 2023
because it doesn’t give me the option to sell it and i want my money back
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