Matt Rife Faces Backlash Over Domestic Violence Joke In New Netflix Special & ‘Apology’

Matt Rife is facing backlash. The comedian, who rose to fame on TikTok, sparked controversy by telling a joke about domestic violence in his new Netflix special “Natural Selection.” Amid the controversy, Rife took to his Instagram Stories to issue a fake apology. “If you’ve ever been offended by a joke I’ve told, here’s a link to my official apology. Tap to solve the issue,” he shared. The link that the Rife included takes followers to a website selling products described as “special needs helmets” for children and adults. Access Hollywood has reached out for comment.