Dave Chappelle was tackled on stage by an viewers member Tuesday night time throughout his stay present on the Hollywood Bowl.
The comedian, 48, was performing as a part of the “Netflix Is A Joke” pageant, when the mayhem unfolded round 10:45 pm, towards the tip of the stand-up present, in line with witnesses.
Surprising video footage exhibits Chappelle standing on stage as an viewers member fees and slams him to the bottom. Seconds later, the attacker was tackled to the bottom by safety. LAPD responded to the chaos and confirmed the attacker was arrested and brought to an area hospital for minor accidents.
Moments after the unprovoked sort out, comedy visitor Chris Rock got here on stage and gave Chappelle a hug, earlier than saying, “Was that Will Smith?”
Rock referred to the notorious Will Smith slap after making a joke about his spouse Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair loss.
LAPD affirm to KABC they responded to an incident on the Hollywood Bowl round 10:45 p.m., and a person who was reportedly armed with a gun and a knife was taken into custody. #netflixisajokefest #DaveChappelle
— Stephanie Wash (@WashNews) Could 4, 2022
Following the incident, Chappelle appeared to hold on with the present.
He later instructed the viewers: “I don’t know if that was a part of the present. I grabbed the again of that n–s head, his hair was spongy, absorbent.”
The attacker was later taken to hospital after sustaining accidents.
Surprising video footage exhibits Chappelle standing on stage as an viewers member fees and slams him to the bottom. ABC 7
In a single Twitter video, the suspect is seen laying on a stretcher along with his elbow dealing with the opposite means.
“A person charged and tackled” Chappelle simply because the present was ending, in line with a tweet from Brianna Sacks, a BuzzFeed journalist who was on the present.
She stated safety “rushed and began punching and kicking the s– out of Chappelle’s attacker”.
Simply got here out of the Hollywood Bowl the place a person charged and tackled Dave Chapelle on stage and acquired his ass kicked by not less than 10 folks.
LAPD and LAFD at the moment are loading him into an ambulance pic.twitter.com/7SXPe9e8az
— Brianna Sacks (@bri_sacks) Could 4, 2022
In one other video, Chappelle thanked Jamie Foxx for speeding in to assist him, saying, “Hear, I simply need to say I’ve had an unbelievable time.”
“I’ve been doing this 35 years, I simply stomped a n–a backstage. At all times needed to do this,” he added.
After Foxx left the stage Chappelle instructed the gang, “All people compose yourselves.”
One viewers member, Jayvee Vincent, instructed The Put up the gang thought it was a part of the present.
“Whereas watching the tip of the present Dave had the mic and as he’s introducing his favourite band to return on stage and carry out, some random particular person charged at him like a soccer participant and tackled him on stage,” he instructed The Put up.
Following the surprising incident, Dave Chappelle appeared to hold on with the present.Twitter / Jed Simon
Footage exhibits the suspect who attacked Dave Chappelle laying on a stretcher along with his elbow dealing with the opposite means.Twitter / Jed Simon
British comic Jimmy Carr rushed to Twitter after the present ended to share a selfie with Chappelle. The comedian described the stand-up present as “loopy” after witnessing the assault himself.“
The Hollywood Bowl present with the legendary Dave Chappelle was loopy. Simply blissful everybody’s okay,” he wrote alongside the picture.
One other viewers member, Geoff Witt, instructed The Put up there was “shock and anger” in the direction of the attacker.
“It was only a dumb particular person making an attempt to do one thing silly,” he instructed The Put up. “He in some way acquired by the preliminary safety.”
LAPD and Chappelle’s reps didn’t reply to The Put up’s request for remark.
Dave Chappelle’s attacker was later taken to hospital after sustaining accidents following the incident at Hollywood.Twitter / Jed Simon