Hollywood Comedian Dave Chappelle
Hollywood comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked by a man during the show. The comedians were attending the “Netflix is a joke” comedy festival.
American Stand Up Comedian (American Stand Up ComedianDave Chappelle is in danger these days. During one of his shows on Tuesday night, Dave was fatally attacked on stage by a man. This attack of Los Angeles Hollywood bowl (Hollywood Bowl) was done during the performance in the field. The video of the attack on the comedian is becoming increasingly viral on social media. However, the Los Angeles police team has also started its action on this matter. The police team says that the person who attacked was 23 years old. He first chapel (Dave Chappelle) was aimed by the weapon. But during the search, the weapon was found to be a handgun, which had a knife blade.
Let us tell you that the suspect has been identified by the police as Isaiah Lee of Los Angeles. He was arrested by the police only after the attack. After which now the accused miscreant was accused of making a deadly attack on the comedian. However, the condition of Chappell is said to be fine at the moment. They did not suffer any loss of life and property during the attack. After the incident, the police took the accused Lee to the hospital and got him treated. After that he was taken to the police station and arrested. Let us inform that the accused has been arrested on bail of 30 thousand dollars.
After the attack, police took a statement from Chappell’s representative, Carla Sims. In which Sims said that “this incident should be thoroughly investigated. Also, Chappell is providing full support to the active police investigation of the incident.” Sims further said that, “Her comedy performance by Chappell at the Hollywood Bowl was excellent and record-breaking. Several videos were shared on social media, in which the attacker can be clearly seen running on stage and hitting the chapel. During this, many people present there ran to help Dave, but by then the comedian fell on the floor.
Dave was not injured in the attack
As of now, Chappell has not suffered any kind of damage in the attack. He returned to the sets to end his show after the incident. He joked to the audience that the attacker was a trans man, mentioning how recent comments about the comedian’s gender identity have sparked outrage in the transgender community.
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Dave was a part of Netflix’s Comedy Festival
Let us tell you that during this time Chappell was giving a stage performance as part of the “Netflix is a joke” comedy festival. The show was sponsored by the streaming giant. This comedy festival was taking place at the Hollywood Ball Venue of the city. The video after this incident is now being shared continuously on social media. Also, after the attack, Chris Rock asked, “Was it Will Smith?”
Just came out of the Hollywood Bowl where a man charged and tackled Dave Chapelle on stage and got his ass kicked by at least 10 people.
LAPD and LAFD are now loading him into an ambulance pic.twitter.com/7SXPe9e8az
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An unknown man clashed with the comedian
In the footage of this accident, you can clearly see that an unknown man comes on stage and confronts the comedian and knocks Dave Chappelle to the ground. The comedian was recently facing criticism and protests for his transphobic joke. After this the attacker was taken into their custody by the security officers. So far no statement has been issued by the Los Angeles Police Department. After this incident, Chappell was seen joking on social media that “he was a trans person.”
The idiot getting beaten down after attacking Dave Chappelle at Hollywood Bowl pic.twitter.com/Ft0FIUyjWv
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The trans community was ridiculed
In the year 2019, Chappell was awarded the Mark Twain Award for American Humor. But, now she is being criticized for making fun of the transgender community.