Dave Chappelle Addresses Crowd After Being Attacked!
On Tuesday night a man rushed the stage and attacked comedian Dave Chappelle as he performed at the Hollywood Bowl. Continue on as Dave Chappelle Addresses Attack
CelebnMusic247.com reports that the man has been identified, a 23-year-old Isaiah Lee–who is responsible for attacking Dave Chappelle, 48.
As previously we reported, the comedian tussled on the stage floor before the man ran away behind a screen on stage. Security then tackled and subdued the man. Isaiah Lee was later removed in an ambulance due to suffering from visible injuries.
Isaiah Lee is reportedly an aspiring rapper who once used the comedian as inspiration in a 2020 song titled “Dave Chappell.” The self-proclaimed rapper goes by the name of NoName_Trapper. The song lyrics are a little odd and mostly repeats,
“Life with you n**s a joke.”
What Happened After Dave Chappelle Attack?
Isaiah Lee, was arrested on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon. At the time of the attack, Lee was carrying a replica gun with a knife hidden inside. He remains jailed with bail set at $30,000.
Thankfully, Dave Chappelle was not injured in the bizarre incident. While the attack was unexpected and would be traumatizing for many, Chappelle refuses to let it overshadow his Hollywood Bowl comedy shows.
Dave Chappelle Rep Releases Statement
The comedian’s rep had this to say in a statement:
The performances by Chappelle at the Hollywood Bowl were epic and record-breaking and he refuses to allow last night’s incident to overshadow the magic of this historic moment. Dave Chappelle celebrated four nights of comedy and music, setting record-breaking sales for a comedian at the Hollywood Bowl. This run ties Chappelle with Monty Python for the most headlined shows by any comedian at the Hollywood Bowl, reaching 70k fans of diverse backgrounds during the first Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival, and he refuses to allow last night’s incident to overshadow the magic of this historic moment.
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