Ohhh NOOOO!!! Comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked on stage Tuesday night while performing at the Netflix Is A Joke Festival at the Hollywood Bowl.
Dave Chappelle just got attacked on stage
— Hoodville (@Hoodville_) May 4, 2022
A man rushed the stage as Dave was finishing up his set, the man was said to be armed with a knife and a gun. Dave’s security cornered the man and then drug him backstage for a fierce beatdown.
According to reports, “Security and his entourage then cornered the man as Dave joked about how him getting ‘stomped’ backstage.”
— AlexGB.sfm (@ab_a_w_p) May 4, 2022
Los Angeles police and fire workers carried the man into an ambulance outside the venue. Videos on social media feature Chappelle telling the audience, “it was a trans man.”