Dave Chappelle Assaulted Onstage by Armed Attacker

Dave Chappelle attacked onstage during a performance at Hollywood Bowl – NBC News.

A 23-year-old man attacked comedian Dave Chappelle onstage at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl arena, pointing a replica handgun that contained a knife blade at the comic. The s replica gun is a type that could eject a real knife blade when discharged correctly.

This man attacked Chappelle as he was about to leave the stage during the Netflix Is A Joke Festival. Security guards pulled him off Chappelle and detained him. The suspect was arrested and accused of assault with a deadly weapon.

Netflix condemned the attack on Chappelle and said the comedian’s performances at the Hollywood Bowl were epic and record-breaking.

The incident at the show appeared to have left some audience members in shock, but Chappelle returned to the stage after being applauded by fans. He also referred to how he has had to ramp up his security after facing widespread backlash for his jokes about the transgender community.

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  1. Dave Chappelle attacked onstage during performance at Hollywood Bowl  NBC News
  2. Dave Chappelle attacked onstage by armed man while performing at L.A.’s Hollywood Bowl  CBS News
  3. The Attack on Dave Chappelle Is an Assault on our Common Humanity | Opinion  Newsweek
  4. Dave Chappelle attacked on stage during Hollywood Bowl performance  KTLA Los Angeles
  5. Dave Chappelle ‘fully cooperating’ with police investigation of attack against him  CNN
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