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Dave Chappelle attacked on stage during stand-up show in Los Angeles (video)

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American humorist, Dave Chappelle was attacked whereas performing a Netflix comedy present in Los Angeles on Tuesday evening, Might 3. 

 

Video from the Netflix Is A Joke occasion reveals a person charging onto the stage and tackling the comic earlier than being dragged off by safety. Chappelle gave the impression to be unhurt and continued together with his set, joking: ‘It was a trans man’. 

 

 

Jamie Foxx, who was watching the present on the Hollywood Bowl sporting a sheriff’s hat, rushed on stage to assist detain the attacker.

 

Chris Rock, who later carried out on the occasion final evening got here on stage and joked: ‘Was that Will Smith?’ after his personal violent outburst on stage on the Oscars in March

 

After the attacker was detained, Chappelle thanked Foxx on stage throughout the curtain name.

 

He mentioned: ‘Shout out to Jamie Foxx by the way in which. Everytime you’re in bother, Jamie Foxx will present up in a sheriff’s hat.’ 

 

Foxx replied: ‘I believed that was a part of the present, I did not know what the f***…’

 

Chappelle mentioned: ‘I grabbed the again of that n**** head. His hair was spongy. Absorbent.’

 

Foxx added: ‘Pay attention, I simply wish to say, this man is an absolute genius. We have got to ensure we shield him always.

 

‘For each comic who comes out right here, this implies every thing. You are a genius. You are a legend, I loved myself totally, and we’re not going to let nothing occur to you.’

 

Chappelle mentioned: ‘I have been doing this for 35 years. I simply stomped a n**** backstage. I’ve all the time needed to try this.’

 

After the assault, Jimmy Carr shared a selfie taken with the guy comic and described his Los Angeles present as ‘loopy’.

 

He tweeted: ‘The Hollywood Bowl present with the legendary Dave Chappelle was loopy. Simply completely satisfied everybody’s okay.’

 

Dave Chappelle attacked on stage during stand-up show in Los Angeles  (video)

 

Chappelle got here below fireplace final 12 months over jokes about trans folks in his Netflix comedy present The Nearer.

 

Through the controversial particular, he made one remark stating that ‘gender is a reality’, prompting Netflix employees to protest and mass outrage on social media in opposition to a few of his jokes.

 

Within the particular, he said that he doesn’t hate transgender folks, and tells a protracted anecdote a couple of trans girl comedian, who he describes as a pal, who got here to his protection in earlier entanglements with the group.

 

Chappelle added: ‘Each human being on this room, each human being on Earth, needed to go by way of the legs of a girl to be on Earth. That may be a reality.’

 

He additionally joked that ladies right now view transwomen the identical approach black folks may view white girls sporting blackface, and remarked that ladies are entitled to really feel anger towards transwomen, since Caitlyn Jenner received Glamour journal’s 2015 Lady of the Yr award.

 

‘I would be mad as sh*t if I used to be a girl,’ Chappelle mentioned.

 

The assault comes weeks after Will Smith attacked Chris Rock on stage on the Oscars. The actor slapped the comic on stage after a joke about his spouse Jada Pinkett-Smith’s shaved head. Pinkett-Smith has been open previously about her struggles with alopecia.

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