How crazy is this? Dave Chapelle was attacked on stage at the Hollywood Bowl by a man while he was doing his stand-up performance as part of the Netflix Is A Joke Fest.
According to multiple reports, the man rushed the stage for the attack and tussled with Chapelle for a short time before running off the stage. However, security guards were able to stop the attacker before he got away.
The LAPD reportedly responded to the incident around 10:45 pm and stated that the unidentified suspect was armed with a knife and a gun.
There are multiple videos on social media of the attack and the aftermath of the suspect being loaded into the ambulance with his arm severely dislocated.
Dave Chappelle was attacked tonight on stage by a man who tackled him while performing at the Hollywood Bowl.
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) May 4, 2022
Someone attacked Dave Chappelle at his show and his security team left that man looking like Mojo JoJo. pic.twitter.com/pna2642x7G
— NUFF (@nuffsaidny) May 4, 2022
Dave Chapelle was not injured in the attack and he continued his show after things settled down.