Rude shock on American comedian Dave Chappelle who was attacked on stage by a man with a bladed weapon during a show in Los Angeles for Netflix. The man managed to also tackle him to the ground.
The comedian performed Tuesday night (May 3rd) at the Hollywood Bowl when a fan rushed at the stage and tried to attack him. Footage from the show showed a man suddenly rushing at Chappelle and tackling him to the ground.
Within seconds however, Chappelle’s security caught the attacker who, NBC reported, was a 23-year-old man. He was held under control and taken off the stage with people on social media sharing several clips of the incident on Twitter and TikTok.
According to web.de, nothing is known about the motive of the perpetrator but after the attack officials apparently secured a dummy firearm from him, from which a blade can be extended.
The man has been taken into custody for the time period due to the fat the man had with him a deadly weapon. According to the report, $30,000 was requested as bail.