Chappelle shared new important points of his assault at a secret comedy exhibit in Los Angeles.
The controversial comic used to be tackled through a man whilst performing at the Netflix is a Joke comedy competition on Tuesday.
The alleged assailant, Isaiah Lee, has pleaded not responsible to four misdemeanours.
Dave Chappelle has shared new details of his assault on stage at the Hollywood Bowl at a secret comedy show in Los Angeles.
According to NWZ, said while performing at the Netflix is a Joke comedy festival on Tuesday, a man climbed on stage and attacked the controversial comedian. The man was armed with a replica gun that contained a knife. On Wednesday, US police said the man had been arrested and charged with assault.
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 48-year-old performed at The Comedy Store on Thursday, where he addressed the assault.
Chappelle told the audience – which consisted of celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Sean ‘Diddy Combs, and Yasiin Bey – that he couldn’t see the man’s face but that he got a grabbed hold of his hair. The A Star is Born actor recalled being hugged by his son after the attack, who told him, “Dad, I love you,” reports the publication.
Later in the set, Chappelle revealed that he had convinced the security to meet and speak to his alleged assailant, 23-year-old Isaiah Lee. He shared that Lee said the attack was meant to draw attention to gentrification in Brooklyn after his grandmother was forced out of her neighbourhood.
On Friday, Lee pleaded not guilty to four misdemeanours, reports the Associated Press. According to the report, he has been charged with battery, possessing a deadly weapon with intent to assault, unlawfully crossing from a spectator area onto a stage at a theatrical event and interfering with or delaying such an event with unlawful conduct.
A lawyer for Chappelle requested a protective order which bars Lee – who is still in jail – from coming 91 meters of the comedian.