Comedian Dave Chappelle attacked during LA show: report

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Comedian Dave Chappelle was assaulted on stage while delivering a stand-up set in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, according to the Hollywood Reporter magazine. The comedian was performing at the “Netflix Is A Joke” comedy festival at the city’s Hollywood Bowl venue when he was attacked, the publication said, citing video footage of the incident shared on social media. The footage showed an unidentified person appearing to tackle the comedian — who has recently attracted protests for jokes seen to be transphobic — to the ground, before the attacker was taken into custody by …

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