Written By: Kaylee Samuels
Today in hip hop news Dave Chapelle was attacked while he was on stage performing for the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.
On Tuesday night, a man ran on stage and tackled Dave Chapelle. The man was armed.
Dave Chapelle had just finished his set, however he had to return back to stage to promote his new podcast with Talib Kweli and Mos Def. This is when the attack took place.
Security ran onto stage and cornered the attacker, they proceeded to punch him after he was already on the ground.
Dave still went on with his show even after the attack, he called the man an “idiot”.
The man was 23 years old and has since been in custody. The LAPD said the man was arrested and accused of assault with a deadly weapon.
The attacker has since been identified as Isaiah Lee. He is being held in jail with a bail set to 30,000.
After this incident, Chris Rock made a comment saying, “Was that Will Smith?” He said this to make humor of the situation.
This stirred up a lot of mixed opinions between fans.
How do you guys feel about this?
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