Comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked while he was performing at a show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, according to many witnesses reports on social media and a video showing a man attempting to tackle Chappelle (seen below). According to multiple reports, the man was allegedly armed with a gun and a knife and was removed from the stage by security prior to being taken away from the stadium on a gurney.
Chapelle, who grew up in Silver Spring and attended Woodlin Elementary School before going to Duke Ellington School of the Arts in DC, appeared uninjured and continued with the show.
The comedian recently announced that he’ll be performing two stand up comedy shows at Maryland Live! Casino & Hotel (7002 Arundel Mills Cir Ste 7777, Hanover, MD) on June 18 and 19 as part of the casino’s ten year anniversary celebration. The shows will take place in The HALL, Maryland Live! Casino’s 4,800 seat venue. Tickets went on sale Friday, April 29, and start at $89.
Someone just tried to attack Dave Chappelle on stage at the Hollywood Bowl 😳😳 pic.twitter.com/PZI3RMRdjD
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