Chappelle Onstage Assault Ain’t Funny!

22nd Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Dave Chappelle - Show, Washington, USA - 27 Oct 2019
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Controversial comic Dave Chappelle was tackled on a L.A. stage by an armed spectator, but the unflappable funnyman immediately bounced back with a bunch of tasteless jokes!

Lawmen say Chappelle, 48, was appearing at the Hollywood Bowl when Isaiah Lee, 23, charged at the stand-up comedian and violently knocked him to the ground!

A witness claims Lee “got his ass kicked by at least ten people” before he was arrested. The suspect was later treated at a hospital for minor injuries.

Meanwhile, the Robin Hood: Men 
in Tights star — who’s come under fire from the LGBTQ community for his insensitive wisecracks about transgender folks — quipped his “idiot” assailant was “a trans man” and joked about how he’d “stomped a n***a backstage.”

According to the LAPD, Lee was carrying a fake handgun with a blade inside and was charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon. He is being held on $30,000 bail.