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Comedian Dave Chappelle attacked during LA show: report

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And there is the problem when you set a precedent. Copycats come out of the walls.

’Nuff said.

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Was a trans “guy” by all accounts…

Not happy about Dave dropping some truth bombs!

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This is not cool. Dave Chapelle rules.

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Was a trans “guy” by all accounts…

Not happy about Dave dropping some truth bombs!

The tolerant and oh, so empathetic left.

Every. Time.

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Good, glad they roughed the guy up, this is just so out of control, who do these people think they are that they have the right to bum rush a stage and think they can just attack someone, maybe after that deserved beatdown the individual will rethink and reflect on his actions that sent him to the hospital, I saw pics of this guy, he looked messed up and I think his arm was broken, also Jaime Foxx was caught up in the mix as well and add to that the security that the guy has. The guy just had no chance and became a pinata for these people at that point. Thanks to Will Smith you know have these copycat morons that think they have the right to storm a stage when a comedian says something they don't like, Chappelle is now just doubling down on his verbal jokes about these people and he won't shut up or be canceled. The left need to seriously get a grip on reality and realize, that you can't beat your ideology into people, they are not going to take it anymore.

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The attacker "was armed with a replica gun “that can eject a knife blade” when discharged correctly."

Best wishes Dave.

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This ones on you 'the Academy', you let Will Smith slide and said it's O.K. to be crazy.

Chris Rock was on point just after this happened btw. Hahaha!

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To clarify something for the people here.

@Sanjinosebleed

The attacker has NOT been identified as a trans man. The confusion comes from that fact that Dave Chappelle JOKED that the guy might be trans.

I still think David Chappelle is an unfunny transphobe whose comedy punches down in a desperate bid to create controversy to prop up an otherwise stagnating career. Basically the black Ricky Gervais. But the guy who came after him needs a nice stint in a jail cell.

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I still think David Chappelle is an unfunny transphobe whose comedy punches down in a desperate bid to create controversy to prop up an otherwise stagnating career. Basically the black Ricky Gervais.

And they say leftists don't have a sense of humour....

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Pretty scary, because the guy had a gun-shaped knife . At least he got the beating he deserves - anyone deserves if they attack a performer. Dave is a national treasure, so glad he's OK.

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ReynardFoxToday  10:40 pm JST

I still think David Chappelle is an unfunny transphobe whose comedy punches down in a desperate bid to create controversy to prop up an otherwise stagnating career.

His career has been going great the last decade, and he made trans-related jokes a small portion of his performance but of course the progressive left minority got all ruffled at this type of comedy; which is what it is, comedy, and nothing related to transphobia at all.

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Dave picks on everyone. If you don't like his comedy, don't listen or go to his shows. For a few hours, we get to hear something we all think, but are afraid to say.

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Wild stuff indeed.

The videos aren't really good, but pics on twitter are pretty clear.

The attacker got brutally beaten...........pretty comical actually.

Chris Rock asking if that was Will Smith was hilarious.

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Blame Will Smith for this.

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George Carlin is laughing in his grave.

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 Thanks to Will Smith you know have these copycat morons that think they have the right to storm a stage when a comedian says something they don't like, Chappelle is now just doubling down on his verbal jokes about these people and he won't shut up or be canceled. The left need to seriously get a grip on reality and realize, that you can't beat your ideology into people, they are not going to take it anymore.

Will Smith slapped the crap outta somebody who made juvenile jokes about someone with a physical condition. Those 'jokes' are uncalled for in the first place. But at the same time, Dave's comedic subject matter is pretty well known. Nobody told that assailant that he had to attend. The big question IS:

How did that jackass sneak in that knife/gun thing? Why wasn't security more effective in stopping that?

And it's not a matter of 'ideology' or left/right/broken wing whatsoever. To quote Extreme in 1990:

'if you don't like what you're seeing, get the funk out. We won't try to force feed you. Get the funk out'.

Nobody told this idiot he had to come to the show. He bought a ticket, so that's his loss. Of money. Big Dummy.

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Dave has gained a few pounds.

No iam not talking of ganja.

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This is proof that all it takes is one big-eared idiot to upset future events for eternity: thanks a lot will smith.

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Dave picks on everyone. If you don't like his comedy, don't listen or go to his shows. For a few hours, we get to hear something we all think, but are afraid to say.

Great point. We need the comedians; their routines are therapeutic for society. Mental health begins with laughter, not with some greedy corporatist’s pharmaceutical.

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