Dave Chappelle
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Dave Chappelle's Hollywood Bowl performance Tuesday night came to a temporary screeching halt when an attendee rushed the stage and attacked the comedian.

 What made the situation even scarier was that the guy pulled out a gun and pointed it at the comedian as he was rushing on stage.

The unforgettable scenario went down toward the end of Dave's, when a man in the audience somehow got on stage and manhandled Dave, tackling him violently and slamming him to the ground.


According to TMZ, the attacker pointed the gun at Chappelle as he rushed him however, the gun was not real but a replica of a semi-automatic which weirdly had a knife attached to it.

The attacker got up and started running as a swarm of people went after him.

He was running around the screen on the stage when, as to how TMZ put it, "the mob caught up with him and beat the crap out of him, stomping on him."


They further explained saying that Jamie Foxx and Busta Rhymes got a few licks in.

Upon exiting the event, Dave was ok but the attacker was injured and taken by stretcher to an ambulance.

We're told he's currently in the hospital as LAPD sources revealed that the man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.

Dave continued with his act, telling the audience, "I don't know if that was part of the show. I grabbed the back of that n***** head, his hair was spongy, absorbent."

Apparently, after the attack, Chris Rock, who was one of Dave's special guests, walked on stage, hugged his pal and said, "Was that Will Smith?"

It's unclear who the attacker is or why he did it, but the show went on as planned

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