New info has actually emerged about the attack on Dave Chappelle that happened at Netflix is a Joke: The Celebration, consisting of an obvious intention. The occurrence occurred previously this month while Chappelle was carrying out on phase as one of the celebration’s headlining acts. The comic had rather the scare when a man hurried onto the phase and tackled him, and the unusual experience was made even more scary when it was exposed the enemy was bring a blade connected to a reproduction weapon.

The enemy has actually given that been recognized as 23-year-old Isaiah Lee. In a brand-new interview with the New york city Post, Lee declares that he assaulted Chappelle since he felt “triggered” by the comic’s jokes, particularly his product about the LGTBTQ+ neighborhood. Lee likewise states he hopes the attack will teach Chappelle a lesson.


“I identify as bisexual … and I wanted him to know what he said was triggering,” stated Lee, speaking from the Twin Towers Reformatory in Los Angeles. “I wanted him to know that next time, he should consider first running his material by people it could affect.”

According to Lee, he checked out the celebration meaning to have a “good time,” however things deviated when Chappelle’s product took goal at his previous debates with the LGBTQ+ neighborhood. Since he had actually formerly been homeless himself, Lee states he likewise complained jokes about homelessness, however the joke that presumably made him choose to hurry the phase was stated to be a “crude” joke about kid abuse.

After the attack, it appeared that security had actually roughed up Lee based upon pictures of his hurt face that had actually gone viral quickly afterwards. Lee states that they spat on him and twisted him “as if on purpose,” breaking his arm and providing him 2 shiners. However, the Post reports that Lee does not regret what took place as he saw it as a chance to “speak out” versus offending comics.

“I told him my mother and grandmother, who fought for his civil rights to be able to speak, would be upset at the things he said,” Lee claims he informed Chappelle backstage as he was being eliminated.

“Now your story will die with you, son,” Chappelle is stated to have actually reacted.

Dave Chappelle’s Aggressor Might Be Disappearing for a Very Long Time

Lee confesses he was bring a reproduction pistol with a retractable blade when he took on Chappelle on phase, however insists he had not meant to utilize it. Formerly, Lee had actually taped a rap tune under the name “NoName_Trapper” called “Dave Chappell,” and he states his operate in hip hop has actually made him a “minor celebrity.” Lee claims that he constantly brought the weapon for defense because of that.

For the attack on Chappelle, Lee is dealing with 4 misdemeanor counts, however different legal issues might wind up putting him away for a long time. Due to the viral attention the attack on Chappelle had actually brought, a previous roomie of Lee’s had actually recognized him as the individual who had actually stabbed him in December at a transitional real estate center. For that occurrence, Lee has actually been charged with tried murder, a criminal offense he might have gotten away with if not for the Netflix celebration occurrence.

“It was practically done,” Lee said, referring to his attack on Chappelle getting downgraded to misdemeanor charges. “However it went from me most likely just doing 6 months [in jail] and needing to do social work and living in a transitional house … to perhaps 15 or more years in prison.”