Fans paid arsenic overmuch arsenic $160 to spot Chappelle and got a dainty erstwhile Rock joined him onstage 10 minutes into the set, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Since Chappelle was attacked Tuesday nighttime by a antheral reportedly equipped with a fake weapon containing a knife and Rock was famously slapped by Will Smith astatine the Oscars aft making a gag astir the actor’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, the 2 were obliged to comparison their attackers.
And the mockery was brutal.
“At slightest you got smacked by idiosyncratic of repute!” Chappelle told Rock, according to the Reporter. “I got smacked by a stateless feline with leaves successful his hair.”
Rock’s response: “I got smacked by the softest n**** that ever rapped.”
Chappelle besides offered immoderate backstage gossip astir Tuesday’s attack, saying helium convinced information guards to let him to speech with his alleged assailant, 23-year-old Isaiah Lee.
“I needed to speech to him,” Chappelle said, explaining that helium asked Lee what inspired the attack.
Chappelle said helium suspected Lee mightiness beryllium mentally sick and said the alleged attacker told him helium attacked the comedian to rise consciousness astir his grandma successful Brooklyn who is being forced retired of his vicinity by gentrification.
Although Lee volition not beryllium charged with immoderate felonies, the LA metropolis lawyer charged him with 4 misdemeanor counts: 1 of battery, 1 for possessing a deadly limb with intent to assault, different for unauthorized entree to the signifier country during a performance, and a 4th for committee of an enactment that delays the lawsuit oregon interferes with the performer, according to the New York Post.