Dave Chappelle tackled to the ground on stage during performance for Netflix is a Joke festival
Dave Chappelle (Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com)

Comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked by an irate audience member who rushed the stage in the middle of his performance late Tuesday night in Los Angeles. The violence unfolded inside the Hollywood Bowl during the 48-year-old performer’s set for the Netflix Is a Joke Festival, the streamer’s first-ever live comedy event. Video shared online appears to show the attacker launching himself from the audience and directly into Chappelle, triggering a brief scuffle between the pair on the floor of the stage. At one point, the unidentified man appears to smash the controversial comedian’s microphone a...