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Dave Chappelle’s Alleged Attacker Explains Why He Was Triggered To Attack The Comedian

Isaiah Lee revealed what chose him to react during an interview at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility where he is currently being held.

Dave Chappelle’s alleged attacker that charged at him during his set at the Netflix Is A Joke show in early May is now explaining why he tackled the comedian.

According to the New York Post, Isaiah Lee, spoke with the outlet from the Twin Towers Correctional Facility to share that a few punch lines made by Chappelle didn’t sit well with the 23-year-old.

“I identify as bisexual… and I wanted him to know what he said was triggering,” Lee revealed. “I wanted him to know that next time, he should consider first running his material by people it could affect.”

Lee explained that Chappelle's joke about homelessness and pedophilia also rubbed him the wrong way. Lee noted that he was molested when he was 17.

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“I’m also a single dad and my son is five,” Lee said. “It’s a struggle and I wanted Dave Chappelle to know it’s not a joke.”

In case you missed it, Chappelle was performing stand-up as part of the Netflix Is a Joke comedy festival in Los Angeles on May 3 when a man ran on the stage attempting to tackle the comic. Later identified as Lee, an aspiring rapper by the name NoName__Trapper, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after having a replica handgun that could eject a blade in his possession, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said his office filed four misdemeanor charges, which include battery, possession of a weapon with intent to assault, unauthorized access to the stage area during a performance, and commission of an act that delays the event or interferes with the performer.

On Thursday (May 20), the 23-year-old was charged with attempted murder after being accused of stabbing his roommate during an altercation at a transitional housing on Dec. 2, 2021. He pleaded not guilty and remains behind bars with his bail set at $30,000, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.

He is scheduled for his next hearing related to the attempted murder charge on June 2.

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