Dave Chappelle’s attacker on the Hollywood Bowl stabbed his personal roommate with the same duplicate handgun with a hidden blade that was used on the comic. The roommate of the attacker, who was recognized as Isaiah Lee, talked about that the latter had turn into ‘more and more erratic’ months earlier than attacking Chappelle and likewise wrote unusual notes whereas bragging about his marijuana use. In his testimony, the roommate stated that Isaiah Lee attacked him after they acquired right into a tussle, following which the latter fled their residence.
Dave Chappelle’s Hollywood Bowl attacker stabbed roommate with the same knife
According to Rolling Stone, the victim talked about, “He was saying, ‘I’m smoking on your brother,’ bragging about how much Money he’s making – whatever he was doing – how much weed he was smoking.” He continued, “It didn’t make sense to me. He knew my brother had handed away just a few months earlier than that. It was disrespectful.”
Talking in regards to the assault that occurred in December 2021, the roommate additional talked about, “We started tussling, and I got stabbed.”
The Los Angeles Police Department has additionally launched pictures of the knife discovered on Lee after he attacked Chappelle earlier this yr. Meanwhile, Lee hasn’t pleaded responsible to ‘misdemeanour costs of battery, possessing a lethal weapon with intent to assault, and interfering with a public occasion’, as per Deadline. He additionally prevented felony costs.
Dave Chappelle’s attacker says he was offended by comic’s jokes
Lee, who got here as an viewers member at Chappelle’s Hollywood Bowl stint, stated that whereas he was there to have enjoyable, the comic’s jokes in regards to the LGBTQ group and homelessness amongst different issues made him livid. He admitted that he himself has skilled homelessness.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lee stated, “It’s a struggle, and I wanted Dave Chappelle to know it’s not a joke.” He additional added that he would not remorse his actions.