Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle announce joint stand-up show

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They’re standing up to their attackers.

Chris Rock, 57, and Dave Chappelle, 48, have announced a joint stand-up comedy show in London just weeks after both comedians were attacked on stage while performing.

The show will take place at the O2 Arena on September 3 but tickets will go on sale for the general public on June 10.

The controversial comedians have set an age limit at their event, only welcoming guests 18 years and older.

Rock recently joined Chappelle on stage at West Hollywood’s “The Comedy Store”, where both poked fun at their recent attacks. 

Chappelle was attacked on stage in May while performing at the “Netflix is a Joke” show in Los Angeles. Accused attacker Isaiah Lee, 23, said he was “triggered” by the comedian’s jokes about the LGBTQ community and homelessness.

Video from the event shows Lee charging at Chappelle on stage, knocking him over and fleeing before security grabs him.

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Chappelle was attacked on stage by a stranger in Los Angeles in May while performing at the “Netflix is a Joke” show.
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“I wanted him to know that next time, he should consider first running his material by people it could affect,” Lee told The Post during a jailhouse interview. “I wanted Dave Chappelle and people to know that these are things you need to be more sensitive about and not joke about.” 

The wannabe rapper claims he was inspired to attack the comedian by Will Smith’s slap at Rock at the Academy Awards.

Smith infamously slapped the stand-up comic onstage during the televised awards show after Rock cracked a bald joke about the actor’s wife, Jada-Pinkett Smith, who’s openly discussed her struggles with alopecia, an autoimmune disease that causes hair to fall out in clumps.

Chris Rock hosting SNL
Rock was slapped across the face by Will Smith during the 94th Academy Awards in March.
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The slap caused a wave of controversy and debate but, while Smith continues trying to win back fans, Rock and Chappelle are moving on with their slapstick comedy bits.

Chappelle also recently booked a last-minute show in Buffalo to benefit families of the Top supermarket mass-shooting victims. The horrific crime took place in a predominantly black Buffalo neighborhood and appeared to be a racially motivated attack.

Violent crime of all kinds has been rising around the country, according to the most recent FBI crime data, but these comedians are hoping that laughter really is the best medicine.

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