Comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked in his performance in LA

Dave Chappell was unharmed after an audience member physically attacked a comedian in the middle of his performance in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

Security guards chased the attacker until he left the stage at the Hollywood Bowl

 The attacker was later taken to a stretcher and sustained injuries to his arm and face.

The comedian seemed to lose his restraint for a moment and then joked: 

“That’s a trans man,” calling back to the earlier talk on his set, suggesting that he was assaulted by a sexist and that the former was criticized as transphobic.

At one point, the chapel disappeared to locate the attacker. When he returned, “I’ve been doing this for 35 years.