Dave Chappelle Attacker Reveals Motive

The Los Angeles man who tackled Dave Chappelle on stage said in a New York Post exclusive that he was “triggered” by the comedian’s jokes that mentioned LGBTQ and homelessness topics, but insisted he never wanted to harm him.

Speaking to the Post from a jailhouse, Isaiah Lee, who was arrested Thursday on an attempted murder charge, said Chappelle should be more “sensitive” when it comes to certain joke premises.

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

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