David Letterman mocks Dave Chappelle’s attack: “How many of you want to hit me?”

David Letterman He took the stage for the Netflix Is a Joke Festival event on Friday and seemed to be responding to last attack employment Dave Chappelle In the Hollywood Bowl.

Letterman hosted a comedy show live from the Fonda Theater in Los Angeles that also appeared with fellow comedians Rosebud Baker, Phil Wang, and Sam Morrell. Early in the evening, the late-night mainstay CBS thanked the audience for coming and then made a clear reference to Chappelle being attacked on Tuesday night at a different Netflix Is a Joke event.

On Saturday, share Netflix shots Via Letterman’s social media, and streaming service the video titled, “David Letterman on the Dave Chappelle Incident,” although the clip did not include Chappelle’s mention by name.

In the video, the 75-year-old star was seen adjusting his glasses, and suddenly appeared stunned as he ran to the side of the stage. After regaining his composure, Letterman quipped, “I’m sorry—I thought I saw a man coming here.” He then pretended to listen to one of the attendees and said, “He’s just a waiter? I’m so sorry. It was a bit annoying—you know what I mean?”

Letterman continued, “Out of respect for people who come out here, let me just say this: When the show’s over, I’ll be in the lobby, and if anyone wants to come and beat me up, God come outside.” He then pretended to seek a show of hands as he asked, “How many of you want to hit me now?”

Chappelle was performing on Tuesday when the man attacked the stage, knocking him to the ground and pointing a replica of a firearm at the comedian, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The suspect, later identified as Isaiah Lee, 23, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. After the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday that it refused to pursue felony charges, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office filed Four misdemeanor counts against me.

through secret Group in the comedy store Late on Thursday, Chappelle spoke out about the incident, which came a day after his representative announced that the star would not let the attack go.Overwhelmed by magicFrom his performances at the Hollywood Bowl.