They stand against their attackers.
Chris Rock, 57, and Dave Chappelle, 48, have announced a stand-up comedy show together in London, just weeks after both comedians were attacked while performing on stage.
The show takes place at the O2 Arena on September 3rd, but general public tickets go on sale on June 10th.
The controversial comedians have set an age limit for their event and only welcome guests aged 18 and over.
Rock recently joined Chappelle on stage at West Hollywood’s The Comedy Store, where they both poked fun at their recent attacks.
Chappelle was attacked onstage in May while performing on the show “Netflix is a Joke” 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.
“I wanted him to know that next time he should first consider having his material played by people it might affect,” Lee told the Post during an interview at the prison. “I wanted Dave Chappelle and people to know that you have to be more sensitive about these things and not kidding.”
The wannabe rapper claims he was inspired to attack the comedian after Will Smith’s slap in the face at Rock at the Academy Awards.
Smith infamously slapped the standup comic during the televised awards ceremony after Rock made a bald joke about the actor’s wife, Jada-Pinkett Smith, who has spoken openly about her struggles with alopecia, an autoimmune disease, which causes hair to fall out in clumps.
The slap sparked a wave of controversy and debate, but while Smith continues to try to win fans back, Rock and Chappelle continue with their slapstick comedy.
Chappelle also recently booked a last-minute show in Buffalo to help the families of victims of the Top Supermarket mass shooting. The horrific crime took place in a predominantly black Buffalo neighborhood and appeared to be a racially motivated attack.
According to the latest FBI crime data, violent crimes of all kinds are on the rise across the country, but these comedians hope laughter really is the best medicine.