As the old saying goes; if you can’t stand the heat, then stay out of the kitchen.

Cleary, the guy who randomly attacked Dave Chappelle on stage during his Hollywood Bowl show didn’t get the memo, because he’s now being burned to the third degree on social media by fans of the comedy icon.

In case you missed the insane news, Chappelle was performing his set that was a part of the Netflix Is A Joke special, when a man in the audience seemed to lunge at the star, sending him to the ground.

Although attendees had their phones confiscated upon entry, social media has exploded with posts about the event, including some from the actual event and many from the aftermath, with one video showing a man, believed to be Chappelle, being body-slammed by someone who appears out of nowhere. He is cut off mid-sentence with an audible grunt from the force of the attack.

Reports have said that actor Jamie Foxx was among those to come to the aid of the comedian.

However, Dave’s injuries were nothing compared to that of the assailant, with videos posted by attendees after the event appearing to show the man being loaded into an ambulance with his arm and elbow… not where they should be.

One post noted the man was then jumped by ” that allegedly attacked Chappelle had his hands “broken and dislocated” after security “stomped out” the attacker (though this is not yet confirmed).

Ever the professional, Chappelle later returned to the stage to thank Jamie Foxx for intervening.

“Whenever you’re in trouble Jamie Foxx will show up in a sheriff’s hat,” he joked.

“This man is an absolute genius – we got to make sure we protect him at all times man – this is what it’s about…” Foxx replied.

In a move that Dave himself would very much approve of, social media has gone into overdrive with fans making fun of the comedian’s attacker and his unfortunate outcome.

Of course, many users seized the opportunity to revive some classic Chappelle’s Show moments in wake of the event.

They also didn’t hold back when it came to poking fun at the attacker’s current physical condition.

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