On the night of October 26, 2022, former Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Redd was assaulted near a comedy club. When Redd arrived at the Comedy Cellar at about 9:40 p.m., the event occurred outdoors. Following the attack, EMS arrived on the scene, and Redd was promptly taken to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan and eventually discharged. Redd and Comedy Cellar representatives have yet to comment on the event. Chris is slated to appear in a few performances, including three at the Comedy Cellar on Thursday. On October 30, 2022, he will also play at the City Winery.
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Chris Redd was taken to the hospital after being attacked outside Comedy Cellar, but he was later discharged. Given that he was freed, it seems that he did not sustain life-threatening injuries. After getting out of his vehicle, Redd was accosted by two individuals, both of whom were sporting brass knuckles. According to TMZ, Redd’s eyes and nose were hurt, necessitating stitches. Both people were dressed as security guards, with masks covering their faces.
One of the guys approached and assaulted Chris first, while the other remained on the opposite side of the street, watching the whole scene. Meanwhile, Redd was unable to identify any of his assailants, and police officials have already obtained security video from which they anticipate apprehending the perpetrators. According to witnesses, the assailants took Redd’s Greg Yuna chain, but it came apart on the street. Although it seems that the act was motivated by robbery, confirmation is still pending.
Chris Redd has been a Saturday Night Live cast member since 2017.
Chris Redd has been a Saturday Night Live cast member since 2017 and has garnered a Primetime Emmy Award for his efforts on the program. He began rapping before switching to sketch comedy and enrolling in comedy workshops at Jokes & Notes, a Chicago-based comedy club. Later, he joined The Second City and relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career as an actor.
Redd appears in the 2016 mockumentary Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, as well as the 2017 Netflix series Disjointed. That same year, he joined Saturday Night Live, where he performed celebrity impressions of U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Kanye West, Sterling K. Brown, and others. But Here We Are, the 37-year-stand-up old’s comedy CD, was published in March 2019. He later starred in the comedy series Kenan and will next be seen in the biographical picture Spinning Gold. He previously starred in the comedy series Bust Down as a disgruntled casino employee, followed by a stand-up comedy special on HBO Max.