Chris Rock And Dave Chappelle Announce Joint Comedy Show

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Leena Nasir Entertainment Reporter
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Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle announced that they will be co-hosting a comedy show Sept. 3 in London.

The comedians revealed they will be coming together to offer fans an epic opportunity to watch them perform live together at the O2 Arena this fall, the New York Post reported Tuesday. Tickets for this comedy combo will be available June 10 and are expected to sell fast.

Chapelle and Rock have set an age limit for this event, noting that fans interested in attending this entertainment special will have to be 18 years of age or older, according to the New York Post. This show isn’t the only thing they have in common. Chapelle and Rock have both been victims of shocking on-stage attacks in recent weeks.

The two comedy greats recently performed together at the “Comedy Store” in West Hollywood, and made light of the violence they’ve both faced while performing. (RELATED: Will Smith Slap ‘Opened The Floodgates’: Howie Mandel Fears For His Safety After The Attack On Dave Chappelle)

Rock’s attack unfolded on the Oscars stage during the live show March 27. He made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s baldness by referencing her in connection to “G.I. Jane 2,” which prompted Will Smith to storm the stage and slap Rock across the face, according to the BBC.  The now infamous moment has changed the landscape of live shows and resulted in Smith’s suspension from the Academy and all related Academy experiences for a period of at least 10 years.

Chappelle was attacked by a man on the Hollywood Bowl stage May 3 during his performance at “Netflix is a Joke,” according to Vanity Fair. Isaiah Lee was promptly arrested and later spoke out to say he was “triggered” by Chappelle’s jokes and comments about the LGBT community, as well as comments about homelessness, according to The New York Post.