Former ‘SNL’ Star Chris Redd Speaks Out After Bloody Attack Near Comedy Club

The comic referred to the incident as a “shock social gathering of 1 fist” throughout an look on The Each day Beast’s “The Final Snort” podcast, according to a preview of the episode posted Thursday.

Redd instructed host Matt Wilstein that he was on his strategy to carry out a set on the Comedy Cellar when a person immediately hit him within the face with what he believed to be a metallic object.

“It reduce my nostril to the bone,” he mentioned, including that the quantity of blood was “worrisome.”

The “SNL” alum mentioned the assault left him with two fractures in his nostril and one fracture in his cheek.

“The dude simply hit me and ran off,” Redd mentioned, including that there was “a lot blood” on his face that he couldn’t see the attacker properly.

Redd’s assault was first reported by TMZ. He was amongst numerous “SNL” forged members who left the show forward of its forty eighth season this yr. His first comedy particular, “Why Am I Like This?” premiered Thursday.

The comic mentioned within the podcast interview that he has already been engaged on incorporating jokes about his assault into his future work.

The total episode is about for launch Tuesday.

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