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Chris Redd Says He Was Hit “With Something Metal” During Attack Outside New York’s Comedy Cellar

Chris Redd says his attacker outside of New York’s Comedy Cellar last week left his face “gushing blood.” The comedian, whose HBO Max special Why Am I Like This? dropped Thursday, details his experience for the first time in a new episode of The Daily Beast‘s The Last Laugh podcast. In a clip of the […]

Chris Redd Says He’s “Healing Fast” After Being Attacked Outside New York Comedy Club

Chris Redd says he’s “resting up” and doing OK after he was attacked in front of the Comedy Cellar last week. The actor and Saturday Night Live alum posted a statement to his Instagram story on Sunday with an update on his health status after he was punched in the face by an unidentified individual […]

Comedian Chris Redd Assaulted Outside New York Comedy Venue

Former Saturday Night Live star Chris Redd was assaulted near a New York comedy club Wednesday night. The 37-year-old comedian and actor was punched by an unknown assailant outside the Comedy Cellar after arriving at the venue, an NYPD spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. A preliminary investigation determined that the assault took place after […]

Chris Redd Exits ‘SNL’ After Five Years

Saturday Night Live will be down another veteran castmember when its 48th season premieres. Chris Redd, who’s been with the show since 2017, is departing. He becomes the eighth castmember to leave the long-running NBC sketch show before season 48 debuts on Oct. 1. Redd’s departure follows those of Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon […]

Jak Knight, Stand-Up Comedian, Writer and Actor, Dies at 28

Jak Knight, a stand-up comedian, actor and writer who recently co-created the Peacock series Bust Down, has died. He was 28. Knight died Thursday night in Los Angeles, his family announced through an agency rep. Additional details, including cause of death, are not being released at this time. “Knight’s loved ones ask that their privacy […]

‘SNL’: Zoe Kravitz Makes Hosting Debut, But Multiple Catwomen Crash Her Monologue

Zoë Kravitz kicked off the latest Saturday Night Live episode with a vibrant cat-themed monologue. “I currently have a new movie out called The Batman,” she explains at the top of her debut appearance as host of the variety sketch series. “In the movie I play Catwoman. Sorry, THE Catwoman. To prepare for the role […]

Peacock’s ‘Bust Down’: TV Review

The comedy stars Sam Jay, Chris Redd, Jak Knight and Langston Kerman as four friends working dead-end jobs at a casino in Gary, Indiana.