Chris Redd still has some injuries from the attack that occurred on Thursday near New York City’s Comedy Cellar. Redd, a SNL alum, was left with severe injuries after the attack. He was taken to hospital immediately and his scheduled shows were cancelled.
He was in good condition at the time of his hospitalization. He was also able recover the necklace that the assailant attempted to steal from his neck. Although the suspect has not been arrested by police, Redd says that he will be taking extra precautions and that the attacker used more than his fists to assault him.
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According to The Daily MailAccording to reports, the attack involved two men. TMZ says that one of the attackers used brass knuckles,. Redd ended up with two black eyes and a massive gash on the nose, which required stitches.
TMZ reports that Redd was approached by one of the men as he left his car near the club. According to The Daily Mail Redd has spoken with police and is being interviewed about the incident. “rocked to the core”Following the incident, security plans were made.
Redd was just one of many SNL stars who left the network this summer. He announced his resignation shortly before the premiere of the new season. Redd also revealed that he was romantically involved with Kenan Thompson’s ex-wife.
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Redd worked alongside Thompson on the sitcom and was a part of the series since the beginning. However, there is no word on whether that caused the exit. According to the Daily Mail, there is no animosity between former co-stars. Thompson and Redd have been in touch for more than five year. This would have been before Redd’s SNL debut, so it shouldn’t play a role in anything.
It seems like a frightening incident, with thieves trying to profit from the well-known names who come and go. Redd is now on the mend. He should be able to find better outcomes moving forward.