On Friday, TMZ revealed Dave Chappelle was able to talk to his attacker.
He convinced the LAPD to convince him to talk to his attacker later that night.
On Tuesday, Chappelle was attacked while performing at the Hollywood Bowl.
He was performing a stand-up routine for the Netflix is a Joke comedy festival.
Chappelle said that his attacker Isaiah Lee, 23, told him why he did it.
Chappelle said Lee told him he was trying to get attention for his grandmother.
She had reportedly been forced out of her neighborhood due to gentrification.
On Friday afternoon, Lee pled not guilty to four misdemeanor charges.
He is currently being held on $30,000 bail and will be due in court on May 20.