Chris Redd says he’s ‘okay and therapeutic quick’ after NYC assault

Chris Redd says he’s “ok and healing fast” after a stranger attacked him earlier this week in New York Metropolis.

The “Saturday Night Live” alum posted a well being replace Sunday on his Instagram story and vowed to reschedule “any shows” he missed due to the incident. On Wednesday, an unknown assailant punched the comic within the face outdoors the Comedy Cellar in Greenwich Village.

The New York Police Division instructed The Instances on Thursday that Redd sustained a laceration to his face and was transported by emergency medical providers to Bellevue Hospital, the place he was handled and launched. On the time, the suspect had not been recognized or apprehended.

“I’ve been resting up like crazy but I want to say thank you thank you thank you for all the messages of love, the jokes, and the concern!” Redd wrote Sunday on Instagram. “I’ll be back up talking some good s— very soon.”

Redd additionally denied stories that his attacker “snatched” a sequence he was sporting round his neck through the encounter.

“Y’all will just write anything !!” he stated.

In response to his Fb web page, Redd was scheduled to carry out stand-up in New York Metropolis on Sunday, adopted by exhibits in Tacoma, Wash. (Nov. 11-13), Rochester, N.Y. (Nov. 17-19), Springfield, Mo. (Dec. 2-3), and East Windfall, R.I. (Dec. 15-17).

In September, The Instances confirmed that Redd wouldn’t be returning for the forty eighth season of “Saturday Night Live.” The 37-year-old comedian — identified throughout his time on the present for his impressions of distinguished figures equivalent to New York Metropolis Mayor Eric Adams and rapper Kanye West — was amongst a number of veteran solid members to exit the long-running sketch comedy collection after Season 47.

Earlier this month, the comedian launched a trailer for his comedy particular, “Why Am I Like This?,” which begins streaming Nov. 3 on HBO Max.