NEW ORLEANS (PageSix) — Comedian Andy Dick was “sucker punched” by a man after performing over the weekend at a New Orleans nightclub, leaving him unconscious for 15 minutes, witnesses and the entertainer claimed.
Dick, 53, said he was attacked early Saturday by an unknown suspect after a performance at One Eyed Jacks nightclub, where he met fans outside after the show to take pictures and mingle.
The controversial comedian and musician was then “sucker punched” to the ground, knocking his head on a motorcycle and striking the pavement as he fell, according to guitarist-singer Paris Dylan, who performed at the club in the French Quarter with Dick, the Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate reports .
The assault left Dick “knocked out 100 percent for 15 minutes” before he was rushed by ambulance to a hospital, where he was put in an intensive care unit for a “possible brain bleed,” he told the outlet.
The promoter of Dick’s shows in New Orleans said it’s unclear why the comedian was targeted, adding that he was on “his best behavior” during the appearance.“Some of […]
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