Advertisement

Police investigate report of attack on comedian Andy Dick

Police investigate report of attack on comedian Andy Dick

August 13, 2019 11:23 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Comedian Andy Dick says he was assaulted outside a New Orleans nightclub after performing in the French Quarter. City police say they're investigating "a possible assault involving an individual identified as Andy Dick."

Dick tells The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate that someone punched him early Saturday, knocking him out for 15 minutes.

Advertisement

The comedian and musician is known for his role on the 1990s NBC-TV show "NewsRadio." He was performing at a nightspot before the alleged assault.

Dick says an ambulance took him to a hospital, where he was observed for what he described as a "possible brain bleed."

Robert Couvillion, who promoted the show, says the performer didn't have any reason to expect to be attacked. He says he was "flabbergasted" by what happened.

Credits

(Copyright 2019 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Advertisement
Advertisement

Most Read Stories

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement