New York City, NY – Adult film star Lisa Ann caused quite a stir at comedian Matt Rife’s recent comedy show at Radio City Music Hall. Her disruptive behavior led to her arrest and removal from the venue by the NYPD. This incident is just one of many scandals that have plagued Rife’s career, including backlash for jokes about domestic violence in his Netflix comedy special. Ann’s arrest and Rife’s string of controversies have garnered attention from both fans and critics.
At the show, Ann was allegedly caught recording with her phone, which violated venue policy, and refused to stop when asked to do so. This behavior led to her removal from the hall, during which she became loud, disruptive, and even kicked officers. Ann’s ordeal did not end at the venue – she was handcuffed, taken to an ambulance, and released about 45 minutes later.
In the aftermath of the incident, Ann took to social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, to share her side of the story. She posted about being unjustly removed from the show and claimed that she had not used her phone. A video accompanying her tweet showed her shouting that she had done nothing wrong, further fueling the controversy surrounding the incident.
The arrest at Rife’s show is just one in a series of scandals that have followed him in his comedy career. He faced backlash for a joke about domestic violence in his Netflix Comedy Special, in which he made remarks that were poorly received by the audience. The criticism quickly spread on social media, with viewers expressing disappointment in Rife’s choice of material and his refusal to apologize.
Rife’s controversies have not only sparked outrage but have also raised questions about the boundaries of comedy and the responsibility of entertainers in addressing sensitive subjects. The clash between personal expression and societal expectations has become a central theme in the discussion surrounding his work and the recent incident with Lisa Ann.