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Artie Lange

Suspended by DirecTV

for Pissing Incident

7/30/2012 4:10 PM PDT UPDATED: 7/31/2012 8:13 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0730_artie_lange_tmzMt. Artie Lange finally erupted -- the former "Howard Stern Show" comedian has been suspended from his new radio gig for pissing on the studio floor ... and demanding 2 PAs clean it up.

Artie just tweeted "Direct Tv has suspended me from the N&A show for the next 2 nights. They won't tell me fully why. Can't continue w them. Sorry guys. Luv u."

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Odd that Artie claims to not know why he was benched. Sources connected to the "Nick and Artie Show" tell TMZ the suspension came down because Artie urinated on the studio floor -- while on the air Friday.

As if that wasn't enough, he asked "Twinsanity" ... the show's 2 female PAs to clean it up. When they refused, some other poor schmuck got stuck with cleanup duty (below).

0730_artie_pissWe're told when Artie was informed of the 2 day suspension -- he threatened to leave the show for good.

Artie also tweeted ... "Direct Tv are good ppl. I apologize to them for doing an offensive show."

Our sources made it clear ... Artie has NOT been fired -- and honchos at DirecTV think he just needs a couple of days to reevaluate.

Artie's agent tells TMZ, "As Artie stated, he is sorry for the events that transpired on the show last Friday.  He is fully committed to working with DirecTV and looking forward to his return."

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4:25PM PT  Artie has deleted his 2 tweets about DirecTV and his suspension. As for why? Still waiting to hear from his reps.

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mintjulep    

WHAT A GOD DAMN PIG! Fire his ass!

730 days ago
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Majestik    

Direct TV should be looking at the last two incidents. This man is either truly stupid and doing this for attention or he has some SERIOUS ISSUES with women!!! I don't get it, you can't make this stuff up.

730 days ago
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Jen    

Good now Howard can do the right thing and hire him back. Bababooey.

730 days ago
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Sandy    

He hasnt changed one bit since the stern show. He was constantly threatening to quit that show whenever he was the slightest bit annoyed or slighted at anything, he hasnt changed one bit. Howard used to cut him alot of slack , doesnt look like the new employer will.

730 days ago
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Mumra the Ever Living    

He looks like a pig, he acts like a pig, and no doubt he smells like a pig.
This man is really not funny in the least. His brand of humor gets old in about two minutes. When he was with Howard Stern he was able to work off of some truly funny people. Without them he is just a pathetic jerk who pizzes on floors and expects to get laughs from it.
Direct TV is in danger of going under and with the amount of money they pay this jerk it is easy to see why.

730 days ago
6.

zzyzx    

Baby gorilla, what are we going to do with you?

730 days ago
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Kris    

IT WAS A JOKE! Jesus christ get a sense of humor...

730 days ago
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brownisclown    

Artie always comes off as if he's the victim. The thing is, a pattern is evident, and no matter what this fat-arse says, he's the real cause of his own problems. It's not that they don't want you to jump in and play, Artie...it's that you're a solid waste of space who ****s everything up by being a complete dick! I mean if Stern couldn't put up with you, who can? But go ahead and run away with your tail tucked - yet again. Run, fat-boy, Run!

730 days ago
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Jim in Cali    

Not sure what's worse, cleaning up Artie's piss or actually listening to his show every day.

730 days ago
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I am Spartacus    

he hasn't been funny in a while. He tries hard to be funny on twitter but his jokes are lame.

730 days ago
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LDB    

Why is he acting like a Diva?

730 days ago
12.

Pudding Tang    

Unfunny obnoxious bassturd

730 days ago
13.

Annie     

He has always been a pig...no respect for other people..i vote to fire him from the human race!

730 days ago
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ViableV    

That's why Howard never brought him back either

730 days ago
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ecosurfaces    

Idiot. Stupid. Imagine this ******* telling your daughter, for example, to clean up his piss. Fire his dumb ass.

730 days ago
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