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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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46.

buzz kill    

This slob has spent too much time on his butt plug.

759 days ago
47.

MP    

That's disgusting. What makes anyone think they have the right to make anyone clean up their bodily fluids, barring any medical illness, of course? I would have suspended him for a week.

759 days ago
48.

Rolm    

Nothing but a piece of garbage. Why would anyone listen to this s***. Fire his ass and be done with it.

759 days ago
49.

Vinsetta    

Well now he has a couple of days to walk to Delaware and back to get his fix.

759 days ago
50.

geincolo    

Used to think 'ol Artie was cool and misunderstood. Shows my stupidity.
He is just another mentally challenged buffoon who is a risk of hurting someone for real, eventually.
No longer funny. Pity the fool!

759 days ago
51.

bjt141    

You people that are regulars on this site are really dumb as rocks. First of all, Artie has been having a problem with having to urinate all the time. The bathroom in the studio is far away from the room where they do the show. It happened right at the beginning of coming back from commercial and he didn't want to leave Nick on the air by himself so he tried to piss in a trashcan, he missed partially cause it was small and got some on the wall, then they started joking about it. It really wasn't that big of a deal.

759 days ago
52.

pancake    

coke

759 days ago
53.

Rafaelle Zuccaro    

What do you expect from a GF--ing Pig that worked fpr the BIGGEST PIG on TV???? Between Artie and Howard I cant find an once of DECENCY, or HONOR in any form-- How these people make way to much money, only indicates a Nation loosing it Dignity, and Substance- It also indicates what the sickos that watch this CRUD really are to- What kind of bringing did thes people have to give these TERDS the attention they geT?????

759 days ago
54.

verlinda    

Stupidity is an under statement here

759 days ago
55.

Taylor    

Anyone reading this, google "ALLEN RIDAK" and you will realize how pathetic and lonely he is. :(

759 days ago
56.

Vinsetta    

His buddy Norm Macdonald would be disappointed.

759 days ago
57.

South Beach    

What a pig...I'd tell this Dbag to go **** himself...

759 days ago
58.

Spencer B in MD    

Artie - WTF? Dude, I was hoping you had cleaned yourself up. Still on self-destruct mode, I see. I bet Howard doesn't even mention this - or, if so, just barely.

759 days ago
59.

R. Cortez    

This is a person who deserves to drive a cab in the Bronx. Let's make it happen America, ignore this chump.

759 days ago
60.

Stratcat    

Who would really be surprised if he turned up dead?

759 days ago
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