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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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91.

Lesliez    

Sorry, he's coming unglued...again. Can't go down this road with him...again. Too painful to watch. I've unfollowed him. It will be a sad day, but it's coming.

732 days ago
92.

barnyardhumor    

He should be fired. That said, Scott DIsick on an episode of the Kardashians, urinated all over the house which is okay I guess. Bet Kimmy would have loved to clean that up!!

732 days ago
93.

Christian    

just cancelled my directv and got ATT Uverse....if you are too damn scared to make someone clean up their own piss and don't have the balls to fire him, i don't want anything to do with you...buh bye

732 days ago
94.

EastCoastChopper    

Memo to Artie:

1. Cocaine is addictive
2. This is not Howard Stern 1985

end memo

732 days ago
95.

kjm    

Looks like someone might be on HEROIN again!!

732 days ago
96.

SusanCoyote    

Every time I see his picture, I expect to see his obituary after it. Not trying to be mean, I just think he needs help and is in big trouble.

732 days ago
97.

Allen Ridak    

On second thought, I wish I were the one cleaning this up! Have always fantasized about an overweight man relieving himself on or near me, as strange as that sounds.

732 days ago
98.

Sabrina    

This guy needs major help. It's about time he realizes he has people-- namely his family-- who love him and want him to survive.

732 days ago
99.

buxxy    

Big fat slob. No talent.

732 days ago
100.

dd    

Fat and Nasty.

732 days ago
101.

Ratings Needed    

WHO actually listens to this slob? What a waste! He's gross.

732 days ago
102.

Lois    

THIS IS WHY NEWCOMERS should be given a chance #THELOLOSHOW TA-TA'S & HA HA'S
http://www.athleticallyvoluptuous.blogspot.com/2012/06/lolo-show-ta-tas-ha-has.html

732 days ago
103.

Caleigh    

Wondering why he didn't return to Howard Sterns show, maybe he is still using???? Sober people don't piss on floors.

732 days ago
104.

Michelle    

What an idiot. Always sabotaging his career. Baby Gorilla needs to fade into obscurity.

732 days ago
105.

Philip    

Why did they make Fred Armisen clean it up?

732 days ago
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