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Artie Lange

Artie Lange is a stand-up comedian, actor, and radio personality. He was born on October 11, 1967 in New Jersey. Lange was Howard Stern’s sidekick for eight and a half years until hitting rockbottom in 2010. Addicted to heroin, gambling, and hookers, a depressed Lange attempted to commit suicide by drinking bleach, stabbing himself in the stomach nine times, and slitting his wrists. His mom discovered him and rushed him to the hospital just in time. He spent 18 months in psych wards and detox programs. At the time, he was making upwards of $80,000 in one weekend for stand-up performances. He’s written two books, memoir “Too Fat to Fish” in 2008 and “Crash and Burn” in 2013. Lange was engaged to ex-girlfriend Adrienne, but the former couple split in 2014 because of his sobriety issues. He was arrested in March 2017 for cocaine and heroin possession, but the charges were downgraded to disorderly persons. Lange claims that this arrest caused him to be fired from HBO’s “Crashing,” but the network alleges the show was simply on hiatus and had been renewed for a second season. He hosts the podcast titled “uncensored.” DirecTV cancelled “The Artie Lange Show” in April 2014 after airing for over two years. Lange got his start when he starred on MADtv from 1995-1997.

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Artie Lange Hospitalized For Diabetic Shock

Artie Lange
Hospitalized For Diabetic Shock

4:25 PM PT -- Artie's expected to get out of the hospital tomorrow, according to his rep. We're told he's feeling much better, but he'll be heading home for some rest. As for this weekend's L.A.… READ MORE >

Artie Lange -- Alex Rodriguez Owes Yankees Fans Beers and Hot Dogs

Artie Lange
A-Rod OWES Yankees Fans Free Beers & Hot Dogs

If Alex Rodriguez wants to lounge in the sun while his teammates play baseball ... Artie Lange thinks A-Rod needs to spend some of his $29 million salary on a round of beers -- for all of Yankee… READ MORE >

- 1619 days ago
Artie Lange -- The NFL Needs a Gay Jackie Robinson

Artie Lange
The NFL Needs a Gay Jackie Robinson

Artie Lange says he WASN'T shocked by Chris Culliver's homophobic remarks during his explosive pre-Super Bowl interview with the 49ers player ... 'cause Chris' anti-gay feelings are probably… READ MORE >

- 1688 days ago
Artie Lange -- Suspended by DirecTV for Pissing Incident

Artie Lange
Suspended by DirecTV for Pissing Incident

Mt. 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… READ MORE >

- 1878 days ago
Artie Lange -- 'I Was Arrested in Paris, France'

Artie Lange
'I Was Arrested in Paris, France'

Artie Lange says he spent a night in a French jail cell sometime in the past couple of weeks ... after a failed attempt to fight police officers outside of a theater in Paris. Lange explained the… READ MORE >

- 1891 days ago
Artie Lange -- Baseball Is Very Good to Fat People

Artie Lange
Baseball Is Very Good ... to Fat People

Artie Lange believes baseball might be the most fat-friendly sport on the planet ... claiming the MLB is the only place on Earth where an "enormous fat guy" like NY Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia… READ MORE >

- 2134 days ago
Artie Lange -- The THREE MILLION Dollar Comeback

Artie Lange & Nick DiPaolo
BALLIN' with $3 MILLION Deal!!

Artie Lange's return to radio is paying off for him and partner Nick DiPaolo ... BIG time -- because TMZ has learned the comedy duo will rake in a total of about 3 MILLION bucks!We're told Artie… READ MORE >

- 2184 days ago
Howard: Artie Hasn't Asked Me For His Job Back

Howard:
Artie Hasn't Asked Me For His Job Back

Artie Lange said he'd do ANYTHING to get his job back on the Howard Stern Show -- but according to Howard, his former radio pal still hasn't taken one very important step ... actually ASK for… READ MORE >

- 2256 days ago
Artie Lange: Howard Called Me at the Psych Ward

Artie Lange:
Howard Called Me at the Psych Ward

Howard Stern didn't turn his back on Artie Lange when the comic entered treatment last year -- in fact, Lange claims, Howard even called him ... while Lange was in a psych ward.Lange dropped the… READ MORE >

- 2259 days ago
Artie Lange -- I'm Hoping for Howard Stern's Support

Artie Lange
I'm Hoping for Howard Stern's Support

Artie Lange is FIRED UP about the possibility of returning to a full-time radio gig -- and tells TMZ he's very confident his old boss Howard Stern will have his back. Lange was outside Dan Tana's… READ MORE >

- 2260 days ago
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