Artie Lange, an American comedian, best known for his comedy series Mad TV is in news these days for his arrest for drug possession. He was arrested outside his New Jersey home. Police spokesman Sgt. Edgardo Cruz stated that the 49 years old comedian had a history with drugs and this time he was encountered with cocaine and he r o i n in the parking garden.
Artie, two days after his arrest tweeted Judd Apatow who is producing new HBO comedy series entitled crashing where Lange has an important character.
Artie Lange is in episodes seven and eight of @CrashingHBO. He comes and goes-- like in life! https://t.co/fPxpeIvCBQ
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) March 14, 2017
Later Judd Apatow tweeted in support of Lange and said, “He would never give up on Artie”
We would never give up on Artie or anyone struggling with addiction. https://t.co/zhm8VBwdnR
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) March 17, 2017
Artie also came onto tweet his fans that he was doing great and despite all these, he would be appearing in funny bones at St. Louis on Saturday and Friday nights.
Hey guys. I was arrested. I'm doing great. Physically too! I'm in St. Louis & will be on stage this weekend at The Funnybone! Love u all!..
— Artie Lange (@artiequitter) March 17, 2017