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Stern: Why I Won't Hire a Prostitute

Shock jock talks sex, Artie Lange, Charlie Sheen, and more

(Newser) - In a new interview with Rolling Stone , Howard Stern says former sidekick Artie Lange may return to the air for the first time following last year’s suicide attempt . “He said to me recently that he would be willing to come on the air and explain what happened and... More »

Artie Lange Attempted Suicide

Howard Stern sidekick stabbed himself nine times, sources say

(Newser) - Artie Lange’s recent hospital stay came after he stabbed himself nine times in an apparent suicide attempt, the New York Post reports. Law enforcement sources say Lange, whose mother called 911 after bringing him food and finding him bloodied, had six “hesitation wounds” and three deep wounds. A... More »

Howard Stern Sidekick Artie Lange Hospitalized

Troubled comedian canceled numerous December appeareances

(Newser) - Comedian Artie Lange, Howard Stern's volatile sidekick, is in the hospital in New Jersey but hasn't said why. The troubled comic's agent released a statement saying, "We can confirm that Artie is in the hospital. Artie has chosen to keep all information on this matter between him and his... More »

Stern Sidekick Hijacks New HBO Show

Comedian attacks host, other celebrities

(Newser) - Comedian Artie Lange appeared on the premiere of HBO's Joe Buck Live last night, and it sounds as if the host wishes he hadn't. Buck told USA Today he couldn't wait for Lange to finish his obscene, homophobic routine. "I thought that spending time on a treadmill felt long,... More »

Stern Sidekick Quits on Air After Fight

Artie almost physically attacks assistant during show

(Newser) - Longtime Howard Stern sidekick Artie Lange walked off the show Thursday after an intense on-air shouting match with his personal assistant, Newsday reports. Lange tried to physically attack the assistant but was held back by studio members. Soon afterward Lange resigned, saying he couldn’t promise he wouldn’t act... More »

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