The comedian, who pleaded guilty to possession of heroin in December, revealed to his fans on Twitter Friday that he is more than one month sober.
“I’m back guys. Clean & Sober 32 days. One day at a time,” wrote Lange, 50.
Lange also thanked his fans, whom he regarded as “the greatest fans in the world,” for their commitment in supporting him through his battle with substance abuse.
“I love you all for not forgetting me. To the ones who did. I’m so sorry. I’m a junky. But a recovering one right now,
One of the easiest ways to explain away that nagging little existential quandary, “What is the meaning of life?” is to respond with, “Laughter.” “A good time.” “Being happy.” Those are the answers people come back to, time and time again, to the totally insignificant and definitely not nightmare-inducing question you,
The comedian made his plea in a New Jersey court on Friday, according to Katherine Carter, a spokesperson for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Lange pleaded guilty to possessing 81 decks of heroin, a term that usually refers to a bag of heroin weighing roughly 1-15 oz. and costs about $5 to $10, according to Carter.
In exchange for pleading guilty to the heroin charge, prosecutors dismissed charges for possession of cocaine brought against Lange on Feb. 23, 2016, Carter said. According to Carter, Lange said he would voluntarily enter a rehab facility,
A spokeswoman for the Essex County, NJ prosecutor told TheWrap that Lange pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance on Friday, and indicated in court that he planned to enter a rehab program.
Lange had also been charged with possession of cocaine, though that charge was dismissed in exchange for his guilty plea.
Specifically, Lange pleaded guilty to possession of 81 decks of heroin.
Lange was first arrested by state police on May 12 after he was seen erratically driving his Range Rover on the Garden State Parkway, according to Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura via NJ.com. When stopped, detectives found a bag of heroin on Lange’s lap and was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and drug paraphernalia, according to Fontoura.
In March, the former “Howard Stern Show” personality.
The comedian was arrested Tuesday evening at 6:40 p.m. at his home in Hoboken, New Jersey, after failing to appear in Essex County Superior Court for charges stemming from a drug arrest earlier this year, according to Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura.
The troubled entertainer, who rose to fame as a performer on Howard Stern‘s radio show, was supposed to face charges of heroin possession and drug paraphernalia from his arrest in May.
Fontoura says that Lange, 50, was arrested by state police in Bloomfield on May 12 during a plainclothes surveillance operation
The HBO series starring Pete Holmes, loosely drawn from his own experiences rising through the New York comedy scene is heading back for a Season 2, this time with a slightly different outlook on love. After the show last left audiences with Pete finally coming to terms with his divorce, the new trailer features Jamie Lee as Pete’s big rebound fling. (Given Pete’s previous views on premarital sex, this understandably will cause some problems. But they look so happy!)
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It doesn’t look like too much of a wild diversion from the origin story of Season 1 (even though it looks like Pete may have swapped out the Boston for the Comedy Cellar), but
For example: Holmes tells TVLine that filming a scene from the comedy’s upcoming second season felt very much like something out of a classic ’80s sci-fi film. “[There] was this big elaborate rig, and it was like 1 in the morning, and I’m riding around the streets of Chelsea on this bike, and it was very E.T.,” he says.
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If you don’t know his face, you’ll definitely know his voice. But what about his personality?
Gilbert Gottfried has seen the typical comedian’s rise to fame, from his small start working clubs as a teen to making big breaks like voicing Disney characters, and the grand kahuna of all, lending your voice to commercials. But there’s one question we all have about the mysterious man: is that really his voice?
Turns out that isn’t the only question we should have for him. Gilbert, a film directed, written, and produced by Neil Berkeley, follows the side of Gottfried that no one sees: his personal, non-decibel-provoking one. A personal life? Gilbert’s? Does he even have one? It
Although he was widely known as an “insult” comic, stars, especially those in the comedy world, refuted that with stories about his kindness.
Don Rickles’ Life and Career in Photos
In a statement released on Thursday morning, Bob and Ginnie Newhart expressed their shock and condolences regarding Rickles’ death. “He was called ‘The Merchant of Venom,’ but in truth, he was one of the kindest, caring, and most sensitive human beings we have ever known,” the statement reads. “We are devastated and our world will never be the same. We were totally unprepared for this.”
Rose Marie, co-star of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” also released a statement: “One of my dearest friends is gone. What a talent! He was remarkable and
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