(LAST PHOTO) RIP Comedian Greg Giraldo, Dies at 44, From Accidental Pill Overdose…(VIDEO)


Comedian Greg Giraldo, 44, died from Accidental Overdose of Prescription Pills Wednesday

Ny Daily News
BY Christina Boyle and Nancy Dillon
September 29th 2010

Comedian Greg Giraldo died in a New Jersey hospital Thursday, five days after taking an accidental overdose of prescription pills. He was 44.

The “Last Comic Standing” judge was surrounded by his family during his last moments at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, TMZ.com reported.

Giraldo was rushed to the hospital Saturday after he took the pills at a hotel in New Brunswick and didn’t show up for a performance. His representative said it was not a suicide attempt.

Giraldo, a divorced dad of three, had struggled with drugs and alcohol in the past but said in 2009 that he had “conquered” his vices.

“The world lost a great comedian, I lost a teammate. The dais won’t be the same without him. I hope he’s roasting God real soon,” said friend and fellow comedian Jeff Ross, who did Comedy Central roasts with Giraldo.

He said Giraldo, who graduated from Columbia and Harvard Law, helped him fight a 1993 riot charge after he pulled out a toy gun during a show on Long Island.

“I had to go to court, and Greg volunteered to be my attorney as a favor. I remember we slept in his parents’ basement in Queens,” Ross said.

“We drove to court in a Jeep and had dirty blue sport jackets on. It took him two tries, but he got the case dismissed. He was a great guy.”

Comedian Greg Giraldo, 44, died from Accidental Overdose of Prescription Pills Wednesday


2 Comments

  1. Hey there would you mind stating which blog platform you’re working with?
    I’m going to start my own blog in the near future but
    I’m having a tough time making a decision between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution
    and Drupal. The reason I ask is because your layout seems different then
    most blogs and I’m looking for something unique.
    P.S Apologies for getting off-topic but I had to ask!

    Like

  2. He was awesome my favorite roaster, loved his comedy unfortunate he will be missed!

    Like


Comments RSS TrackBack Identifier URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  • ctpatriots feed

  • an Edgy new school Conservative blog
  • FREE CtPatriot BUMPER STICKER

  • the lacs

  • KRS 1 On Obama and the New World Order

  • Follow me on Twitter

  • The Savage Nation

  • ctpatriots archives

  • Ronald Reagan on Socialism & Liberalism

  • Louis Farrakhan – “Murder by Injection”

    I can't bleiev it but he's right ...
  • Glenn Beck talks about New World Order with Ron Paul

    Is Glenn Beck yanking our chain or is he sincerely worried about the prospect of a New World Order and a One World Currency?

  • And Why does Rush Limbaugh Agree WIth Farrakahn??? Because its true?

    If  i can agree with them both  ... it makes too much sense

    Only in an Obamanation could this Occur.

  • Alex Jones The EndGame .. full version

  • Blog Engage Blog Forum and Blogging Community, Free Blog Submissions and Blog Traffic, Blog Directory, Article Submissions, Blog Traffic
  • The Obama Deception…full version

  • the Mike Church Show

  • “lil” Jimmy Norton Kills….

    How small is Jimmy???
  • Blog Catalog

    Conservative  Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory
  • the Ron & Fez Show

  • RevueLink .com

  • Entertainment blog
  • Dr. Bill Deagle

  • Rense.com

  • Star Trek 2009

  • Dave Hodges: Common Sense Show

  • Submit URL @ OptionAdd Search.  
  • Follow A Ct Patriot's Blog on WordPress.com
  • Infowars.com

  • Jesus or Muhammad