Howard Stern’s long time co-host, Artie Lange, has called it quits after an on air battle with his assistant.
When Lange returned, he said Teddy would be “dead” had he reached him and he would be in jail.
Stern then expressed his feelings on the situation, saying he cannot condone Lange’s actions. The comedian, who has had a similar outburst on the air in the past, said he cannot guarantee he can refrain from acting out in the future. Upon hearing that, Stern said he cannot have Lange around with the potential of such actions looming.
Artie then offered his resignation; Stern accepted, but told Lange to leave and cool off. Just before Lange left he told Stern: “I’m not a good person … I gotta leave … I love you”Newsday
Talk about getting bent out of shape and taking things a bit to far. Artie had a nice high paying job where he gets to sit around, crack jokes, make fun of people, and see hot chick go at it. To top it off he has an assistant. Hell if you don’t like your assistant you don’t get fired over the person you fire them and hire someone you do get a along with. I bet he is back on the air in a week after cooler heads prevail.