Lange opened his three-hour program on Monday night with the announcement that it was his last show.He told listeners his agent called him on Friday with the bad news.The comic was a go-to character on Stern's program, relaying tales of wild partying and drunk antics, but that stopped last January when he attempted suicide.Lange reappeared on the radio Wednesday night as a guest of fellow comedian Nick Di Paolo on Fox Sports Radio’s , "That would be the greatest thing ever.His personal and professional life took a turn for the worse two weeks ago, when he went into diabetic shock while on the road in Detroit, landing in the hospital for a few days and forcing him to cancel stand-up dates and miss his radio show.Lange posted a photo of him laid up in the hospital on April 25, writing to fans: “Trying to get better.
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“They were very amicable about it, very nice about it, very professional and generous.
You know, we’re two years and seven months into a three year deal, so it was just a few months until the end of it. I’ve been in situations like this before,” Lange said.
He pleaded guilty and later said he had been taking prescription pills.
Cops searched Lange and found several bags of heroin, cocaine and drug paraphernalia on him and in his car, according to police. In 2009, he was arrested for driving under the influence after he crashed his car into another car in Toms River.