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Report: Howard Stern sidekick Artie Lange attempted suicide

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According to a report in the New York Post, Howard Stern Show sidekick Artie Lange was hospitalized last weekend after attempting suicide last weekend by stabbing himself nine times. Although reps for Stern’s show and Lange’s books did not return calls from EW seeking confirmation or comment, TMZ reportedly reached the comedian’s rep and has posted the following quote: “I can confirm that Artie is in the hospital. Artie has chosen to keep all information on this matter between him and his doctor. There will be no further comment.”