Artie Lange Blames Broken Nose On Drug Abuse, Getting Punched & Kidnapped

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Comedian Artie Lange, who's identified for his work on the Howard Stern Show and MadTV, opened up on the explanation why his nostril is busted. The comic appeared on "Are We Still Talking About This?" podcast and revealed that the explanation his nostril is deformed is because of his years of abusing medicine in addition to a kidnapping associated to a $62Ok debt.

Artie Lange revealed that motive why he does not have a septum in his nostril anymore. His drug use isn't any secret to anybody and that did play an element to why his nostril is deformed. But, it is also associated to a playing debt that he owed a bookie which resulted in a kidnapping.

"I nonetheless gamble loads. That was my worst vice for a very long time was playing as a result of it led to the whole lot else. I’m the form of man, it simply escalates,” he stated. "I owed a bookie 62 grand, and a child who labored for a bookie, we’ll name him an African-American, he was accumulating, and he thought I used to be a billionaire as a result of he noticed me on TV and he kidnapped me.”

He additional defined that he knocked him out for 10 minutes earlier than waking up within the child's van. The child allegedly needed $100Ok however Lange advised him to assume twice about what he is doing since he is mates with the bookie. However, getting punched within the face and getting kidnapped is what in the end screwed his nostril up.

“It destroyed my nostril,” he stated. “The septum from the abuse from the years of medication and this hit broke it and I’ve had two operations and , it’s simply in dangerous form. It’s a scar from years of s–t.”