Comedian Greg Giraldo Passed Away
The ‘Last Comic Standing’ judge was 44 years old.
-Kathryn H. Cusimano
Last Comic Standing judge, frequent Howard Stern guest and well-known comedian Greg Giraldo tragically passed away yesterday at the age of 44. He suffered a drug overdose over the weekend.
“Greg passed away today at the hospital in New Brunswick as a result of an accidental overdose,” a source told TMZ. “His family was by his side.”
Giraldo was staying in East Brunswick, New Jersey for a series of performances. He suffered an apparent overdose during a party in his hotel room on Saturday night and was rushed to a nearby hospital. While a source told the New York Post that Giraldo’s condition had improved by Tuesday afternoon, his condition deteriorated and he passed away yesterday. He leaves behind three children. (PopEater)