Comedian Greg Giraldo, most recently known for his role as a judge on the NBC show Last Comic Standing, died today at the age of 44. Giraldo was hospitalized just five days ago for an overdose.
Greg Giraldo’s friend Jim Norton was the first to announce Giraldo’s death via Twitter.
“Greg Giraldo passed away today. This is the last photo of us together, taken June 28 at Noam’s wedding,” Norton tweeted Wednesday. “RIP buddy.”
When the news of Giraldo’s hospitalized was released, sources said the overdose was not intentional and involved prescription drugs. He had been staying at the Hilton East Brunswick in New Jersey while performing a four-night gig at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick. +Continue Reading