A few days ago comedian Greg Giraldo found himself laid up in a hospital bed after he accidentally overdosed on prescription pills. Friends found Greg in his New Jersey hotel room after he didn’t show up to a scheduled show. Greg was rushed to the hospital and listed in critical condition. Greg’s manager said the overdose was accidental and he wasn’t trying to commit suicide.
Sadly, Greg died today at the age of 44. TMZ says that Greg was surrounded by his family at the time of his death.
Greg was a judge on Last Comic Standing and he most recently gave it to The Hoff in Comedy Central’s annual roast:
Rest in peace, Greg. Here’s to you roasting the angels up in heaven!