Artie Lange has been hospitalized for emergency surgery only days before he is expected to appear in court for sentencing on drug possession charges, RadarOnline.com has learned.
Lange’s lawyer Frank Arleo exclusively told Radar that the troubled comedian had “surgery for a nasal infection,” and may not be released from the hospital in time for his scheduled hearing.
As Radar reported, the 50-year-old was arrested on March 12, 2017 and charged for possession of heroin, cocaine, and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested for missing too many court dates relating to the charges in December, and promptly checked in to rehab. Though he’s on the road to recovery. Lange faces three to five years in prison for his alleged crimes.