Artie Lange announced on Facebook today that he had gotten engaged to his longtime girlfriend Adrienne. He wrote, "That's right my quitters I am officially engaged to my long suffering girlfriend Adrienne No date yet but I'm so happy. Good to b alive 143."
Artie is a comedian and was the longtime sidekick on The Howard Stern Show. He was given a leave of absence at the end of 2009, so he could deal with his substance abuse problems. Artie has battled an addition to heroin for years and often talked about it on the air. On January 2, 2010, Artie tried to kill himself by stabbing himself in the stomach repeatedly with a knife. He was in a psychiatric hospital for a while and has never returned to The Howard Stern Show. Artie now has his own radio show that is also on DirectTV.