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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Greg Giraldo's Twit-bute

Comedian Greg Giraldo died today. He was 44.

"The tragic news of Greg’s passing hits us very, very hard. Greg has been a close member of the Comedy Central family for years, injecting his energy and wicked sense of humor into countless projects. The comedy community lost a brother today. Our thoughts are with his family,” read the statement by Comedy Central, given to the Hollywood Reporter.

His website says that, "Notes of condolence can be left on Greg's Facebook page."
Comedy Central also has a tribute page.

Famous friends of the comedian have took to Twitter to pay respects to the comic, best known from his appearances on NBC’s "Last Comic Standing" and Comedy Central's roasts, "Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil" and "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn."

Adult language ahead.

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