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Five days after he was hospitalized for a drug overdose, comedian Greg Giraldo has passed away. He was 44.

The celebrity roast specialist and Last Comic Standing judge was admitted to a hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey this week after taking too many prescription pills. His source says it was not a suicide attempt, merely a tragic accident.

"Greg passed away today at the hospital in New Brunswick as a result of an accidental overdose. His family was by his side," said a friend.

Our thoughts go out to his loved ones.

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Last Comic Standing judge Greg Girando reportedly overdosed on prescription drugs and was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J.

This happened Saturday, ironically just hours after he performed at a rally to mark National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, the New York Post reports.

Giraldo was found unresponsive during a party at his hotel in East Brunswick, where the comedian performed a string of shows at the Stress Factory comedy club.

Like fellow comedian Artie Lange, who also battled substance abuse issues, Greg Giraldo has appeared on the Howard Stern show and Comedy Central roasts.

He is believed to be in stable but critical condition. Several sources are calling the father of three's overdose accidental. Here's wishing him a speedy, full recovery.

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