Patrice O’Neal, a famous comedian who recently performed on Comedy Central’s Charlie Sheen Roast, has suffered a massive stroke. The announcement was made this morning by fellow comic Jim Norton on the Opie and Anthony Show.
“We don’t know how he is. We don’t know how he’s going to be,” said Norton. “I didn’t want to do this by myself. I wish we had more news for you.”
A statement was also posted on the show’s Facebook page. It encourages fans to send in well wishes and reads:
“Our close friend Patrice O’Neal suffered a stroke last week. Please respect his family and their request for privacy. An email has been set up for fans to send him well wishes and his family will make sure he gets them. You can write to LoveForPatrice@gmail.com. When we have an update on his condition, we will let you all know.”