Artie Lange, who was(again) in January, is completing community service hours as a trash collector, Page Six has learned.
After one of Lange’s friendsof the comedian hopping on a garbage truck, with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth, on Friday, his rep confirmed to Page Six that “this is work Artie is doing as part of his [New Jersey] drug court case. He is working with a refuse company daily as he continues treatment.”
The 51-year-old, who has been open about his struggle with drug abuse, is, according to his team.
“He’s doing really well,” his rep told us.
The pal who posted the video of Lange added, “He looks great and will be back soon. Stay tuned and keep rootin’ for a truly great human being…we love ya, Art.”
Lange, who is serving four years’ probation for heroin possession, tested positive for cocaine in December last year but dodged jail time.
“I wouldn’t be arrogant enough to come in here after using cocaine for two days,” he said at the time. “It’s in my system and it shouldn’t be.”
The star’s nose, which he shared on social media as a cautionary tale to his fans.
It is unclear how long Lange will be serving out his community service.
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