Bob Schimmel Tells Howard He Needs a New Liver

Comedian announces his problems extend beyond his marital troubles

January 28, 2010

Bob announced that his personal life wasn’t the only thing in shambles: “I need a liver transplant. That’s why I wear – that’s why I wear a big coat.”

Robin asked what was wrong, so Bob explained that even though he’d beaten cancer, there were complications: “I have cirrhosis of the liver…I was actually diagnosed with liver disease a while ago and the chemotherapy [did] more damage.”