Died Today (December 18th): Chris Farley (1964–1997)

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chrisfarley.jpgChris Farley (1964–1997)

Born: February 15, 1964 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Died: December 18, 1997 (age 33) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

I was in the Pritikin Center in Santa Monica once, trying to lose 30 or 40 pounds in a month. I’d work… on a treadmill and with the weights, but it was driving me nuts. So I escaped. Tom Arnold picked me up and we went to Le Dome and had tons of desserts.

I used to think that you could get to a level of success where the laws of the universe didn’t apply. But they do. It’s still life on life’s terms, not on movie-star terms. I still have to work at relationships. I still have to work on my weight and some of my other demons.

I have a tendency toward the pleasures of the flesh. It’s a battle for me, as far as weight and…

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