Charlie Sheen Tributes Patrice O'Neal Following Stroke (Recap)
Sheen released a statement saying, "[Patrice] is a gentle giant, a brilliant comedian, and a noble dude. Wishing him nothing but recovery, healing and laughter."
O'Neal's friend Jim Norton broke the sad news about Patrice this morning ... saying he suffered the stroke last week ... but adding, "We don't know how he is. We don't know how he's going to be." - more on this story