On Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” Blake Anderson plays a 20-something who is trying to balance a professional office life with his hard life of drugs and alcohol. Could this be too close to the truth for the comedy star?
Just before the holidays, the Comedy Central star was at a party when a stunt went wrong. While trying to dunk a ping-pong ball into a cup during beer-pong at his Los Angeles home, he jumped from his roof and landed on the table ultimately fracturing his spine.
Since the accident, Anderson underwent surgery to fix his spine. The good news is the surgery was a success. Anderson updated his fans via Twitter on December 18 about his condition. "See y'all in two weeks ... Broke Back Mountain," he wrote. "I got the pain killers flowing I'm all GOOD." Comedy Central produced this statement on his condition: "We're pleased to report that the prognosis is for a full and complete recovery. Our thoughts are with Blake as he recuperates from this injury."
“Workaholics” returns in fall with its third season, though there’s no word if Anderson’s broken back will cause a production delay. The Comedy Central sitcom follows three roommates from college as they tradition into adulthood. Instead of sharing a dorm room, they share a house where a number of chaotic situations occur. “Workaholics” is one of Comedy Central’s recent successful shows, most comedies last hardly one season before getting the cut.
One can only wonder if the video of Anderson’s fall will end up on Comedy Central’s “Tosh.0?”