By Associated Press/May 03, 2009
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Standup comic Robert Schimmel has been arrested on suspicion of beating his wife.
Schimmel was booked in the county jail for investigation of spousal assault. He was later released on $50,000 bail.
A call seeking comment from Schimmel's agent was not immediately returned.
The comedian has been a frequent guest on Conan O'Brien's TV show and on Howard Stern's radio program. His 2008 memoir "Cancer on $5 a Day" chronicles his battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
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