Chris Farley's Message from the Grave
An image of the funnyman, who died of a drug overdose, will grace billboards advertising treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, report news sources.
The ads, the first of which went up Monday, April 3 on Sunset Boulevard, feature a photo of the smiling comic alongside the slogan, "It wasn't all his fault." It's placed near the Chateau Marmont, where Farley's idol, comedian
The billboard is advertising
Farley was a popular
Farley's excessive substance abuse affected his career when "SNL" executive producer Lorne Michaels asked him to leave the show and go into rehab. The comic had a year left on his contract, but was let go when the cast was shuffled. When he returned seven years later as host, he was noticeably struggling with his health and alarmed his best friend
In December 1997, Farley was discovered dead in Chicago from and accidental overdose of morphine and cocaine. He was 33.