â†µâ‡¥ "If you imagine you drive in a tiny Mini across a wasteland where there is no petrol station and the petrol gauge is always on empty, that is me. â†µâ‡¥â†µ
â†µâ‡¥"I put a little in every night and the needle moves and then the next day I'm below empty again. I am falling asleep when I'm talking to people." â†µâ‡¥â†µ
â†µToo many great comedians have killed themselves with drugs and alcohol, so kudos to Izzard for attempting to do it while being physically fit. OK, so he's not actively trying to kill himself. The whole thing is for Sport Relief, which raises money that "will be spent in the UK to help give those living in disadvantaged and divided communities a better life; and will help children and young people in the world’s poorest countries, faced with the daily reality of extreme poverty, abuse and exploitation," according to the organization's FAQ page. â†µâ†µ
â†µYou can follow Izzard's exploits as he wraps things up on Twitter. â†µâ†µ
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