The controversial comedian found fame with his abrasive shows in which he graphically discusses sensitive issues and shocks audiences with his outrageous take on society.
But the self-confessed libertarian is considering hanging up his microphone at the age of 44 - because he's finally found domestic bliss with author/musician Amy Bingaman and now struggles to find enough material to fuel his angry stage routines.
Stanhope tells Britain's Guide magazine, ""I've got a great relationship, a nice house, great dogs. We're strongly debating quitting. I don't want to create things to be angry about, I'd sooner start doing happy s**t.""