- Charlie Sheen rants against TV execs who fired him (CNN):
“Oh how they once begged to attend my perfect banquet in the nude,” Sheen intones. “Now they just beg for the keys to my gold.”
He calls himself the “Malibu Messiah” and repeatedly refers to himself as a warlock.
Chuck Lorre, the creator of the program that starred Sheen for eight years, comes in for the greatest abuse.
“I see you, you little worm, I see you behind your plastic smile, your bitchy pout, and your desperate need to be liked,” Sheen says, calling the TV executive “Chuck E. Cheese Ball,” not using Lorre’s full name.
He accuses Lorre of “narcissism, greed (and) hatred of yourself — or women,” one of several moments in the video that should give armchair psychiatrists plenty of material to mine.
He says of CBS chief executive Les Moonves: “You gave me your word so you gave me nothing. It must really suck being your missus,” again mangling the name.
“A high treason has occurred,” he concludes. “The scales of justice are in a state of radical disarray. Together we must right this infantile wrong. Stay tuned, good soldiers. I’ll see you all on the battlefield. Dogspeed.”
- Charlie Sheen says he’s Jewish and proud (Jerusalem Post):
LOS ANGELES (JTA) — Actor Charlie Sheen, who has been accused of anti-Semitism, claims that he is Jewish and proud of it.
During a morning phone call March 4 to the Access Hollywood Live show, Sheen told hosts Billy Bush and Kit Hoover, “My mom [actress Janet Templeton] is Jewish. Here’s where it gets confusing — we don’t know who her father was.
“But she is, in fact, Jewish. So I guess that would make me Jewish and my children Jewish. And Brooke [Mueller], my ex-wife, is Jewish. So I guess I should have rolled that out, too.”
A perplexed Bush told Sheen, “You’re getting accused of anti-Semitic remarks — you might want to say, ‘By the way, I’m Jewish!’ ”
Sheen responded, “I know, I know — stupid me. I just got caught sleeping, caught napping, which is rare for me. Anywho … But I’m proud of it. There you have it.”
Charlie Sheen Could Teach Wall Street a Lesson
Mar. 8 (Bloomberg) — It would take most of us a few dozen lifetimes to amass 2 million followers on Twitter. And yet Charlie Sheen managed it in less than a week.
Last month, CBS Corp. (CBS) discontinued the hit comedy show “Two and a Half Men” after Sheen’s public jousting with senior management over a binge that the wild-man actor has described as “epic” and “radical.” Since then, he has become one of the biggest names on the planet.
What is fascinating about this whole fandango isn’t Sheen’s public dramas. It is the way he has given us a master-class in modern media promotion and how Wall Street shareholders, who ultimately own his former employer, have allowed themselves to be so completely outwitted.
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