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Charlie Sheen's Show Is a Hit, He Can Do as He Pleases, CBS Prez Says
AP ^ | January 14, 2011

Posted on 01/14/2011 2:59:59 PM PST by MinorityRepublican

Charlie Sheen (left) and his lawyer leave a court hearing.

How does Charlie Sheen do it?

After a series of wild nights with porn stars and booze, hospital stays, and well-publicized arrests, his employer still has his back.

A top exec at CBS said Friday that the network is concerned about Sheen's off-camera behavior, but it hasn't affected his work as the star of television's most popular comedy.

"We have a high level of concern," said Nina Tassler, CBS entertainment president. "How can we not?"

The actor's recent headlines have included a wild night that left a New York hotel room in shambles and sent Sheen to a hospital, and a guilty plea last summer to assaulting his wife in Aspen, Colorado.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2011/01/14/charlie-sheens-hit-pleases-cbs-prez-says/#ixzz1B3Mo7pPg

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: drugsaregood; sheen; trainwreck

1 posted on 01/14/2011 3:00:00 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

The minute the ratings drop, They will drop him.


2 posted on 01/14/2011 3:05:06 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: MinorityRepublican

The program is funny. In show business you never cut funny.


3 posted on 01/14/2011 3:05:14 PM PST by Hugin ("A man'll usually tell you hids bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear it"--- Open Range)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Is it life imitating art, or the other way around?


4 posted on 01/14/2011 3:06:27 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

... and he will.


5 posted on 01/14/2011 3:06:47 PM PST by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Who are the morons who watch this show? I can’t sit through more than a minute of it without wincing at the corniness of the “humor”.


6 posted on 01/14/2011 3:07:38 PM PST by wideawake
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To: MinorityRepublican

Life in the sewer.

The more smutty the swine, the more popular the swine is.

Our “culture” is completely demonic.


7 posted on 01/14/2011 3:12:13 PM PST by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: Keith in Iowa

He is the same character on an off the stage.


8 posted on 01/14/2011 3:13:56 PM PST by Dem Guard (Obama's 57 States = The Organization of The Islamic Conference (OIC).)
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To: MinorityRepublican
As my old boss use to say:

MONEY TALKS AND BULLS*** WALKS

9 posted on 01/14/2011 3:15:53 PM PST by Michael.SF. (Current count of friends/family who have abandoned Obama: 11)
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To: Hugin

I consider him the half man.


10 posted on 01/14/2011 3:16:08 PM PST by dubyagee (Thrilled to be here...)
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To: wideawake

His show is not only corny, it’s nasty.
Nasty little show for a nasty little man.


11 posted on 01/14/2011 3:16:08 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: MinorityRepublican

God help him. He doesn’t need to get help because he’s surrounded by enablers, claiming to care about him. When in reality their actions show they don’t give a rip. He’d be better off if his show flopped and he ran out of money. He’s going to kill himself or kill someone else.


12 posted on 01/14/2011 3:16:51 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: wideawake

His show is not only corny, it’s nasty.
Nasty little show for a nasty little man.

Sooner or later he’ll end up like Anna Nicole.


13 posted on 01/14/2011 3:17:26 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: wideawake

His show is not only corny, it’s nasty.
Nasty little show for a nasty little man.

Sooner or later he’ll end up like Anna Nicole.


14 posted on 01/14/2011 3:17:26 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: All

Oh! Sorry for the double posts!


15 posted on 01/14/2011 3:18:13 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: wideawake

I’m one of them, but it is definitely adult humor. They air it here at 7:00 p.m. Kids shouldn’t be tuning into this, but I’m certain they are. That’s a shame.


16 posted on 01/14/2011 3:18:56 PM PST by DoughtyOne (All hail the Kenyan Prince Obama, Lord of the Skid-mark, constantly soiling himself and our nation.)
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To: MinorityRepublican
“It was once said by a man who couldn’t quit...

“‘Dopeman, please, can I have another hit?’”

17 posted on 01/14/2011 3:22:14 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Hugin

2 and a half men must be easy for him since it appears its just real life for him.

And yes, it is funny.


18 posted on 01/14/2011 3:24:15 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: MsLady

Mr Crack will take it all.....the big cracker will consume his wealth, career, friends and life... its just a matter of time.


19 posted on 01/14/2011 3:27:54 PM PST by himno hero
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To: Hugin

Even if it’s the lowest, sickest, sewage on TV.

Comedy helped usher in certain sexual preferences as being A-OK didn’t it?

Besides what else is on TV that time of night that’s comedy (which I prefer)? If Fox came up with a good comedy Sheen would have some competition.

Sick of these Spanish stations that have big boob slutty women and horny old men. Just my opinion.


20 posted on 01/14/2011 3:28:13 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS= Obama's Mosque, taxes, painful death. Is this what you want?)
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To: Hugin

The show is filthy, just like his public behavior.


21 posted on 01/14/2011 3:29:55 PM PST by donna (Political Correctness is cultural Marxism - Marxism translated from economic into cultural terms.)
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To: MinorityRepublican
Just like Keith Richards, perhaps Sheen is immortal - I mean, that's the only thing that could explain why either are still alive, right?

Or, maybe there's an chemical explanation of some kind - like they've both embalmed themselves with the obscene amounts of alcohol they've each consumed.

In any event, one has to really question a universe that takes a beautiful 9-year old little girl, but let's us keep Charlie Sheen.

22 posted on 01/14/2011 3:33:35 PM PST by OldDeckHand
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To: MinorityRepublican

It’s an amazing situation.

CBS is paying Sheen a bunch of money to simply be himself. Seriously, if you watch the show, you think that his exploits in real-life are no different than the character he plays on the show!

And it’s a hilarious show. Rude, crude, and socially unacceptable, and frankly, I’m shocked that it’s on during “prime time.”

Mark


23 posted on 01/14/2011 3:43:26 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Hugin

Yeah. It’ll go along funny for about five minutes, and once you laugh at the relatively innocuous jokes; BAM! they hit you with the most vulgar garbage imaginable coming out of the little kid’s mouth. I’ve been done with it since the first. It’s filth. They’ll dump him when they use him up for merchandise.


24 posted on 01/14/2011 3:50:02 PM PST by Twinkie (LEFTIST FREE SPEECH O.K. - CONSERVATIVE FREE SPEECH NOT O.K.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Hollywood has a history of protecting its stars.

It was well known that Eroll Flynn was a huge drunk and womanizer.

William Holden got so drunk that he tripped in his own home, gashed his head open and bled to death.

The studios protected Spencer Tracy as he repeatedly went on drinking binges -and hid his affair with Katherine Hepburn.

Judy Garland was addicted to uppers- which were supplied to her by the studio.

Debbie Reynolds was pressured to take the same drugs by the studios.

And on and on and on.

Nothing new here.


25 posted on 01/14/2011 3:59:56 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

It was well known that Eroll Flynn was a huge drunk and womanizer.
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You left out the best part...acquitted of statutory rape and hence the old phrase “in like flynn”.


26 posted on 01/14/2011 4:06:51 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: MsLady

Just like Michael Jackson, or Elvis - they are stars, so the people around them cater to their needs, regardless of how degrading it may be.

This is sick! What’s wrong with America? I guess its all about the money.


27 posted on 01/14/2011 4:08:39 PM PST by Catsrus (Have)
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To: MsLady; ColdOne

He’s making enough money i don’t think he cares.


28 posted on 01/14/2011 4:08:57 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: patriot08

Don’t be sorry for the double post, now post a half post for the full two and a half. LOL


29 posted on 01/14/2011 4:10:27 PM PST by fish hawk (reporter to old Indian: you lived here on the reservation all your life? Old Indian, "not yet".)
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To: mamelukesabre; MsLady
He’s making enough money i don’t think he cares Makes me wonder if he even remembers they way he party's?
30 posted on 01/14/2011 4:11:02 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: Dem Guard

His real life adventures probably improve the show’s ratings. That’s why CBS doesn’t have a problem with his behavior.


31 posted on 01/14/2011 4:11:34 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: RichInOC

He’s starting to look deranged.


32 posted on 01/14/2011 4:11:40 PM PST by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: DoughtyOne

If you have kids, and YOU are watching this nasty crapola, you are setting a VERY bad example for them......imho.


33 posted on 01/14/2011 4:12:10 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: ColdOne

I wouldn’t be surprised if they exaggerate his off screen behavior. I wouldn’t be surprised if he’s trying to make the news. It’s just good PR.


34 posted on 01/14/2011 4:12:56 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: ColdOne
The minute the ratings drop, They will drop him.

That's true for any employee of any organization (except Gov't employees) in a free market...
That's capitalism

35 posted on 01/14/2011 4:16:49 PM PST by Riodacat (And when all is said and done, there'll be a hell of a lot more said than done......)
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To: mamelukesabre

You are probably right.


36 posted on 01/14/2011 4:17:51 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: MinorityRepublican
People who aspire to being low-lifes love that show.

Charlie merely practices what he preaches.

37 posted on 01/14/2011 4:35:02 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." -- Barry Soetoro, June 11, 2008)
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To: cripplecreek
2 and a half men must be easy for him since it appears its just real life for him.

IMHO he is the 1/2 man!

38 posted on 01/14/2011 4:39:38 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Like Republicans?


39 posted on 01/14/2011 5:07:35 PM PST by PissAndVinegar
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To: Ann Archy

If I had kids in the home, I would agree with you.

My kids are grown up and living on their own.

I agree that this program is a morals free zone. Still, I think you can’t help but see what an empty life Charlie has. And you know what, seeing that played out may not be such a bad thing after all.

Almost anyone who watches the show thinks it’s a mirror of his real life. And most people recognize that life is rather pathetic.

Thanks for the mention.


40 posted on 01/14/2011 5:15:41 PM PST by DoughtyOne (All hail the Kenyan Prince Obama, Lord of the Skid-mark, constantly soiling himself and our nation.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

CBS is merely taking the Ayn Rand approach to profit that I often see espoused here on FR.


41 posted on 01/14/2011 5:20:25 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: wideawake

I’m with you. I’m embarrassed that my sisters and brothers-in-law love this show.


42 posted on 01/14/2011 5:25:20 PM PST by Scarpetta (e pluribus victim)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Hmmmm...I suspect there was an executive or two who said that about Chris Farley, John Belushi and Freddie Prinze.


43 posted on 01/15/2011 5:07:37 AM PST by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: MinorityRepublican

What’s the over/under on how long this idiot will live? Five hookers and a suitcase full of cocaine? FOUR hookers I can see, but FIVE?


44 posted on 01/28/2011 8:41:13 AM PST by Pharmboy (What always made the state a hell has been that man tried to make it heaven-Hoelderlin)
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To: Pharmboy
He'll survive until Two and a Half Men jumps the shark.


45 posted on 01/28/2011 4:18:44 PM PST by twister881
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To: MinorityRepublican

Don’t wager on his death date...pray for his salvation...it may yet come.


46 posted on 01/28/2011 7:08:44 PM PST by IrishPennant (Obama - as big a lie as the number 4 on a roman numeral clock face...and so few bother to notice!)
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47 posted on 01/29/2011 8:10:12 AM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: twister881

Haven’t jumped the shark yet....the show is still funny.


48 posted on 01/30/2011 4:46:06 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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