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Charlie Sheen I'm Donating $1 MILLION to U.S. Troops
tmz ^ | 7/16 | tmz

Posted on 07/16/2012 12:07:00 PM PDT by RummyChick

Charlie Sheen hasn't spent all of his money on crack and hookers ... in fact, the Warlock has announced he's donating ONE MILLION DOLLARS to support our men and women in uniform.

Sheen has pledged to give at least $1 million to the U.S.O (United Service Org.) ... the largest single contribution the USO has ever received from an individual.

Sheen says he will donate 1% of the profits from his "Anger Management" earnings ... with a minimum of $1 mil ... and an unlimited cap. So the more $ he makes from his show, the more $ goes to the USO.

General John I. Pray, Jr., Executive Vice President and Joint Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force released a statement saying, “[Sheen's] support is greatly appreciated, especially from our wounded warriors and their families.”

Sheen also released a statement saying, "It’s an honor for me to be able to give back to these men and women of the military who have done so much for all of us."

He adds, "They put their lives on the line for us every day, and I’m just happy that my work on 'Anger Management' can bring a little bit of relief to the troops and their families.”


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Great thing for him to do.

I am kind of shocked. Wonder what his dad thinks.

1 posted on 07/16/2012 12:07:07 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

If Robert Downey Jr can make it back, so can Charlie.


2 posted on 07/16/2012 12:08:41 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: RummyChick

Hey Charlie...don’t forget what the government did to ol’ joe louis.


3 posted on 07/16/2012 12:09:19 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: RummyChick

This can’t go over well with his peers - maybe he really does have tigerblood.


4 posted on 07/16/2012 12:10:06 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: RummyChick

Woo Charlie!!! Woo!!!!


5 posted on 07/16/2012 12:11:19 PM PDT by youngidiot (The name's Bond. James Bond. James Bond Jovi.)
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To: RummyChick

Winning!


6 posted on 07/16/2012 12:11:32 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: RummyChick

Okay, so I am a little skeptical of the 1% PROFITS of his Anger Management earnings since Hollywood is notorious for cooking the books to show a loss..but he did say a minimum of 1 million...so I still have to give him a thanks for doing something worthwhile.


7 posted on 07/16/2012 12:11:55 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

WOW....That’s Coke and Hooker money for a week! LOL... Seriously though good to see him honoring the military...bet it burns ol’ Martin up!


8 posted on 07/16/2012 12:12:13 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: RummyChick

Does Charlie even have the money? I would have thought by now he didn’t have much.

Still, if this is for real, kudos to Charlie.


9 posted on 07/16/2012 12:12:48 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: RummyChick
My disrespect for him just went down several notches.
10 posted on 07/16/2012 12:13:32 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: RummyChick
Charlie Sheen: I'm Donating $1 MILLION to U.S. Troops

OK Charlie, now I'll stop,...if you're in a crosswalk.

Keep it up and I'll get even nicer.

11 posted on 07/16/2012 12:14:17 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: RummyChick
Can't remember who won the TMZ Hoorah for Heroes...I don't think it was this guy


I think it was this one:

I wanted that one to win ;-)
12 posted on 07/16/2012 12:14:34 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Here’s raising my glass of tiger’s blood to you, Charlie!


13 posted on 07/16/2012 12:14:57 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: fatnotlazy

Anger Management is a good show. Might be a bit risque for some but not nearly as much a 2 1/2 Men.

Good for the Warlock.

“Hey, everyone deserves a 24th chance.”


14 posted on 07/16/2012 12:15:17 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: RummyChick

If I remember right....he also made a big donation for the victims of the 2011 Alabama tornadoes.


15 posted on 07/16/2012 12:17:11 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Bocephus hits a home run! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt_vjPqAVzI)
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To: DTogo

Is he bi-polar?


16 posted on 07/16/2012 12:18:04 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: RummyChick

We all know how Hollywood cooks the books. Star Wars has’n’t earned a profit yet...yeah...right. However, he said one percent of his earnings, not one percent of profits. I don’t see how the books can be cooked on that. He either gets paid or he doesn’t.


17 posted on 07/16/2012 12:18:15 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Melas

It says 1% profit on his earnings.


18 posted on 07/16/2012 12:19:08 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: MrEdd

He’s bi-Winning!


19 posted on 07/16/2012 12:19:33 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Roger Taney? Not a bad Chief Justice. John Roberts? A really awful Chief Justice.)
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To: RummyChick

I’m not shocked at all.

GOOD on him.


20 posted on 07/16/2012 12:19:52 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY- IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: youngidiot

I hope one day Charlie will realize how he got the last name of “Sheen.”


21 posted on 07/16/2012 12:19:59 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: RummyChick

22 posted on 07/16/2012 12:19:59 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: RummyChick
Charlie Sheen hasn't spent all of his money on crack and hookers ... in fact, the Warlock has announced he's donating ONE MILLION DOLLARS to support our men and women in uniform.

I think I could manage to keep the insults and name-calling to a minimum when a guy is doing something this generous for a cause as good as this one.

Of course when it comes to TMZ, it's about as 'bottom feeder' as it gets.

I will have to admit, that I do find it somewhat surprising that a member of the Sheen family would do something this pro-military.  At any rate, for this I give Charlie well-deserved kudos.

23 posted on 07/16/2012 12:20:04 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: RummyChick

1% profit would be after agent fees , management fees, taxes, and whatever else gets cooked into it.


24 posted on 07/16/2012 12:20:29 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Thanks very “generous” of Charlie but how about an equal amount to the Wounded Warrior Project?


25 posted on 07/16/2012 12:21:07 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: RummyChick

Here was Charlie’s condition when they mentioned his name for American Idol

“CONDITION #2. Charlie says the money has to be right: “If the numbers move the needle AND ‘Idol’ matches 20% of my weekly salary for Autism Speaks, JDRF, and the Boys and Girls Club ... then the hell with it. As we say, pour the smoke.”

http://www.tmz.com/2012/07/11/charlie-sheen-american-idol-judge-deal/


26 posted on 07/16/2012 12:23:03 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Wow, just Wow. OIF vet


27 posted on 07/16/2012 12:23:51 PM PDT by jesseam (eliev)
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To: RummyChick

That just means 1% of his paycheck. SAG dues, commissions to agents, taxes etc come out of his earnings before he sees it.


28 posted on 07/16/2012 12:25:23 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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Sheen says he will donate 1% of the profits from his "Anger Management" earnings ... with a minimum of $1 mil ... and an unlimited cap.
29 posted on 07/16/2012 12:26:42 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: RummyChick

Pic 3....thanks for posting.
Wow.


30 posted on 07/16/2012 12:28:17 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (O.M.G. Obummer Must Go)
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To: RummyChick

Nice...


31 posted on 07/16/2012 12:28:50 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: Melas

here’s more

http://www.celebuzz.com/2012-07-16/charlie-sheen-to-shell-out-1-million-to-uso-in-record-breaking-donation/

“The actor, 46, will Sheen will tender the first payment of $250,000 in a private ceremony later this week with Sloan D. Gibson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the USO.

The funds will benefit an entertainment facility for injured troops in Bethesda, Maryland.”

Don’t know if it is for the whole million or just the first payment


32 posted on 07/16/2012 12:29:44 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

It’s still all about Charlie. This is just publicity for him and his new show.


33 posted on 07/16/2012 12:31:34 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: zerosix

here’s more- donation is to Operation Enduring Care

http://www.nj.com/entertainment/celebrities/index.ssf/2012/07/charlie_sheen_donates_1_millio.html

http://www.uso.org/fort-belvoir-groundbreaking/

Today’s groundbreaking initiates the public phase of the USO program Operation Enduring Care, a $100 million capital fundraising campaign: $25 million will be allocated to build two new Wounded Warrior and Family Centers (Fort Belvoir and Bethesda, Md.); $50 million will support ongoing programs at the centers and worldwide and $25 million will endow the two centers.


34 posted on 07/16/2012 12:32:29 PM PDT by RummyChick
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Oh I am sure it is about publicity and he gets a tax write off.

It doesn't lessen his generousity. He could have given it to some liberal cause given that Hollywood is run by the libs

35 posted on 07/16/2012 12:35:02 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

A real mensch would just give the USO the money and not make a publicity stunt out of it.....he’s an asshole.


36 posted on 07/16/2012 12:36:12 PM PDT by Fred911 (YOU GET WHAT YOU ACCEPT)
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To: RummyChick

Not a big fan of the man, but credit where credit is due.

Let’s hope this is the start of a new trend with his Hollywood friends.


37 posted on 07/16/2012 12:36:21 PM PDT by chrisser (Starve the Monkeys!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Maybe it is, I don’t know.

But you know, when taking into consideration the; hollywierd environment he grew up in, rabid anti-American, pro-communist father, etc. I’m willing to give him some benefit of the doubt.


38 posted on 07/16/2012 12:38:22 PM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political party's in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I’m not familiar with the show. Hopefully, this generosity means he’s finally growing up. That would be a good thing.


39 posted on 07/16/2012 12:41:01 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: DoughtyOne

A certain mustard-colored house in Pt. Dume, Malibu is shaking at its very foundation (Marty’s house) : )


40 posted on 07/16/2012 12:45:12 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: RummyChick

Good for him!

No doubt Martin is having fits over it, since he is such a hardcore leftist.


41 posted on 07/16/2012 12:49:06 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: RummyChick

Blow the horn Charlie!


42 posted on 07/16/2012 12:53:13 PM PDT by frogjerk (OBAMA NOV 2012 = HORSEMEAT)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
Despite everything bad about his life...I believe he has a heart of gold.

Look at his OLD movie gigs.

2 1/2 men was just maintenance money.

Charlie's one of the good guys. I wish him all good things....and hoping he cleans up his act a little bit better.

Go TIGER!!!

43 posted on 07/16/2012 12:54:28 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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Hell....he could have bad mouthed someone and got more publicity.

When someone does something good....You say thank you.

44 posted on 07/16/2012 12:56:29 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: LegendHasIt

I’ll never forget that picture of Martin Sheen with a big piece of duct tape over his mouth to protest the Iraq war. :)


45 posted on 07/16/2012 12:56:52 PM PDT by proud American in Canada (Pray for America. She is the world's last best hope for freedom. May it not be too late.)
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To: RummyChick

I suspect the is is just a calculated, self-promotion scheme to help reboot his career.

But, as calculated, self-promotion schemes go, this is a pretty good one.


46 posted on 07/16/2012 1:00:20 PM PDT by Brookhaven (Obama Admits He Can't Fix What Bush Broke, So Why Reelect Obama?)
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To: RummyChick

He just wants to have a successful long run for his series. Just buying some loyal viewers. Plus more $ and security for him and his kids in the long run. It’s all about the $$. IMO of course. Gee maybe more stars should do this. How about those guys on Modern Family doing the same? They won’t because they know their ratings would drop if proceeds went to promote gay groups. Charlie just knows who is in the majority.


47 posted on 07/16/2012 1:01:16 PM PDT by MomwithHope (Buy and read Ameritopia by Mark Levin!)
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To: RummyChick
Interesting! Thanks for the link!

Idol" Executive Producer Nigel Lythgoe told us he would LOVE to have Charlie Sheen and Jerry Lewis as judges for season 12. Nigel would not say if he was joking ... but he repeated his wish list several times during the conversation.

I don't know if Jerry Lewis would do that though. He's no fan of Reality TV at all. As the article states he's busy in Nashville directing a stage play.

48 posted on 07/16/2012 1:18:35 PM PDT by tsowellfan (http://www.cafenetamerica.com/)
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To: Sacajaweau

Enough other dupes will thank him. I don’t thank Obama for confiscating makers’ money and redistributing it to takers, just because he’s helping out the takers.

This is self-serving. Far less to do with actual charity.


49 posted on 07/16/2012 1:22:24 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: RummyChick

First good news I’ve heard about him or from him in a good long time. Kudos..and I hope he continues to improve.


50 posted on 07/16/2012 1:45:21 PM PDT by SueRae (See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
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