Skip to comments.Charlie Sheen I'm Donating $1 MILLION to U.S. Troops
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, "Its 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 Im just happy that my work on 'Anger Management' can bring a little bit of relief to the troops and their families.
I am kind of shocked. Wonder what his dad thinks.
If Robert Downey Jr can make it back, so can Charlie.
Hey Charlie...don’t forget what the government did to ol’ joe louis.
This can’t go over well with his peers - maybe he really does have tigerblood.
Woo Charlie!!! Woo!!!!
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.
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!
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.
OK Charlie, now I'll stop,...if you're in a crosswalk.
Keep it up and I'll get even nicer.
Here’s raising my glass of tiger’s blood to you, Charlie!
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.”
If I remember right....he also made a big donation for the victims of the 2011 Alabama tornadoes.
Is he bi-polar?
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.
It says 1% profit on his earnings.
I’m not shocked at all.
GOOD on him.
I hope one day Charlie will realize how he got the last name of “Sheen.”
1% profit would be after agent fees , management fees, taxes, and whatever else gets cooked into it.
Thanks very “generous” of Charlie but how about an equal amount to the Wounded Warrior Project?
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.”
Wow, just Wow. OIF vet
That just means 1% of his paycheck. SAG dues, commissions to agents, taxes etc come out of his earnings before he sees it.
Pic 3....thanks for posting.
“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
It’s still all about Charlie. This is just publicity for him and his new show.
here’s more- donation is to Operation Enduring Care
Todays 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.
It doesn't lessen his generousity. He could have given it to some liberal cause given that Hollywood is run by the libs
A real mensch would just give the USO the money and not make a publicity stunt out of it.....he’s an asshole.
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.
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.
I’m not familiar with the show. Hopefully, this generosity means he’s finally growing up. That would be a good thing.
A certain mustard-colored house in Pt. Dume, Malibu is shaking at its very foundation (Marty’s house) : )
Good for him!
No doubt Martin is having fits over it, since he is such a hardcore leftist.
Blow the horn Charlie!
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.
When someone does something good....You say thank you.
I’ll never forget that picture of Martin Sheen with a big piece of duct tape over his mouth to protest the Iraq war. :)
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.
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.
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.
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.
First good news I’ve heard about him or from him in a good long time. Kudos..and I hope he continues to improve.