Sheen Rotten in Big Apple
Charlie's definitely not winning at Radio City Music Hall
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 9, 2011 8:51 AM CDT
Charlie Sheen appears onstage at his “Violent Torpedo of Truth” show at Radio City Music Hall in New York, Friday, April 8, 2011.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
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(Newser) – While Washington, DC, was busy avoiding its own implosion last night, Charlie Sheen was bombing in New York City with his Violent Torpedo of Truth gig. The highlights:

  • "For an hour, Sheen chain-smoked like a criminal—'can I have a f--king cigarette?'—lobbed the F-bomb like a 4-year-old suffering from Tourette's, and praised Donald Trump as a 'real f--king dude," writes the New York Post in a scathing review. If you had any doubts, "Sheen stank up Radio City Music Hall last night like a flatulent goddess."

  • Sheen credited the term "goddess" as having originated on an adventurous flight with Nicolas Cage that included a blonde stewardess and a 7-gram coke rock, reports People.
  • Of his infamous night at the Plaza, Sheen said: "Next thing I know, she locked herself in the bathroom with my watch and my wallet. Did I throw a chair at the door? Yes. I just wanted my $375,000 watch back."
  • The show was "an hour-long profanity-laden ramble that was vaguely coherent at best and sordid and self-indulgent at worst," writes the New York Daily News.
  • Real Housewives of New York's Kelly Bensimon was in the crowd, and tells the Daily News: "I was confused. I kind of feel unsettled." Says another audience member: "I'm just glad it's over so I can get a drink that isn't crazily overpriced."
  • The crowd, which "favored 20-something men from the Island loudly drunk on beer, and fat chicks who spilled out of tiny T-shirts emblazoned with "Winning!", quickly turned sour, notes the Post. Chants of "F--k you, Charlie! F--k you, Charlie!" trailed Sheen as he rapidly departed the stage.
Sheen has a second show slated for tomorrow night at Radio City Music Hall. Click through the gallery for scenes from last night's mayhem.

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