My Violent Torpedo of Truth

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High-Speed Sheen Escort Gets Cops ‘Transferred’

DC cops play 'musical departments' in a mass transfer after Sheen incident

(Newser) - Two District of Columbia police officers assigned to the unit that provided a high-speed escort to actor Charlie Sheen have been transferred. Sheen not only tweeted about the escort, he also included a photo of a car's speedometer registering about 80mph. An internal police document obtained today by the... More »

Sheen: Goddess Dumped Me ... Via Text

Rachel Olson is out

(Newser) - Human torpedo of truth Charlie Sheen was in Ft. Lauderdale last night dropping bombshells: specifically, that he'd lost a goddess, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Sheen told the audience of 2,500 that "Goddess" Rachel "Bree" Oberlin had dumped him—via text, no less. Later, asked how he... More »

Sheen Gets Police to Escort Him to Show—at 80mph

And he makes a big donation to charity

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen stirred up another controversy while in Washington, DC, on Tuesday night: He somehow managed to snag a police escort so he could book it at 80mph to his show, for which he was running almost an hour late. The Washington Post looks into the matter, but no one... More »

What Sheen Would Do If Elected President

Make Nicolas Cage his VP, for one

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen may have alienated his "truther" fans , but it looks like he'll be able to replace them with birthers. Politics was on the agenda when Sheen's "Violent Torpedo of Truth" tour hit Washington, DC, Tuesday night and the actor got plenty of cheers when he... More »

Charlie Sheen Loses Custody Battle

Brooke Mueller to retain primary custody of twins

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen isn't winning anymore. The actor failed yesterday to win sole custody of his twin sons from estranged wife Brooke Mueller in a Los Angeles court, sources tell ABC News . Mueller—who has reportedly returned to rehab for treatment of a drug problem—will maintain primary custody of... More »

Sheen Irks 9/11 Truthers

Plus, Brooke Mueller is back in rehab

(Newser) - Weird news from the land of Charlie Sheen: The troubled actor has managed to irk a group of 9/11 truthers, which is now threatening to protest in front of his live shows. Members of the 9/11 Truth Movement, who believe 9/11 was a conspiracy, feel Sheen has betrayed them. Sheen... More »

In Connecticut, Sheen Back to 'Winning'

He scores a standing ovation as crowd chants, 'F*** NYC!'

(Newser) - A pattern is emerging on Charlie Sheen’s My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not an Option tour: Crash and burn at one show only to “win” at the next . He did it once again this weekend, scoring a standing ovation at Connecticut’s Oakdale Theatre last night after... More »

Sheen Rotten in Big Apple

Charlie's definitely not winning at Radio City Music Hall

(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
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Booing Sheen 'Fans' Are Idiots

Drew Grant asks: What exactly did they expect from his show, anyway?

(Newser) - Many of the 4,700 fans who paid an average of $145 to attend Charlie Sheen's Detroit show booed and demanded their money back —but why? "You paid to see a carnival sideshow and that's what you got," writes Drew Grant on Salon . Is it really so... More »

After Bombing Big-Time, Sheen 'Wins' in Chicago

Barely any boos, and even a standing ovation

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen may have totally bombed in Detroit , but with a few changes, he managed to score a standing ovation last night in Chicago. Gone was the "disjointed exercise in hero worship" from the first night of his Violent Torpedo of Truth tour, writes Steve Johnson in the Chicago ... More »

Charlie Sheen's 'Violent Torpedo' Bombs in Detroit

Actor's rambling brand of crazy doesn't fly in Motor City

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen opened his "Violent Torpedo of Truth/Failure Is Not an Option" tour last night in Detroit, and it turns out failure is indeed an option. The actor's rambling monologue was nonsensical—at times even to himself—and an enthusiastic crowd turned into boo-birds quickly. A rundown from critics,... More »

Charlie Sheen Takes Show on the Road

Crazyman has 'Violent Torpedo of Truth' for you

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen is testing out whether his particular brand of crazy is road-worthy: The warlock has announced two dates for "Charlie Sheen LIVE: My Violent Torpedo of Truth" in Chicago and Detroit. Details are sketchy, reports the Chicago Tribune , but the "comedy" will set you back a minimum... More »

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