Charlie Sheen Takes His Meltdown Tour to TV


Having called up enough radio stations to rant about "winning," Charlie Sheen took his aggressive breakdown campaign to television. He appeared on the Today show and Good Morning America this a.m., spouting the same unhinged nonsense (he's special; AA is a sham; winning! etc., etc.) he's been spewing for the past few weeks, now with visuals. Asked if he's on drugs by NBC's reporter, Charlie Sheen scoffed no, and said, "Look at me. Duh." (He told ABC, "I'm on a drug. It's called Charlie Sheen.") Well, we're looking at him and we're not convinced: Sheen, whose voice is gravelly and tired, looks tired and has lost a lot of weight. Not exactly a model of health. While on Today, Sheen, who makes about $2 million per episode of Two and a Half Men (in his own words, it's a bit more, because that's not counting the back end), explained how he should get a raise. "I'm not angry; I'm passionate. Everyone thinks I should be begging for my job back and I'm just gonna forewarn them that it's everyone else who's gonna be begging me for their job back. I'm a man of my word, so I'll finish the TV show. I'll even do season ten, but at this point because of psychological distress. Oh my God, it's $3 million an episode, take or leave it ... I'm underpaid right now. I'm tired of pretending like I'm not special; I'm tired of pretending I'm not a bitching, total fricking rock star from Mars. And people can't figure me out. I don't expect them to. You can't process me with a normal brain." While smoking a cigarette and dismissing the notion he abuses women, he told ABC he plans to sue CBS for "tons." "They strapped on their diapers. And they are in radical breach."

To get your own look at Sheen, you can watch the following clips.

From Good Morning America ("I'm a noble man, I'm chivalrous"):

From the Today show:

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Also, from Today, where he talks about his raise:

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Previously, in the Charlie Sheen explosion:
Charlie Sheen to Write His Memoirs
Charlie Sheen Vows to Show Up for Sitcom That Is No Longer Filming
Charlie Sheen Writes Chuck Lorre a Nasty Letter
The Eleven Most Inexplicable Quotes From Today’s Charlie Sheen Radio Meltdown