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Published:March 7th, 2011 10:24 EST

Charlie Sheen: The Most Exploited Celebrity Of Our Time?

By Robert Paul Reyes

When CBS canceled "Two and a Half Men" for the rest of the season, those of us who admire Charlie Sheen as a gifted comedic actor hoped that he would stay out of the spotlight, and focus on overcoming his demons.


Instead Sheen has been omnipresent in the media, you can`t escape the gnarly dude, he`s everywhere from TV to Twitter.

Every network and cable station has interviewed the "winning" thespian. It`s like watching pornography, only the payoff isn`t a sexual climax but an outrageous quote that could only have emanated from a disturbed and twisted mind.

Now that every media outlet has taken its turn exploiting Charlie Sheen for fun and ratings, the troubled star is exploiting himself. Sheen has a reality Web show for hardcore addicts who need their daily fix.

If Charlie doesn`t get professional help, his only contributions to popular culture from this point on will be more colorful phrases added to our lexicon.

I don`t have Tiger Blood and I don`t have Adonis DNA, but it seems to be that Sheen is doing anything but winning.

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