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Charlie Sheen:

Thanks For Having

My Back Boss

2/2/2011 8:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Charlie Sheen compares himself to legendary actor -- and party animal -- Errol Flynn ... in a new statement thanking the big studio honchos for their support.

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In his first statement since beginning outpatient rehab ... Charlie said, "I have a lot of work to do to be able to return the support  I have received from so many people."

Charlie continues, "I want to say "thank-you" to my fellow cast members, the crew of "Two and a Half Men", and everyone at CBS and Warner Bros., especially Les Moonves and Bruce Rosenblum for their concern and support. "

He wraps it up with a nod to Flynn, saying ... "And to my fans, your good wishes have touched me very much. Like Errol Flynn, who had to put down his sword on occasion,  I just want to say, "thank-you."


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Wishes    

Who is Errol Flynn? Isn't he an old-timer, just like Charlie?

1305 days ago
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Tammy    

You're most welcomed, Charlie. Get well and come back stronger than ever.

1305 days ago
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Nancy     

Oh please. We'll be reading about Charlie and the Porn Star Factory within the next 3 months. Where is Robert Downey Jr when you need him???

1305 days ago
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MissyM    

OK Charlie!!!Kiss,Kiss!!

Bring a doctor's note back to work!

LMAO!and just having fun..........gotta love ya Charlie!!But you do come to work on time and you know your lines......geezzzz, gotta love ya!

1305 days ago
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anon.    

Of course he thanks them. What else would he say! LOL

1305 days ago
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Annette    

Put down you sword, your porn star and most importantly, your briefcase of crack!

Sword was a nice start though!

Luck!

1305 days ago
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northern gypsy    


yikes...he's smooth...like a well aged whiskey !!!
still...that doesn't mean he's not toxic...
sorry...i'm going to say this press release...is just damage control !!!

1305 days ago
8.

Carvey    

I'll be boycotting CBS and their sponsors until they fire this drug addict and apologize to America.

By the way, Charlie, Errol Flynn was well-known for his many homosexual flings. You trying to tell us something?

1305 days ago
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Cankle    

The lack of a comma is really annoying. Almost as annoying as someone taking the time to tell you how annoying it is. "Thanks for having my back, Boss."

1305 days ago
10.

Hey Now    

Maybe Charlie can use references that we don't have to google. I consider myself a pretty educuated lady but I had no idea wtf the Errol Flynn thing meant. I guess its a Hollywood thing.

1305 days ago
11.

pk    

He's an ass

1305 days ago
12.

Terry    

Blah Blah Blah!!!! Just another over paid Hollywood loser!!! OD already!!! Donate his money to a good cause!!!! At this rate all his money goes to hookers and drug dealers. The money will be better spent if he just kills over!!

1305 days ago
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Home Skillet    

Why should we believe a word you say, Charlie Sheen? You're just saying the **** that you think we want to hear. Get better, but don't for a moment pretend that you give a **** about anyone but yourself.

1305 days ago
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Hey Now    

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Lifestyle

Flynn had a reputation for his womanizing, consumption of alcohol and brawling. His freewheeling, hedonistic lifestyle caught up with him in November 1942 when two under-age girls, Betty Hansen and Peggy Satterlee, accused him of statutory rape.[20] A group was organized to support Flynn, named the American Boys' Club for the Defense of Errol Flynn (ABCDEF); its members included William F. Buckley, Jr.[21] The trial took place in January and February 1943, and Flynn was cleared of the charges. The incident served to increase his reputation as a ladies' man, which led to the popular phrase "in like Flynn", the phrase being later parodied in the James Coburn comedy spy film In Like Flint.[22]

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Posthumous allegations

In 1961, Florence Aadland co-authored with Tedd Thomey The Big Love, a book alleging Flynn was involved in a sexual relationship with her 15-year-old daughter, actress Beverly.[27][28] It was later made into a play starring Tracey Ullman.[29][30]

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Death

Flynn flew with Aadland to Vancouver on 9 October 1959, to lease his yacht Zaca to millionaire George Caldough. On 14 October, Caldough was driving Flynn to the airport when Flynn felt ill. He was taken to the apartment of Caldough's friend, Dr. Grant Gould, uncle of pianist Glenn Gould. A party ensued, with Flynn regaling guests with stories and impressions. Feeling ill again, he announced "I shall return" and retired to a bedroom to rest. A half hour later, Aadland checked in on him and discovered him unconscious. Flynn had suffered a heart attack. According to the Vancouver Sun (16 December 2006), "When Errol Flynn came to town in 1959 for a week-long binge that ended with him dying in a West End apartment, his local friends propped him up at the Hotel Georgia lounge so that everyone would see him." The story is a myth; following Flynn's death, his body was turned over to a coroner (George Brayshaw), who performed an autopsy, and released his body to his next of kin.

Errol Flynn is interred in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, in Glendale, California. Both of his parents survived him.

1305 days ago
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Jamaican sam    

Yeah but you weren't like Errol Flynn. It's not that you put down your 'sword;. You couldn't get it up.

1305 days ago
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