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Charlie Sheen: I Twitter for Cash!

3/3/2011 11:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Charlie Sheen told TMZ ... the reason he's taken up Twitter is simple -- it's a "cash cow."

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Sheen told us ... his primary motivation behind the new ramblings is that he can score a fortune through advertising.  To give this some context, Kim Kardashian is reportedly pulling in $10,000 per tweet.

We pressed him more, and Charlie interrupted by saying, "Mike, I'm unemployed!"

In just 48 hours, Charlie has attracted 1.1 million followers. 

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151.

Sammie    

I'd like to see how they pay taxes on the $ they make off their Tweets.

And just a question: Is it worth knowing the next bizzarre thing Sheen tweets (not like it won't get reported) or knowing KK is getting her nails done yet again to know you are subsidizing their lifestyles when you can't afford your own? And do you ever gripe about Wall Street? What's the difference? The guys on Wall Street earn less than these bozos. I've closed my twitter account.

1273 days ago
152.

sean    

Hey Mike Walters did Charlie buy you a new Mercedes Too for the 45 minute Bee Jay that you gave him in his backyard while you filmed it??Harvey owes Mike bigtime!Mike got the interview for TMZ because he brown noses Sheen..Harvey should buy Mike a Car.

1273 days ago
153.

Imallright    

Why it is not clear to everyone that charile has Syphilis is beyond me
Remember howard Hughes
And of course those kids should be removed if they lived in filthy house they'd take them out
It shouldn't make a difference what kind of pig pen it is

1273 days ago
154.

Rolex sucks    

This is great!

Charlie is winning!

chucks latest twit

Face it folks, you just feel better when you say it. #WINNING

rock on charlie smoke out the trolls and losers and show em what's up!

1273 days ago
155.

Ree    

Joann, are you like 20? Charlie's lifestyle has never been a secret. Why on earth would he be rolled up in a ball crying like a baby for something he's been in the news for since the 80's? He's not known for being a saint.

1273 days ago
156.

groovypet2    

F**k SHEENMEISTER all this crap is probably for publicity for some upcoming crap. I love how he goes from radical to normal. HES A F****ING ACTOR. hello!!!!maybe the warlock will bind his mouth shut so he shuts up. damn its old now.

1273 days ago
157.

HarlotO'Hara    

He's at least honest and straightforward.

Posted at 10:22 AM on Mar 3, 2011 by kinm

charlie peen is honest and straightforward?!?!??!

ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!

1273 days ago
158.

dawn    

#161 This is starting to have all the earmarks of a soon-to-be announced reality show. I mean, why keep stating that you want to live your own life and not have to explain yourself and then go on all these interviews trying to explain yourself?

1273 days ago
159.

Sonja    

Dude knows how to keep the cash flow going that's for sure.

1273 days ago
160.

Tyler    

Yeah. People who are high on cocaine generally have an infatuation with the internet.

1273 days ago
161.

AMD    

Charlie Sheen Doesn't Hit Women (Oh, Really?)
by Jeanne Sager
on March 1, 2011 at 2:45 PM

http://thestir.cafemom.com/in_the_news/116912/charlie_sheen_doesnt_hit_women

Have you heard the news? Charlie Sheen is now the hero to the All-American male. Able to take more drugs than nature allows and still survive. He's able to rant on network TV and avoid the psych ward. Able to convince a bevy of "goddesses" to move in with him after he successfully did the above plus lost his job on Two and a Half Men (where, let's face it, he didn't do any work to begin with -- he just played a lazy drunk).

Who knew being a wife-beating criminal was such a great thing, America? Yup. While certain American males are sitting, as you read this, furiously typing "how the f--k do I get Charlie Sheen's life?" they're conveniently ignoring a whole long history of Charlie Sheen's brushes with the law. Piers Morgan hasn't. In a bit released from tonight's highly anticipated interview, Sheen claims:

Women are not to be hit. They are to be hugged and caressed.

Oh, really? Remember the time he allegedly slammed a girlfriend's head into the ground, knocking her unconscious? How about that time he choked his own wife? America, let's wake up. You are currently fascinated with a man who is a criminal, and a dangerous one at that.

Sheen's goddesses, Natalie Kenly and Rachel Oberlin, plus soon-to-be ex-wife Brooke Mueller and two of his children, are now said to be living with a man who was once arrested on felony assault charges for threatening Mueller with a knife and trying to choke her (he was later convicted). These women and children are living with a guy who allegedly once slammed girlfriend Brittany Ashland into a marble floor, then threatened to kill her if she told anyone about the assault. A guy who didn't care that ex-wife Denise Richards was holding daughter Lola in her arms when she says he pushed her to the ground, making death threats. And let's not forget way back in 1990, Sheen "accidentally shot" then-fiancee Kelly Preston in the arm. He wasn't charged, but Preston immediately broke off the engagement (moving on to marry John Travolta).

Still sound like a guy we should be laughing about and celebrating for living the high life? Really? Because that's just brushing over the domestic violence charges. We also have Sheen's alleged trashing of a room at the Plaza Hotel last fall, when -- surprise, surprise -- his "escort" was said to be locked in a closet, terrified.

We could go on. Talk about the rehab stints. His link to Heidi Fleiss. But we shouldn't need to.

Charlie Sheen may think he's a tiger with Adonis DNA. I think he's a s***bag. America, when are you going to follow suit?

http://thestir.cafemom.com/in_the_news/116912/charlie_sheen_doesnt_hit_women


Posted at 8:19 AM on Mar 3, 2011 by yo

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Thank you so much for posting that article above. How quickly ppl forget that this b*stard is a lowlife pice of sh*t, who's life is rapidly going down the drain, and some of you ppl say he's "winning"? I hardly call a crackwh*re who has over a million followers on Twitter just following him b/c they love watching a good trainwreck "winning".

1273 days ago
162.

anonymous    

He was making 2 million per episode. He is broke already? Where did all of Charlie's money go?

1273 days ago
163.

gene yuss    

well that pretty much takes the fun out of it

1273 days ago
164.

Navah Kirstein    

Twitter tips for Charlie Sheen to get clean online PR! http://bit.ly/fDqoZI

1273 days ago
165.

Sluticus    

First I love twitter and can confess to following charlie sheen on there there's nothing that I am seeing where he could be making money off of as of yet but he has over a million followers in like two days! I think its sad that he's gone of the deep end but am I riveted? Hell yes! Am I shallowly entertained at the expense of his own crazy public displays of insanity? Yes! Follow me on twiter @sluticus

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