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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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91.

sugarbee    

I Have never ever liked Charlie and never watched 2 1/2 men because I can't stand the guy. And now he's worse than he ever was, it's sickening. And so is the fact that so many are adding fuel to his enormous ego fire by praising him and now following him on Twitter!

And I completely agree with #33

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No, Charlie, you're losing. You've lost your job, you've lost your kids, and you've lost your mind. You don't "need" money, you "want" money so that you can continue to finance your drug habit and pay the hookers that live with you. Pitiful.

Posted at 7:19 AM on Mar 3, 2011 by Pookie

1331 days ago
92.

DONNA    

LET HIS AZZ STAY BROKE, HES THE ONE WHO MADE AN ASS OUT OF HISSELF.LET HIM DEAL WITH IT

1331 days ago
93.

yo    

Oh look! Press release about one of Charlie's Goddesses:

Bree Olson (Rachel Oberlin) Goes From Media Circus to 'Superstar Showdown' With Courtney ***mz
Mar 03rd, 2011 08:32 AM

http://news.avn.com/company-news/News-Flash-Bree-Olson-Goes-From-ABC-s-20-20-To-Reality-Blue-Media-s-Superstar-Showdown-Courtney-***mz-Vs-Bree-Olson-427987.html

LOS ANGELES—If you didn't get enough of award-winning adult performer Bree Olson on ABC's 20/20 on Tuesday night, take solace. The Olson Revolution is continuing as Vouyer Media rolls out Reality Blue Media's Superstar Showdown: Courtney ***mz Vs. Bree Olson.

An erotic and fast-paced celebration of two iconic adult performers, the third volume of this sizzling series pairs Charlie Sheen’s blond goddess with a worthy opponent: Courtney ***mz.

Series creator A. Slayer orchestrates the American Idol-style festivities with his usual finesse, and 2011 AVN award nominee Kirsten Price once again brings her trademark wit and candor to her role as the project's host. Slayer guides Bree and Courtney through a series of sensual scenarios designed to showcase their richly diverse erotic talents. From scorching solo interludes to explosive oral, girl/girl and boy/girl couplings, the ladies explore their distinctive sexuality.

Joining ***mz and Olson in this hardcore showcase is a panel comprised of three iconic adult industry celebrities: AVN Hall of Famer Raylene, crossover star Mary Carey and, in her third appearance in the franchise, Burning Angel Entertainment owner Joanna Angel.

Distributed by Vouyer Media and created by Reality Blue Media, Superstar Showdown: Courtney ***mz Vs. Bree Olson also stars Monique Alexander, Tory Lane, Chris Johnson, Bill Bailey, Ralph Long, Marco Banderas, Mark Ashley and James Deen.

1331 days ago
94.

Liz    

If he can make money tweeting .. good for him! One less person that my tax money would have to support. Let him earn a living in this manner .. it's legal ... and fine by me.

1331 days ago
95.

real deal    

The Twitter blow-up is off the hook. Unbelievable. Everybody wants to check out Charlie Sheen. It will be interesting to see if anybody can meet that feat in the future. I must admit that I wish he would tweet more. That dude is a kook. But he's cool.

That being said, I don't know how he proposes to get paid. You generally have to have somebody pay you to tweet for them; and I don't think anybody wants Charlie to tweet for them. Shoot, they banned him from the Oscars. Kimmy K tweets for events and clubs. Where is Charlie going to tweet from, a crackhouse? His Sober Valley house? Who is going to pay him, a dealer? A pimp? A porn producer? Maybe...

If he needs some loot, I say go on Celebrity Rehab. That show needs a celebrity. Right now, it's just "... Rehab." Charlie and Dr. Drew would be hilarious. Hilarious. Can you imagine "family day"?!? The ratings would go through the roof! Send tweets from there. It would be hilarious. In the same room! I'm not sure if it would actually help, but it would make for great tv. And isn't that the point?

Clean it up, be a dad and get yourself marketable homie.

1331 days ago
96.

Regulator    

A Charlie Sheen ate my baby!

1331 days ago
97.

yo    

Charlie Sheen's Twitter account set up by marketing firm Ad.ly

The troubled actor, who was this week hit by a court order preventing him from having access to his two sons with Brooke Mueller, is said to have had his account set up with help from marketing firm Ad.ly.
Charlie Sheen 'got fast-tracked Twitter account' Charlie Sheen 'got fast-tracked Twitter account'

Specialising in celebrity endorsements on the microblogging site, Ad.ly reportedly acted as a broker between Sheen and Twitter.

'Based on trusted relationships with our executives, Charlie's management team reached out to us," spokesperson Krista Thomas told GQ magazine.

http://www.metro.co.uk/tech/857134-charlie-sheens-twitter-account-set-up-by-marketing-firm

1331 days ago
98.

Ree    

My appologies #73...my comment (#80) was directed to #74. I'm very sorry. Darn wine.

1331 days ago
99.

Glory Bee    

Can you say "restless, irritable and discontent"? Um, yeah..... Like Anna Nicole, Charlie only surrounds himself with those who feed his disease. And I'm afraid, like Anna Nichole, Charlie's children will lose a parent. The REAL Goddesses in this scenario? Brooke and Denise. Two women I never really cared for before, but who are heroically trying to keep their children out of harms way, while being compelled to share "parenting" with Charlie because he can afford "pitbull" lawyers.

1331 days ago
100.

Ellery    

If you haven't yet, check out Jimmy Fallon's bit as Charlie promoting his new cologne. Awesome!

1331 days ago
101.

Bobo Frog    

Ree, if you're drinking wine this early in the morning, maybe you should change your brain and start WINNING.

1331 days ago
102.

Sammie    

Don't feed the animals.

1331 days ago
103.

CC    

Would someone please explain to Charlie that paying yourself to tweet your own rantings does not make yourself any money. Geeze.........

Although I have to admit that if someone like Nike paid him I'm sure the tweet would be entertaining. Probably something like this ->

Want to meet that p-ssy Chaim in the octogon. I'll bring my Nike clubs and beat him like Elin did Tiger.

Beautiful baby!!!!!

1331 days ago
104.

Mark    

Why does nobody ever raise the issue of Twitters success being completely bought and paid for? I mean it's not a crime I guess to pay people to use your product but doesn't it raise any red flags that they've been paying EVERY CELEBRITY INSANE AMOUNTS OF MONEY SINCE DAY ONE??? What kind of business model is that?
And the most troubling part is that Twitter got big by paying the news organizations like CNN to do stories on it! Tell me that's not illegal.
Remember all the talk on the various CNN shows about how Twitter was so revolutionary and covering what people were saying on Twitter about the presidential race?

TWITTER IS STUPID! NOBODY ACTUALLY WANTS TO USE IT! IT'S BEING PROPPED UP BY POWERFULL PEOPLE WITH DEEP POCKETS!

1331 days ago
105.

Scott T. Kay    

I've come up with the most awesome idea for a reality TV show: "Muammar & Charlie!!" . . . Here is the back story . . . Muammar Gaddafi gets exiled to Charlie Sheen's house/compound in Hollywood and hijinks, shena****ns, and general wackiness ensues . . . The world would be watching on an unprecedented scale . . . I would tune in just to see which outfit Muammar is wearing . . . That guy makes a hell of a FASHION STATEMENT . . .

My Two Cents™ . . .

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