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Bree Olson Pleads GUILTY In DUI Case

4/26/2011 11:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Charlie Sheen's former goddess Bree Olson pled guilty to a driving drunk charge this morning ... stemming from her arrest in Indiana back in February.

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According to INCNow.tv, Bree struck a deal with prosecutors ... in which she will serve one year of unsupervised probation if she completes an unspecified amount of community service and stays out of trouble. Official sentencing is set for May 3.

As we previously reported, Olson was arrested on one misdemeanor charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after crashing her car on Feb. 3.



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Lagoon    

RR_theoldhippiestonerconfessingliarputthatinyourpiperaymond 11 hours ago

Quick note about the CS Houston show. The crowd seems to love him and evidently the show went well. There was the usual "**** Detroit" and ripping Bree - nasty jokes about her. I lived in Houston so no surprises for me. To sum it up:

CraigHlavaty Craig Hlavaty
This crowd is a microcosm of the side of Houston you probably hate. Math teacher trashed. Makes out with Sheen for two seconds.
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I'm wondering what Sheen said about Bree. I guess she's a troll now.

1089 days ago
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Elle0375    

ksis about an hour ago
"...he was embraced at every turn by fans of all stripes, with men and women alike fawning over him like he was a surviving Beatle, or at least someone in Motley Crue."

Yes, those poor, poor misguided losers, the US is full of them. And people wonder what happened to what was the greatest country in the world, just have a look at who they idolize and fawn over. Charlie, Jersey Shore, Phoney Housewives, Lindsay etc...So sad...

1089 days ago
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Melissa S    

Sheen shares the same audience demographic as Howard Stern and Jerry Springer. Not so hard to believe that the audience who attended the show found him funny. Thankfully this mentality does not represent the majority. Based on the comments from most of the shows, the real winners are those selling the alcohol. Sounds like most of the people attending were so drunk, they would have cheered anyone or for anything.

1089 days ago
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Autumn_in_Michigan    

Don't fall over from shock or anything, Raymond, but I agree with everything you say here. Each point. I also appreciate the way you said it, as well as the fact that we have been able to have a mutually respectful, IMO, discussion on another topic. I really don't enjoy conflict. I can assume an adversarial position as much or as well as the next person. I just don't like doing it unless the topic is important or I am forced to or its only short term.

Anyway, I'm a fourth generation native Texan and have lived the majority of my life in Texas. I still own property in Texas and most of my family lives in Texas. So, I make regular trips to Texas from Michigan. My grandfather was a published, noted historian of Texas. While my mother's family is from Michigan, my father's family is from Texas.

Not that these facts make me an expert on Texas and I am admittedly a biased observer. However, I am aware of my biases and am also a trained observer of behavior. I do have a thought or two on the reception that Houston/Texas gave Charlie that I'd be willing to share before moving on. FWIW

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Raymond 8 hours ago

I'd say this thing has turned around previously already. Specifically with the hiring of Jeffrey Ross.

Because he's a trained comedian of course. But much more because his "roasting" part is preemptively rebutting the possibility of any boos, walkouts or media bashing having any negative effect on the tour. Playing all those scenarios through on stage and poking fun at them makes them effectively part of the show. This sure was a stroke of genius, as it specifically opens up room for the show becoming better and better. Which it does.

Leaves to say: not entirely sure about the torpedo of truth, but Charlie Sheen certainly didn't disappoint in the defeat is not an option department. Whatever genuine success he might experience on the coming stops, I'd consider it well deserved due to the single fact of him not quitting even under spectacularly adverse conditions. Props to that.

1089 days ago
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Autumn_in_Michigan    

Raymond, if you wouldn't mind, please share your reference for this quote. It sounds like an expanded version of a Tweet from the same source as the Tweet that I shared here last night. As he is a Houston journalist I'm thinking that he wrote a review of the show that would have coincided with his Tweets.

I know that I said that I wasn't going to share any more tweets here. I'm going to do it one more time in order to answer Lagoon's question as well as to serve as a frame work for my further comments.

Overall, this series of tweets has a positive take on the Houston show, so I really hope that you and ksis won't feel the need to pick on me or to ignore what I have to say - but whatever. Its always your choice.

Likewise, I hope that the anti-Charlie camp won't pick on me or think I am some sort of turn coat traitor. I have always seen both sides of the subject but perhaps have not done a good job of presenting my views. Or, maybe my views have just been drowned out in all the noisy conflict here.

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Raymond about an hour ago
ksis

found this to be still better:

Like I said before, to a section of the country he's a ****ed-up glimmer of hope in a world of "moral Nazis" and liberal alarmists. The response to the Obama rip was evidence enough. Sheen is not just a hash-tag or a YouTube clip, he's an ethos.

1089 days ago
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Autumn_in_Michigan    

@Elle0375

@Melissa

I also agree with your remarks. The vendors probably are making a great profit at these shows. However, at one show the liquor was marketed as ****tails with Sheen catchphrase type names and it seems like the drinks were part of the tour production. I don't know if that was/is the case at each show but it is possible. Its also possible that the tour production has a different arrangement with each of the venues.

I also agree with your assessment of the demographic. And, as someone who suffered through raising three children in Texas - and seeing the peer influence over things like watching the Jerry Springer show - I feel somewhat qualified to speak on this subject.

However, that said, I think that its an oversimplification just to stop the analysis at this point. There is more to the psychology of the Sheen tours and the Houston show showcases other factors quite well, IMO.

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Elle0375 3 hours ago
ksis about an hour ago
"...he was embraced at every turn by fans of all stripes, with men and women alike fawning over him like he was a surviving Beatle, or at least someone in Motley Crue."

Yes, those poor, poor misguided losers, the US is full of them. And people wonder what happened to what was the greatest country in the world, just have a look at who they idolize and fawn over. Charlie, Jersey Shore, Phoney Housewives, Lindsay etc...So sad...

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Melissa about an hour ago
Sheen shares the same audience demographic as Howard Stern and Jerry Springer. Not so hard to believe that the audience who attended the show found him funny. Thankfully this mentality does not represent the majority. Based on the comments from most of the shows, the real winners are those selling the alcohol. Sounds like most of the people attending were so drunk, they would have cheered anyone or for anything.

1089 days ago
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Autumn_in_Michigan    

I'd recommend that anyone who is interested take a look at Craig Hlavaty's Twitter page (below). Its helpful to put comments into context with the commenter's political and other belief systems' perspective. In this case, its especially important to understanding the reception that Charlie Sheen received in Texas last night.

I'm going to assume for the sake of discussion that Raymond really is in Australia and that Ksis really is a high school teacher in Poland. And, I'm going to assume that neither of them is especially conversant with the politics of the uniquely American libertarian party (link below). They are of course free to correct me if I have made faulty assumptions. I just hope that they do it respectfully :-).

Again for the sake of context, I am a Independent politically. I do not vote along party platform lines. I make an effort to understand the issues and the politicians who are in the running. Over the years, I have voted for candidates from every party - the two major parties as well as the minor parties and independents - including voting for Kinky Friedman for Governor of Texas. Now THAT"S an interesting dude (link below).

As a state, as well as a state of mind, Texas embraces colorful characters. They fit in with Texas's sense of grandiosity. Texas is a very large state physically as well as psychologically. The US has three major electrical grid systems, Eastern, Western, and Texas. Texas was once an independent nation/republic of its own. There is still a significant movement in Texas to reestablish Texas as an independent nation.

As a rule, Texans don't like to be told what to think or what to do - and they are quite fond of their handguns, in particular. I also am an independent thinker and a handgun advocate. I own and carry a 38 caliber Bersa handgun. My husband owns and carries several handguns - and also collects various firearms. Charlie Sheen is a major owner and collector of handguns, current count 47 licenses issued for handguns in CA. He also collects other firearms.

That one fact alone would make Charlie Sheen a folk hero in Texas - and Texas just LOVES larger than life folk heros. But there are more factors that I won't try to cover here. If this line of inquiry is of interest, I'd recommend visiting the websites that I've provided links for here.

http://www.lp.org/

http://www.kinkyfriedman.com/index.html

Craig Hlavaty
@CraigHlavaty Houston
A model citizen with zero discipline. Gun Owner, Libertarian. Assistant Music Editor & Staff Writer for the Houston Press. Duh.
http://prisonrodeoclownschool.tumblr.com/

1089 days ago
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Autumn_in_Michigan    

Developing a major weather related headache but will try to communicate clearly anyway.

As Raymond has pointed out, Charlie Sheen's shows have developed more of a professional polish. His assessment of the psychological impact of Jeff Ross's roasting is spot on, IMO. I will add that allowing Charlie to roast Jeff in turn is also a good idea, and will allow Jeff to continue to accompany the show as long as he is available. Otherwise, I don't think that Charlie's ego would allow for the constant roasting which often does come close to hitting a nerve. It HAS to come that close or it wouldn't be effective.

Therefore, the timing of the tour arriving in Texas with this particular dynamic is fortuitous. Texans love entertainment and they expect a quality show - and a side show or a freak show is considered perfectly acceptable with many Texans. However, if he had started his tour in Texas, especially in Dallas, rather than Detroit, we would likely be hearing "**** Dallas" chants this whole time. Its also possible that the heckling would have been more physically violent in Texas, especially in Houston.

There is a saying: "Timing is everything". Nowhere is the truth of that saying more apparent than in live comedy.

Texas is still a male dominated culture more than is typically found in the US. Texans prefer their colorful characters to be the male gender, although there are exceptions in the form of certain strong Texas women.

The family courts in Texas have until very recently strongly favored males over females. Until recently, children's rights in Texas have also fallen behind the rights of the male "head of household". Texas tends to favor a traditional family structure - with a double standard that favors men.

Football is a religion in Texas, but all sports are also highly valued. Strip joints and the like are found more frequently in the larger cities but they are everywhere in Texas. There has long been a tradition among many social groups for men to visit Mexico for the hookers and other traditionally male forms of entertainment. Sometimes they bring "the wife" and the females enjoy the shopping while the men are elsewhere being entertained. And, I don't mean just "trailer trash" sorts of social groups but across all demographics.

This dynamic, too, is slowly shifting over time but it still influences Texas culture. The stats on domestic abuse of females, children and pets in the state of Texas are very disturbing but are improving. Dog fighting and **** fighting are established sources of revenue and entertainment but they are slowly being banned. So forth and so on.

I think you get the idea, if getting the idea is something you are willing to do.

Therefore, I'll make a small prediction. IF Sheen's Dallas show goes off as well as his Houston show - and IF Sheen continues to have career setbacks in Hollywood, CA - don't be surprised if Charlie Sheen buys a house in Austin, TX. Other celebrities have done the same - for example Sandra Bullock and Jesse James. The US dollar still buys a LOT of house in Texas, the best real estate investment location in those terms in the US.

The Austin airport now has regular commuter flights between Austin & LAX. Austin is home to the largest percentage of the colorful characters in Texas. Their motto is "Keep Austin Weird". Seriously. Even have it on bumper stickers. Austin also has one of the highest tech communities in the US.

So, Charlie may feel the love most of all in Texas and, like others before him have, start wearing his "I wasn't born in Texas but I got here as fast as I could." button.

1089 days ago
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Autumn_in_Michigan    

Well, Lagoon - its interesting (to me) what Charlie had to say about Bree. I'll include one tweet here (just below) but please look at the whole series of tweets (posted next) for context. Also read my other comments if you have time and interest.


CraigHlavaty Craig Hlavaty

Ripping on Bree Olson."More men in her hole than Chilean miners."

Evidently the ripping was along the lines of calling her a whore. Interesting criticism coming from a man who has stated that "You're either a movie star, a rock star, or a porn star." Whether or not I or anyone else approves, Bree Olson was/is a porn star. When she was with Charlie, that was a good thing. Now that she has left Charlie, its a bad thing.

Sorta like when he bangs 7 gram rocks its "Epic" and when Brooke snorts a line she's a crack ho. But, nowhere more than in Texas will that male biased double standard be good for a laugh. They won't even stop to consider that nasty old "Bree hole" was Charlie's preferred playground just recently - and what it may say about him and his taste in women.

Frankly, I think its all ridiculous. Even my adult children have adopted the saying: "What? Are you smoking crack?" for whenever they mean to question someone's reasoning or behavior or to point out that someone is acting stupid (in their estimation). They even say it to me :-) - and I also say it (to them) about myself. If I forget something, for example, I'll say - Geez, I'm smoking crack today.

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Lagoon 5 hours ago

I'm wondering what Sheen said about Bree. I guess she's a troll now.

1089 days ago
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Autumn_in_Michigan    

Changed my mind about posting all of Craig's tweets - just too many of them. Instead, here's the link to his twitter account. If you look at the more recent tweets he has included a reference to his review as well.

http://twitter.com/#!/CraigHlavaty

My take is that (1) Craig was trying to report things fairly as he saw them, (2) he probably did a pretty good job of that, and (3) he was also biased in favor of Charlie due to his own Libertarian biases.

Hey, he's human, he's allowed. Everyone has biases. Its our job to make ourselves aware of our own biases and to protect others from them, IMO. I don't give Craig props for doing that - at last in his tweets. I haven't read his review yet.

I DO give Charlie props for being a trooper and not quitting.

I DON'T give Charlie props for awareness of his own biases and how they hurt others - nor as a truth teller or a truth seeker.

This tour has been more about survival than about truth. IMO.

1089 days ago
71.

ksis    

The two posts on this page worthy of a RESPECTFUL response from me (from posters that I know).

@Raymond

I love your quote as well. Charlie ROCKS. :)))
How do you like all the respect coming towards your way? LOL Just don't turn your back on IT;) Being stabbed is nothing nice. Just sayin...;)

@Lagoon

Whatever he said about her, that is how he felt at the moment and he had the right to say it, imo.

1089 days ago
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Autumn_in_Michigan    

Hopefully my last comment on the subject:

Texas teachers are among the lowest paid in the US. Texas education ranks in the lowest ratings - often THE lowest - in the US. Given that Texas is about 38% Hispanic - with that demographic projected to increase significantly over the next decade - that trend will likely increase. Traditionally, the Hispanic culture favors traditional family structure and is not strongly oriented in terms of formal education.

The Sheen tour is not exactly appealing to most of those with a higher education, so it fit right in with a certain "side of Houston". When the "math teacher" took the stage last night, I was expecting something like I saw in the next tweet. The Blond, Busty, Bimbo, Goddess types were better received. Texas is famous for Big Hair Bimbos. High school teachers, not so much.

CraigHlavaty Craig Hlavaty
This crowd is a microcosm of the side of Houston you probably hate. Math teacher trashed. Makes out with Sheen for two seconds.
15 hours ago

CraigHlavaty Craig Hlavaty
Your high school math teacher is onstage now.

1089 days ago
73.

Autumn_in_Michigan    

Well, I'm signing outta here now since that's the only choice that TMZ is allowing.

Keep it real.

Don't be a sheep. They eat lamb chops & mutton BBQ in Texas, too :-)

1089 days ago
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Lagoon    

Since she is a goddess fallen from grace, I'm curious about how he refers to Bree now and how those references will compare to what Sheen says about his ex-wives. I'm all for free speech and if I don't like it, I no longer listen to it (Howard Stern, for example). Free speech does have its limitations nevertheless. For example, racial slurs and gossip board comments that might be inappropriate. Nothing is free.
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ksis about an hour ago

@Lagoon

Whatever he said about her, that is how he felt at the moment and he had the right to say it, imo.

1089 days ago
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Autumn_in_Michigan    

@Raymond

You're more than welcome. Since you're willing to address me as "RR", then I will just resume my original handle - and thanks for that :-). Really dislike those long handles.

Anyway, I don't consider it unfair that you didn't share your personal background. I think that you are wise not to - for many reasons beyond the one you mentioned. Believe it or not, I often hold my cards much closer to my chest online as well. Truly having a transient bit of insanity here, for whatever reason.

I'm also experienced and comfortable with self-disclosure and steam of consciousness, having clocked many hundreds of hours of my own individual and group psychotherapy/counseling over the years - including online and journaling sorts that involve the computer. Have worried about my tears falling on more than one keyboard :-).

Anyway, I think you are again right that in a sense Charlie is having a journey of self discovery as well. And, I can understand his being fed up to the gills with pandering to the Hollywood crowd. I would have been, too. Damn right - straight shooting, as we say in Texas :-).

I don't however, think that he is going about this process in a way that will be most helpful to gaining a healthy sense of self. And, he is creating more problems for himself (and others) in the process. I'll just leave off my remarks on that issue rather than again get embroiled in the details.

I wasn't actually suggesting that Charlie move to Austin or out of LA, just saying it wouldn't surprise me if he at least bought a house there (and used it as a get away from LA).

Personally, I wouldn't live in LA and would prefer Austin to LA. But, as most recovered addicts will tell you, the "geographical cure" isn't the answer - or at least the whole answer. Reason being, wherever we go - there we are.

Still, living in a good community is part of having a good support system and reducing stress - and recovered addicts do understand the value of both. If it helps, then it helps.

About the Houston audience, IF by "cheap shots" you mean heckling, then no, they didn't do so much of that. But, if by "cheap shots" you mean the pot shots at Denise & Bree & Detroit so on - sure, they were completely on board with that.

Plus, rather than having to listen to cheap shots at Roger Ebert's cancer they were treated to a visit from a leukemia survivor. Houston DOES have great medical services, btw. Personally, I see the leukemia survivor as a bit of damage control by the tour production.

Its all a part of the tweaking process. IF Charlie wants to treat it as a personal learning experience about how to treat people more kindly, then great. Otherwise, its just more pandering to an audience.

The Houston audience does seem to have seen him more as a 3-D human being not just some 2-D caricature Hollywood crack head. At least, as seen through the eyes of Craig the libertarian that's how he was viewed.

I'm afraid that this bit of Craig's bias makes me wonder just how much the regular guy and folk hero Charlie really was or came across as. I do make note of it with some encouragement but still reserve final conclusions. That's how I tend to approach a lot of things in life.

Oh, and don't worry about the "not being proud of yourself part". We have ALL been in the trenches here and I have gotten my hands more dirty that I would have liked, too. My preference is to leave - but since your preference is to stay, well, take care.

1089 days ago
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