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Charlie Sheen

I'm Donating $1 MILLION

to U.S. Troops

7/16/2012 11:11 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Charlie Sheen hasn't spent all of his money on crack and hookers ... in fact, the Warlock has announced he's donating ONE MILLION DOLLARS to support our men and women in uniform.

Sheen has pledged to give at least $1 million to the U.S.O (United Service Org.) ... the largest single contribution the USO has ever received from an individual.

Sheen says he will donate 1% of the profits from his "Anger Management" earnings ... with a minimum of $1 mil ... and an unlimited cap. So the more $ he makes from his show, the more $ goes to the USO.

Brig Gen (ret) John Pray, EVP and Chief of Staff, USO released a statement saying, “[Sheen's] support is greatly appreciated, especially from our wounded warriors and their families.”

Sheen also released a statement saying, "It’s an honor for me to be able to give back to these men and women of the military who have done so much for all of us."

He adds, "They put their lives on the line for us every day, and I’m just happy that my work on 'Anger Management' can bring a little bit of relief to the troops and their families.”

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46.

Peter    

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xZsT-a2QQo&feature=share

http://www.facebook.com/jentheprincess

829 days ago
47.

MooCow    

Geez. Charlie does something good, regardless of his motivation, and people complain. If he hadn't done this, people would be complaining that he should be donating money to the troops. Guy can't win. Hey, Chuck Laurie - how much have you given to the wounded warriors or any charity for that matter?

829 days ago
48.

Mike    

Glad the troops are getting a donation, however, the way they are getting it is underhanded. I cannot believe he is connecting it to his performance in a show that is bleeding viewers week to week. Smells of desperation to me, almost shaming FX into not cancelling the program.

829 days ago
49.

adelle    

Who cares if its a ploy to get people to watch his show? This was very nice of him. I'm not American but I can appreciate the importance of what he has done. I am not a very pro-war person but I do understand that it takes a very special person to be able to risk your life for your country. These poor people coming back with life debilitating injuries, ptsd and other mental health issue, they need help...how wonderful that someone uses their celebrity to try to help people that have risked their lives so that others can live safely.

829 days ago
50.

No Preservatives    

TAKING CARE OF THE BROTHERS AND SISTERS HERE IN THE USA! GOD BLESS YOU, MR SHEEN
I WISH MORE OF THE WEALTHY WOULD DO THE SAME FOR THE CHILDREN HERE AT HOME.

829 days ago
51.

all about the money    

Honorable thing to do. Like that he will donate 1 mil min regardless of how his show does. But yea seems like he is trying to drum up support for his failing show. Regardless of his charity...I still wont watch.

829 days ago
52.

fufu    

This man tried to stab his wife to death while their kids slept in the next room. I can't believe anyone would take money from him. What's next? Is OJ going to be forgiven for a donation?

829 days ago
53.

rosenaheater    

Our troops need all the support, and funds we can give them. I am please to hear Mr. Sheen is doing something nice for a change. Haters keep your comments to yourselves. Until you have been in our shoes as a military wife, and mother. The children suffer the most worrying about mom, or dad and it is hard for the parent who is home. To have a normal life, and it to be stress free is a job the service member is proud of, and their spouse. Our military give their lives for your freedom, do not forget them, or their families, especially the children. Proud Navy wife, and daughter.

829 days ago
54.

ericmlange    

Charlie has great respect for the people of our armed forces who protect our freedom. What a very generous gesture!

829 days ago
55.

janet    

Oh c'mon enough with the BS why now. Oh, It's because his ratings have been sinking for the past 4 weeks and now using our troops to try and keep his business deal alive? What trying to guilt FX into picking up another 90 episodes of his show.That's not going to work.

This is low even for Sheen. Then why not simply donate the money because he want's to and say nothing. Not for some business deal Sheen is trying to land. And also a great tax write off by the way.

NO. Sheen has to make it a point of WHY he is donating a million dollars and pledges 1% of his 'Anger Management' only earnings....What another extortion attempt. Backfired on 2.5 men. Well if FX doesn't agree to 90 more episodes than no money? That's exactly what it is.

Sheen says he's "DONATING" 1 million dollars when? He has not "DONATED" a penny. What if FX doesn't pick up the additional 90 episodes? Oh well that's all you're going to get.

Sheen is using our troops to try and boost the ratings numbers so FX ok's 90 more episodes.

829 days ago
56.

Leslie Wilson    

As an active duty Soldier, I find this bordering on offensive. I want the money to be used wisely of course, but it's hard to be thankful for a gift that you know is really about promoting himself. This make is looking out for number one and he is using the troops to increase ratings for his show. Abomination.

829 days ago
57.

Dawg    

If more celebs would take a page out the book Tiger Blood the wounded warriors and the military as a whole would be better off. Hats off to Mr. Winning!

829 days ago
58.

Dawg    

If more celebs would take a page out the book Tiger Blood the wounded warriors and the military as a whole would be better off. Hats off to Mr. Winning!

829 days ago
59.

GreatTimes    

@ **** TMZ--- how about you go serve your country! instead of sitting there blaming everyone else; because people rather be on unemployment than to enlist and serve. I am Glad Charlie Sheen is donating to the USO! well deserved men and women I am proud to have served with.

829 days ago
60.

CC    

Anger Management, a show so bad Sleezy is now trying to buy ratings. I say donate the $1 million, don't watch the show, and hopefully Sleezy will go the way of his assistant after the check clears. It's a winning situation all the way around....

829 days ago
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