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Why Are We Captivated by Charlie Sheen's Demise?

Friday, 04 Mar 2011 12:25 PM

By Andrea Tantaros

He has "tiger blood" in his veins, he's "addicted to winning," he's "a Vatican assassin warlock." He's Charlie Sheen. Turn on any television channel, and he's virtually inescapable. But judging from the ratings he's getting from his media rampage, we don't want to escape.

Visit the comments section of any Web article about the troubled star and you'll find folks more worked up than Sheen on a Saturday night: They blame him for being a drug addict, frequenting prostitutes, and spewing hatred.

On the other hand, some praise him for "telling it like it is" and, as one blog post put it, for "living the dream that primates have been working toward all this time: as much bliss as possible as often as possible."

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