Forget, for a moment, the drugs, the porn stars, the endangered TV show. There’s something else going in the Charlie Sheen saga that was rather extraordinary: How stunningly, blatantly honest Sheen has been on the topic of being a celebrity.
Has any star ever so brazenly touted the advantage of his status? “I’m tired of pretending like I’m not special,” he’s said, while slamming others as jealous losers who “lay down with their ugly wives and their ugly children,” and who wish they could have Sheen’s money, his women, his fame, his lifestyle. “I’m gonna hang out with these two smoking hotties and fly privately around the world,” he said. “It might be lonely up here but I sure like the view.” READ FULL STORY »