Hannah Yasharoff, Apr 11, 2019
| USA TODAY – In a new interview, Charlie Sheen got candid about his past struggles, talking of the day he decided to commit to getting sober more than a year ago.
The former “Two and a Half Men” actor, 53, appeared on the British morning talk show “Loose Women” Thursday to discuss his battles with drug and alcohol abuse, which flooded headlines and ultimately led to his termination from the show in 2011.
“What a highlight reel,” Sheen said of his past incidents. “It feels awful. I can’t sit here and lie to you. Some of it is very surreal. To this day, I’m not sure how I created such chaos and wound up in that head space. It’s as though there was some alien or demonic possession going on… I wish I could make a lot of it go away, but they wouldn’t call it the past if it wasn’t.”
Sheen noted that his struggle came, in part, because he “went through two divorces and had four children” over the course of his time on “Two and a Half Men,” but acknowledged that he should have behaved professionally at work.
“That’s kind of a lot,” he said. “The other side of that is that you’ve got to park that stuff before you come to work. Because you’ve given them your word that you’re there to do a job and to the best of your ability. That, I violated. But, you know, I didn’t go to prison. I didn’t kill anybody. Bill Cosby Prepared To Die Alone, In Prison
“This guy took the brunt of it,” Sheen continued, referring to himself after a host pointed out that he “did an awful lot of harm” to himself.
Sheen said he feels like a completely different person than he used to and revealed he’s been sober for over a year now and has been in therapy. He’s also keeping things more low-key … Read more.
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