'Showbiz Tonight' Flashpoint: Are Sheen's friends and fans turning on him?
March 11th, 2011
02:21 PM ET

'Showbiz Tonight' Flashpoint: Are Sheen's friends and fans turning on him?

We've got more shocking Charlie Sheen news today! Police showed up at Charlie Sheen’s home late Thursday night to search for weapons.

And listen to this: It’s “National Unfollow Charlie Sheen Day” on Twitter. Have Charlie’s fans had enough?

I think I have. Charlie’s a complete disaster, and it is really sad. And it’s not just a day of digital Sheen dissing – some of the biggest names in Hollywood are outraged and speaking out.

Speaking of big Hollywood names, I think J. Lo is great on “American Idol”. She truly cares, and it shows, but today we’re asking what you think – is all this crying making you like J.Lo more than ever? Or is she not doing it for you? Vote here.

And have you heard? Today’s the day Mel Gibson is supposed to appear in court to face domestic violence charges. Will Mel stay out of jail with a plea deal?

We’re also naming the Most Provocative Celebrity of the Week. The nominees: Charlie Sheen, Mel Gibson and Lindsay Lohan – for not accepting a plea deal, yet, in her jewelry theft case. I want you to vote on our Facebook wall.

Other big stories we’re fired up about on the show today…

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are over!

See you on "Showbiz Tonight" at 5 p.m. ET and again at 11 p.m. ET/PT on HLN today!

Watch Showbiz Tonight Weekdays Exclusively at 11PM ET on HLN.


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  1. Sassy1

    Another one-Star Jones. Yea-she's ok. She's been through a lot. While she went through so much everybody loved it.
    Poked all manner of fun and jokes at her. Now she looks like a million bucks, has written a "fiction" book–if it turns into something else it exists in thereader's mind. Nice move Star. She's smart, she's a lawyer. She's sassy and free.
    She knows just who she is and that's the freeing experience.Proud of ya!

    April 1, 2011 at 11:54 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Sassy1

    NO! Charlie Sheen's friends aren't going anywhere. I think he's keen! I think he's great. He's having fun and
    everybody doesn't understand him because they don't want to and they can't make him conform. Go, Charlie!
    I'm for you-I understand! Good for you!

    April 1, 2011 at 11:48 pm | Report abuse |
  3. paul brey

    Charle, You are a good man . Iwould love to hear from You.
    I'M STRAIGHT. .FROM WISCONSIN.
    Your friend Paul.

    March 25, 2011 at 11:36 pm | Report abuse |
  4. he haw

    damn crAp boob penis... just testing, testies 123

    March 14, 2011 at 4:00 am | Report abuse |
  5. Sick of it!

    Showbiz tonight!!! the "whole world" is NOT watching Charlie Sheen...I chose to stop watching and turn you off. While it is sad to see anyone destroy their life, Charlie is NOT "News" or entertainment.....can't you see you are so much a part of the train wreck that we are supposed to be watching. Remove the cameras and maybe the train can stop before it crashes!!!!

    March 14, 2011 at 2:39 am | Report abuse |
  6. Sigmund Sea Monster

    got some sea weed, charlie, it's primo! also got some 'shrooms and peyote! come party with us!

    March 13, 2011 at 5:35 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Bill and Ted

    Party On, Dude!

    March 13, 2011 at 8:28 am | Report abuse |
  8. oldzoom

    Charlie Sheen aka Mr. :twisted: seems to turn on everyone who isn't on his delusional bandwagon. Most people have already grown tired of hearing/watching his lunatic rantings :roll: Please get help Charlie before you die :cry:

    March 12, 2011 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse |
  9. sassie

    I feel so bad for Charlie being caught in the bondage of addiction. His real friends and family have tried intervention over the years. The people around him now are just there until the party is over then they will abandon him. There are only three outcomes of addiction, recovery, prison or death. I think (if he were thinking rationally) he should check into the best rehab facility available and do inpatient for no less than a year. After that he should have sponsors by his side for a very long time. He has to have his moment of "clarity" which might be a while in coming. In the meantime, why can't the media be a little more sensitive? A tragedy is unfolding before our eyes and it seems that a majority of people enjoy watching a good man go down. God bless Charlie. I pray for his recovery.

    March 12, 2011 at 1:06 pm | Report abuse |
  10. kj

    charlie is an out of control addict,bring in john lovitch,hes so funny

    March 12, 2011 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  11. CNN tips for Tracy from a fellow sufferer

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    March 12, 2011 at 6:33 am | Report abuse |
  12. Tracy

    This is another instance where you didn't post my comment CNN. You people make me sick. Unless someone says something sick and perverted, chances are it won't get posted. CNN SUCKS!!!!!!

    March 12, 2011 at 12:06 am | Report abuse |
  13. Rachel

    Charlie Sheen has completely lost it. http://foodiegossip.blogspot.com/2011/03/charlie-sheens-cooking-show-winning.html And when he get's "it" back and realizes how insane he's been acting, it'll take years to recover from that embarrassment.

    March 11, 2011 at 5:17 pm | Report abuse |
  14. VS

    Because you people at showbiz try to turn everyone against Charlie and you have no idea what the truth really is – I am going to follow him on Twitter. You should be ashamed of yourself – you insult every actor that does not act the way you want – man I would love to see the paps follow you and get into your lives!!!!!

    March 11, 2011 at 5:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • D

      You're right-can't stand the way he acts-arrogant, wife beating, raging alcoholic and drug addict who thinks he's God. Yeah that's a problem, buddy.

      March 11, 2011 at 11:16 pm | Report abuse |
  15. suck it cnn

    The media is just mad they can not make money off him.

    March 11, 2011 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
  16. LEE

    It's almost like people yelling for the guy on the bridge to jump. It's getting sad now. I don't want him to die, but he is on a course that leads to total destruction.

    March 11, 2011 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  17. Martin Sheen

    Charlie, its time for a blood transfusion.

    March 11, 2011 at 2:59 pm | Report abuse |
  18. bruce wayne

    The tiger blood is going to make the hollywood sign turn red once Charlie gets his fangs in.

    March 11, 2011 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |
  19. pure kook

    Charlie is a mad genius... the shows producer says he is too "out there" to show up for "work" & basically play himself.. a hard partying rich playboy who is out of touch with reality, and goes on benders... a role that was written for Carlos. So Charlie takes a drug test in front of cameras.... then goes on every TV and radio station in the known universe to rant and rave about how they breached his contract. Then does his own web casts... obviously reading from cue cards or a tele-prompter, non stop for the last week. It seems like going to the set of 2.5 men would be child's play by comparison as far as work goes. He is wacky... but not slurring his words ..and or having a hard time delivering complicated monolog. Seems like he has a pretty good case to me. just saying...

    March 11, 2011 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |

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