July 16, 2013 |
When oil sheen appeared on the sea surface last fall not far from the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, authorities wanted to know where it was coming from. Was BP's sealed Macondo well -- the source of the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history -- leaking? Was oil escaping from the 80-ton, steel containment dome abandoned on the gulf floor after it was used in a failed attempt to control the blown-out well? Or was something else the source? Testing revealed that the oil slicks matched the Macondo crude.
June 18, 2013 |
Charlie Sheen is evidently still having trouble getting along with costars. The producers of Sheen's FX comedy "Anger Management" confirmed late Tuesday that costar Selma Blair will be leaving the show immediately, after reports of friction with Sheen became public over the last day or so. "We are confirming that Selma Blair will not be returning to 'Anger Management' and we wish her the very best," Lionsgate, the studio behind the show, wrote...
May 29, 2013 |
Fox is returning Charlie Sheen to network TV and Monday nights. Sheen, who took his current gig as the star of FX's "Anger Management" after he was fired from CBS' "Two and a Half Men" following a rash of bad behavior, will return to network TV starting June 3 when Fox runs "Anger Management" episodes on consecutive Mondays at 9:30 p.m. Monday night, of course, is when "Two and A Half Men" used to air before CBS moved it to its current Thursday...
May 25, 2013 |
Charlie Sheen is changing his name to Carlos Estevez in the upcoming film "Machete Kills," according to reports. The actor is going back to his birth name and Latino roots, using the moniker Carlos Estevez in the trailer for action film "Machete Kills," which was shown in theaters this weekend. A screen grab of the thiller's intro shows a crimson and black portrait of Sheen posing with a gun and says, "And introducing Carlos Estevez. " It is said to be the first time in his professional career that Sheen will be billed by his birth name.
May 20, 2013 |
Hollywood actor-turned-bad boy Charlie Sheen will bring some star power to the Memorial Day Weekend party in Las Vegas at Sapphire Pool & Day Club , which bills itself as “the world's largest gentlemen's club.” Sheen will mingle with male guests and scantily clad women on Saturday. A red carpet walk is scheduled for 2 p.m.; the meet-and-greet is expected to continue until about 5 p.m. Admission is $50. Sheen's big break came in 1986, when he landed a leading role in the epic Vietnam movie “Platoon.” By 2010, he had become one of Hollywood's best-paid actors, earning a reported $1.8 million per episode on TV's “ Two and a Half Men .” His well-publicized struggles with drugs and alcohol led to his departure from the hit show in 2011.
May 3, 2013 |
Brooke Mueller, ex-wife of Charlie Sheen, has once again lost custody of the twin boys she shares with the "Anger Management" actor, according to reports out Friday. The kids were taken from the home late Thursday night, according to TMZ, whose sources said the Los Angeles County Department of Child and Family Services determined the home was unsafe because Mueller was allegedly using drugs again. "Brooke was given many opportunities by social workers to clean up her act," a source close to the situation told Radar Online, which first reported the news.
April 12, 2013 |
Lindsay Lohan wore a sleek Dolce & Gabbana cocktail dress and cage shoes to the Los Angeles premiere of "Scary Movie 5" on Thursday. She accessorized with co-star Charlie Sheen on her arm. The movie opens in theaters Friday. [E!] Beyonce will wear costumes by Julien McDonald and by DSquared2's Dean and Dan Caten on her upcoming "The Mrs. Carter Show Tour. " (The latter have dressed Madonna and Britney Spears in the past.) [The Cut] Reebok has dropped rapper Rick Ross as a spokes-celebrity due to controversial lyrics that seemed to promote date rape in Rocko's "U.N.E.N.O.
April 12, 2013 |
Charlie Sheen has recently helped out Lindsay Lohan with finances and job opportunities. Lohan has now returned the favor by giving Sheen's "Anger Management" a little boost. Lohan's guest shot on the FX comedy pulled in more than 1.25 million viewers, a 22% increase over last week's installment. The episode attracted 705,000 viewers in the 18-49 demographic, a 35% increase over last week. The comedy, which stars Sheen as an anger management therapist, has a weekly average of about 1.2 million viewers.
April 12, 2013 |
Poor Charlie Sheen! In the opening of "Scary Movie V," no sooner does he bed Lindsay Lohan - both barely convincing playing themselves - than a ghost kills him and kidnaps his three kids. (Legal troubles aside, Lohan is fine.) Three months later, Snoop Dogg finds the now-crabwalking moppets in a haunted cabin in Humboldt County and delivers them and their new ghost mom back to civilization. Three months is auspicious. "Scary Movie V" lifts its plot from Jessica Chastain's surprise horror hit "Mama," released in January, and if you think three months is an impossible amount of time to write and produce a feature film, well, it is. In the Oscar nominee's role is former Disney star Ashley Tisdale, here seen having her way with a microwave.
April 11, 2013 |
Charlie Sheen had some kind words to say about working with Lindsay Lohan when he appeared Wednesday on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. " He had some other words for the troubled actress, too, though he refrained from throwing her totally under the bus. Discussing Lohan's guest turn on his FX series, "Anger Management," Sheen said Lohan showed up on time the first day, knew her lines and was "fabulous. " Then, he told Leno, "we had to deal with Day Two. " Said Sheen, "It was as though she had us held hostage.