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Gloria Allred posted an “Open Letter” to Charlie Sheen and now we’re asking you to do that same thing!!

First check out Gloria’s letter!

Here is Allred’s entire open letter (the juicy parts are in red):

Dear Charlie,

You did it again. I can almost see the smirk on your face. You were involved in a scandal in New York where you damaged property and your female companion was allegedly so frightened by your conduct that she hid in the bathroom.

The resulting coverage boosted your ratings for your CBS show “Two and a Half Men.” What you did in the hotel room seemed not to faze you any more than your past criminal conduct has.

Yesterday you were quoted on Extra as saying “If a guy has one bad night everybody goes insane and panics. I’m not panicking.” I can understand why you aren’t panicking Charlie. By now, you understand that the mainstream press and the Hollywood press have their own addiction. They are addicted to celebrities and to scandal, and you are one of their favorites.

They love covering what you do, because it is good for their business as well. The fact that you have hurt women in the past and that you present a potential risk to them in the future if you do not get help seems to be of little or no concern to the press.

They either ignore it, gloss over it or minimize it. For example, last Saturday night, CNN aired what they titled “The Charlie Sheen Story”. Nowhere in the broadcast was it mentioned that a criminal case was filed against you in Malibu, CA in 1997 (People v. Sheen, Case #7MA0345) or that in that case, my client, Brittany Ashland, alleged that she suffered substantial physical injuries because of you. Nobody mentioned that you pled no contest in that case to one count of battery with serious injuries, Penal Code Section 243D, a misdemeanor. CNN completely failed to state that your sentence was one year suspended jail time, two years probation, $2,800 fine, 300 hours of community service and 8 counseling sessions.

Elsewhere in the media, there was also hardly any mention of that case when reporters discussed your latest scandal. Instead the discussion was about you, your addictions, whether you party with prostitutes, and your ability to continue to work on your hit show. In other words, with rare exception it was all about Charlie, with minimal mention of women you have hurt in the past.

Almost nobody mentioned that in the recent criminal case brought against you in Colorado that you were originally charged with felony conduct against your wife Brooke Meuller. Almost nobody quoted the full quote of one of the responding police officers to your home in Aspen.

Valerie McFarlane (also my client) has stated “I was one of the responding police officers on Christmas day 2009 to the Sheen home in Aspen. During my investigation I interviewed Charlie Sheen’s wife. I also observed her injuries and photographed them for the record. I observed a red mark on the upper part of her neck which appeared to be as a result of a strangulation hold and red marks on her arms. I also saw older bruises that appeared to be in the healing process.  A knife was recovered at the scene which Brooke alleged had been used by the defendant to threaten her.  Brooke was crying uncontrollably as she described the incident to me.”

In fact, the press barely mentioned that you were convicted of misdemeanor assault on your wife, Brooke Meuller for what you did to her in your home on Christmas Day 2009.

After all, it was only the mother of your children that you assaulted in your home.

Dangerous and criminal conduct against a woman seems not to matter to most press. What really matters to them is Charlie, Charlie, Charlie.

The fact that the court failed to require you to serve any time in custody for your criminal conduct in the case involving the victim Brittany Ashland, and the criminal case involving your wife is not generally considered important enough for serious discussion.  Instead there seems to be an almost secret admiration for how you get away without serious consequences for your dangerous criminal conduct.

I was in court in Aspen and noticed the smirk on your face when the court failed to sentence you to jail time. I understood why you smirked. As a celebrity you seemed to get away with what the typical person without money and power cannot. You might also have felt that the criminal justice system as well as most press stands in awe of your celebrity and appears to be seduced by it.

Charlie, I for one am not seduced by it. I don’t think assaulting and hurting women is funny. I am not one of those standing in line hoping for an interview with you, or an autograph.

Instead, I think about women you will meet in the future. Will they be at risk of harm if you do not get help?

I think about your young daughters. What kind of message are they receiving about violent criminal conduct that men like you are permitted to engage in with little or no consequence?

What if men did to them what you have done to women?

You may have a smirk on your face now, but I doubt that you would think that it was funny if your daughters were the victims of criminal acts. At this point, for the sake of your daughters and other people’s daughters I hope you and your enablers (the celebrity press) get help before it is too late.

Gloria Allred
Attorney at Law
November 9, 2010

Pretty harsh words from Allred…Now post your own open letter by commenting below, what do YOU have to say to Charlie Sheen?!

  • Beyda

    well…as much as i love Charlie Sheen for his Two and Half Men sitcoms….I must say, Cloria does have a very valid point here and that is …what if some day this may happen to his daughters?…hmmmm would he be smirking then?

  • Mikey

    In my opinion, Charlie is a great actor from one of Hollywood’s greatest families, but his off-set antics go beyond normality. While I feel and probably know it’s 100% that drugs and alcohol are the root causes of his erratic behavior, he needs help that goes beyond just the normal 90 days of rehab. His family has nearly lost him several times and he still relapses despite help. I think he’s got a lot in common with celebs like David Hasselhoff and Mel Gibson in that he had a good woman who did her best to keep him on the straight and narrow and once they split, it was downhill from there. Reminds me of Andy Gibb and his battles with addiction. Hopefully Charlie can learn to get his stuff together and stay clean. We don’t need another talented celebrity to die young.

  • Beth

    What I guess a lot of us is upset about Charlie Sheen’s behavior is that while millions of us are holding on to our jobs earning not even a dot to what he is earning an episode on his show two and a half men, there he is flaunting his misbehavior with drugs, women of ill repute and booze.

    He’s got children and his behavior totally shows his immaturity.
    What legacy is he imparting?. What wisdom is he leaving them? . What footsteps is he giving them to follow.?

    Denise Richards was wise to divorce him, an irresponsible father and thus hopefully shielding them from the shame he is flaunting to all of us

    A lot of people think he is a hero ? That is misguided obsession. I am sure his father is heart broken to see that he might be successful to the world, he is a total failure in the eyes of those who love him and to God. He is a SUCCESSFUL FAILURE!

    He does not deserve what he is earning. His ways are a slap on the face of each of us hard working human beings

    Proverbs 12:28 In the path of righteousness is life, but the way of error leads to death

  • tina

    Stop being Charlie Harper and start taking care of your children and being there for them. Use to love the show….but not any longer….

  • Ron

    Just a little hypocritical to mention “the women you have hurt in past” when she made her fame (and fortune) representing abortionists and their clinics!!!

  • Kathy

    I don’t have anything to say to Charlie. My open letter would be to Gloria Allred.
    You really are not that great of an attorney. You are only good about getting clients who will ge you some publicity. You are nothing more than an “amublance chaser”. The female version of Larry H Parker.

  • felicia

    I love Charlie Sheen :) hes the best actor, & hes so cute. I will support him no matter what, or how much trouble he gets in, i guess im just a TRUE fan.!

  • Aniela S

    Hi Charlie,

    I know you don’t know me and like many other people, you may never know me, but I just wanted to share with you something important that came to me today. It may not be important to you or you may not get about it or even get to read this, but I thought I might try to get it to you just in case.
    Well, I use to think you were one of the most God Favored people who walked on the face of this earth. You and Oprah. I remembered waking up one day wishing I was more like you and asking God how he can love you with both hands while he loves me and some other people with just one. I watch your show 2 and half men all the time. My husband and I are big fans and we watch every episode. In one of your episode you even got on your knees thanking God for loving you with both hands and for giving you so much. It was like you have read my mind. I thought it was so unfair. You have so much but appreciate it so little.
    After that it’s like God has turned against you. About a week later you were on the news accused of abusing your wife. Then it was downhill from there. Everything started going wrong in your life. Ever since then it seems like you can’t catch a break.
    Well I wanted to say sorry. It feels like I have requested a curse upon you, why , for no reason. I feel like I have asked God to test you or to prove to me that he does not love anyone with both hands. As a matter of fact those he loves he tests the most.
    Well Charlie, I want you to give God a try. Obviously God is calling you and wants you to turn your attention to him. It’s a sign that he wants you and wants to save you. I believe that he can bring peace in your life if you turn and give your life to him. GOD Wants you now and things will only get worst if you delay.
    You are a good man. You are a great man. I can since that you are a great father, a loving man. You are so loving that you feel that you should give a piece of yourself to every beautiful woman. And honestly, I don’t think there is anything wrong with that.
    I will not judge you. I really know nothing about you. I just wanted to suggest that you turn to God for a while and see what he wants from you; because I think he is calling you.
    Aniela St Laurent

  • Dcoles

    Do you really think that America buys that an alcoholic narcissist is someone to look up to. The story of the stolen watch is oh so fabricated. Think Charlie can lie, better than any normal person. The answer is YES.
    Narcissists can not be cured, Charlie will continue this behavior for life. Anyone who has experienced this mental disease will see the signs that are common to all narcissists. The public got to see narcissistic rage. If Charlie stopped the drinking and drugs- he will always be all about himself. So sad but the American public should not be exposed any longer.

  • dinah

    For one thng Charlie was with a prostitute in NYC. Excuse me what the hell does she expect in her line of business?????

    Someone needs to make Charlie understand that the path he is taken will kill him.

    I had heard once on the news that he became Born Again. What happened there?

  • jessica rivera

    hello charlie my name is jessica i just love you on the show two and the half men and i was wondering if i could have those colorful cups you drink out of i just love those cups i would be happy if i could get a signed cup from you that would mean the world to me thanks

    • Just a fan

      Jessica–I think Charlie has bigger things to tend to right now, but I love you are a fan like me! : )

  • Sharkdetector

    Gloria is a typical shark – they exaggerate and lie to milk the system and get the most money. I bet if she were Charlie’s lawyer she’d be saying how great and misunderstood he was. You can never trust any sharks.

  • Renee Morris

    Dear Mr. Sheen,
    Your world is up side down, yet to you it probably looks right side up. Free will is a tricky thing. Without belief in a power greater then ourselves, we who know addiction try to kill the demons that we face day in and day out. But all we do is desecrate the self and the people who love us we hold hostage. I hope you find freedom and peace in this life. The elevator is broken, use the steps.

  • melissa

    oh for gods sake charlie. your an actor nothing more. people want this from you want that from you. love your show, but if you kill overdose next week, we just turn the channel. wise up aqnd quit tryin to (play the part) no one cares!

  • josie

    TO charlie sheen i was watching tv and the news CHARLIE SHEEN in the hospital AND THEN THEY SHOWED YOUR FATHER how much more pain should he feel look into his eyes maybe you will get better your father loves you charlie stop killing him GET BETTER FOR YOUR FATHER

  • ernest thornton

    God loves you and want great things out of you. I am praying for you. Please get out of self and think about others that love and care for you. Come on Man-you got a lot of movies left in you.
    God Bless you!

  • Cathy

    Dear Charlie,
    You don’t know me but I have never written something like this before, I feel I have to share my devasting experience with drugs & alcohol with you, maybe you’ll “wake up” & see what your doing to yourself & family………

    First, do I ever agree with Aniela S posting. You must turn to God for help. Over the past 2 years, my 26 yr old nephew was going through the same as you. Had a very good job working as a underwater diver/welder in Florida, had a beautiful fiancee and daughter and had everything in the world until he starting using drugs. It went from alcohol to prescribed pills, than shooting up the pills, and than to herion.

    I will never forget the 1st call I rec’d from Florida that he was arrested for assaulting a LEO and placed in jail. I flew down, bailed him out,hired an attorney and for the grace of God,he was only fined and placed on probation.

    The 2nd call I rec’d a few months later, he had overdosed from shooting up. Again, I was there for him, again flew to Florida and immediately (with his consent) he went to a rehab for 30 days. I also took out a 2nd mortgage on our home for this, as we are just middle class people and not rich. After his stint in this rehab I found out he was out the next day continuing the same. I immediately flew to Florida,snatched him up and brought him back to NJ with us. He got a job and 1 month later was found by the grace of God, overdosed in his car and was revived. He continued to fight this battle of demons. 3 months later we found him over-dosed in his room, and again, to the grace of God, was revived by his own mother, something a mother should never have to do on their own son! He knew the hell he was putting us all through, just like you are doing to your family and children.

    He finally accepted that rehab stints were not working so he decided to turn to God. He put himself into a Christian Rehab and was there for 6 months, came back to NJ and lived with myself & husband for months. In October of this year, he was offered his old job back in Florida, he had everything handed back to him on a silver platter. On October 6th, 2010 he left to resume his work back in Florida. On the morning of October 25th, 2010 I rec’d a call from his fiancee who was hysterical & screaming Jason was dead. My heart sunk and I dropped to the floor. Shortly after the Florida Detectives called to tell me also. The hardest thing was to have to call his mother & father who were away for a few days and tell them. Is that what you want….your parents to receive the same phone call!!

    He had been clean up until that nite which we know for a fact due to drug tests. Medical Examiner did confirm that it was a drug overdose and the amt they he used. When they say its “tuff luv” that we have to use, boy is that an understatment! What I’m st

    • Cathy

      Sorry response was not finished. I also learned through this I was an “Enabler”. You will never know the guilt I carry every day because of this and will carry the rest of my life.

      I know what your mother & father are going through. I see him using the “tuff luv” which you will never know what it does to us….bascially telling us do what you have to do, even if it takes cutting you off. I am so glad ur father stepped in and did not walk away like me, otherwise trust me, he will be receiving that same phone call I did. God was there for my nephew those few times and did not let him die, but as I just told you it will not always be there. Please, for the sake of your family & children don’t do to them what was done to us, as this has devasted our family for the rest of our lives. You have your whole life ahead of you and may not get another chance.

      Please “wake up” and just do your best through this. My heart is heavy but his spirit if flying and the fight with the demon is over. This disease took his life but God took his soul and gave him everlasting life free from this disease! Faith will also guide you through this. Praying for you.

  • Just a fan

    Charlie if you’re reading this…First of all, I am a fan and I don’t judge you. I realize you have an illness that needs serious immediate attention and I am relieved you are getting it now. This is what you call rock bottom and time to face your demons and conquer them. I KNOW your illness well, as my brother had it. Although, we were blessed to enjoy his total sobriety for the last 10 yrs. of his life, he died young, sober, and still handsome at 52. He left a huge void in all of us who loved him. I will always treasure those years. I have no doubt your family and children would love to have you back Charlie, before it’s too late. Get well and stay strong…xoxoxo Just a Fan

  • Just a fan

    P.S. Don’t even read Gloria’s letter, this woman needs a hobby! She has no clue what a devastating illness this can be. Just move forward one day at a time–you can do this!!! I still love you Charlie and have faith you WILL beat this! xoxox Just a Fan Helen

  • Savonna Taylor

    Dearest Charlie, You are in my heart and prayers. I know what you are going thru because I have been there and done that. Hell, it took me over 20 yrs to sober up and I still take pain meds for my physical issues – pain. I had the same addictions except sex thing. If I would do then I believe in you 100 %. If you need a shoulder to lean on or someone to attend meeting no matter what type, than I am here. I love you for what you are. Keep us posted ..a lot of people care about your mental & physical state and are rooting for you. If you relapse, get up and dust off your ass and try again. I’m in Texas but would be there in a drop of hat if you need me. Just want you to know I care about y-ou not self-worth etc. Love ya lots.

  • Gloreen Smith

    Dear Charlie just love your hayday also was drinking smoking going to bars,but now at 70 gotta stop, so have a drink for me And people should mind their own business. Good Luck Charlie Gloreen

  • Nancy

    Without men like Charlie Sheen, Gloria Allred would be out of a job. These liberals cry buckets of tears for prostitutes, and gold diggers, but support abortion. I do wish that the next time Charlie decides to go on a drug and alcohol fueled weekend, he would stop, write a check to me (so I could pay all my bills and divorce my husband) and use the money for something productive. Maybe all the celebrities could take one day a month off from drugs and alcohol and help some animal shelters, etc. etc.

  • Nameless Nobody

    Charlie. I know who I am. I’m no body. But sometimes people who don’t know you can have words meant just for you. Words you have been looking for. You asked for an answer…Now it’s you’re turn again to take the next step.

    If you do not chose to ask what that step is I will leave you with some somthing to think about.

    No matter who you are you can suddenly find yourself looking back on a life that has changed and you know will never be the same again. So knowing that it’s going to change…Why not make it all change? Remake everything. Make it a place where that other life couldn’t have existed…Live like that’s the only way you ever lived. Chuck…There are thousands of us uprooted like that every day. And while most of us don’t have to bear having the whole world gawking over our shoulders anxiously waiting our next big mistake…We do have a choice to either spin out of controle…Or pick yourself up. Hun…when things get bad and the spin starts to take over think one thing to yourself…You remember God, you remember and some part of you believes that your son is not gone. And hun, if he is not truely gone he is there, seeing you, hearing you…And if in no other way then in every boy out there who looks to you like their dream father…And trust me, there are…As well as other fathers who look to you because they lost children too and they identify. Put your energy into the memory of your sweet boy and use the gift God gave you and start something for greaving parents…Be the role modle..Start out by saying “Yeh, I need it.” Then move on to “Lets find a new way for all of us to get our lives back”.

    If you ever see this I hope the message hits home and helps you out. The world needs to see you smile again hun. More importantly…You need to be able to look in a mirror again and smile at yourself.

    In hope this finds you


    • Nameless Nobody

      P.S. I am very sorry I had to send that so publicly. But you are not like other people I’ve helped and easily contacted.

  • Just a Nobody

    Extraordinary that you have a fan base that is strong but then not really as people seen the comedy talent that you bring to the screen.
    It is good acting. But maybe that becomes blurred and crossed in to your personal life.
    I often wonder what goes on behind the fame. Do people really know who they are or are they told to be someone there not?
    Like many I don’t know what has gone on in your life and like many other comments I don’t know you or never will.
    It is a shame as you have talent I love a good comedy something that you can laugh at when you are having a bad day as a normal person.
    I am lucky I know who I am and where I am going in life and I have true love in it.
    I hope you find the same battle the demons you have maybe find peace with who you are who ever that is.

  • J D

    I am a big fan on Charlie Sheen. However he needs to grow up. I need to be there with him to clean up his attitude and he needs a good spanking. Somebody needs to teach him right from wrong and not have pitty parties. Just because he gets by with his outlandish ways and has money to get out of things is not right. Hollywood needs to be punished just like anyone else that does not have fame and fortune to get out of there ugly habits.

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