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Has actor Charlie Sheen gone o the deep end? Or do his recent erratic actions and ramblings have any merit?

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What he said: What happened on Twitter:

Oct., 2010 Nov., 2010 Jan. 27, 2011

$1.8M

Jan. 28 Feb. 28

March 1

Highest-paid TV actors
Pay per episode, 2010

What he said:

“The only thing I’m addicted to right now is winning”

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$550,000

$400,000+ $400,000
Hugh Laurie
House

$395,000

1 nanosecond
Time it took Charlie to cure his addiction:

What happened on Twitter:
Per cent of all tweets containing #winning

Charlie Sheen
Two and a Half Men

Jon Cryer
Two and a Half Men

Christopher Meloni Teri Hatcher Felicity Hu man Mariska Hargitay Law & Order: SUV Eva Longoria
Desperate Housewives

“I closed my eyes and in a nanosecond, I cured myself.’

Feb24

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SUSAN BATSFORD, GRAPHICS EDITOR (TWITTER @sbats1); ANTHONY GREEN/QMI AGENCY

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