America is fascinated with celebrity meltdowns: from Lindsay Lohan and her rehab problems to Tom Cruise going nuts on Oprah’s couch to Zsa Zsa Gabor slapping a policeman to Mel Gibson’s phone calls and more.
But nothing has been more fascinating in the past month or so than the performance of Charlie Sheen, the actor who claimed he was underpaid at $2 million an episode for television’s number one hit sitcom, Two and a Half Men.
He’s been featured on the cover of Entertainment Weekly, written about on Time.com and has a long thread chronicling his shenanigans on PerezHilton.com. And, just this week, he sold out two shows at Radio City Music Hall.
Even though Sheen is filthy stinking rich, Sheen probably isn’t someone you want to use as a role model for professional behavior. His actions certainly aren’t what you’re taught in any respected NYC acting class.
This is exactly the type of behavior that Erica Palgon offered talked about in our recent blog post. In case you didn’t catch it, here it is again. It’s worth looking at again: