Over the years, Charlie Sheen's antics have been picked apart by a pop culture-consuming public by turns frightened, shocked and fascinated. Now, the former "Two and a Half Men" star will be ridiculed on television by a team of professionals. Yes, Charlie Sheen will be the subject of a Comedy Central Roast; no, it's not likely to be pretty.
This roast is just the latest move in Sheen's parade of self-destruction. (Or as Sheen himself puts it: "You could say I’ve been providing kindling for this roast for a while. It’s time to light it up. It’s going to be epic.") The show is set to air on September 19, when it will compete with the first episode of Ashton Kutcher's new "Two and a Half Men."
If precedent is anything to go by, the hosts won't be pulling any punches. Donald Trump was visibly pained during his roast earlier this year (warning: explicit language):