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Charlie Sheen's 'Torpedo of Truth' to benefit Red Cross
Actor says $1 from every ticket sold will go to relief efforts in devastated Japan.
Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 02:06 PM
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Eager to see what Charlie Sheen's "winning" formula is all about in person? Good luck getting a ticket.
The former "Two and a Half Men" star recently announced his "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not an Option
" comedy tour for cities across the U.S. As a sign of just how popular his esoteric rantings have become, the two opening shows in Detroit and Chicago sold out in less than 18 minutes.
“Dog speed my good soldiers. I gave you my word, this warlock bats 1,000 percent — you know by know my promises are golden. Hashtag fastball. I’m bringing my My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not an Option tour out to you in the battlefield. If you’re winning, I’ll see you there. Trolls need not apply — you all suffer from Sheen-is envy. Buy your ticket, take the ride and the ride will take you. Surge forward Sheen’s cadres. Ignition. Liftoff. Bye.
Seats were priced between $35-$80, with the 45-year-old announcing on his website that $1 from each ticket sold for the Detroit and Chicago shows would be donated to the Red Cross' relief fund for Japanese earthquake victims
. Judging by the venue seating, that would put the donation close to $10,000.
More fundraising may be on the way. Sources are saying
that the tour will be extended to 20-30 more cities, with some European and Australia stops on the horizon.
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