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Sheen's 'Violent Torpedo' Actually An Irritable Spitwad

Reports that Sheen's upcoming Violent Torpedos Of Truth tour sold out in record time were greatly exaggerated, says CNBC. Personally, I think we have Rebecca Black to thank.

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  • Earlier this month Charlie Sheen announced his upcoming stage tour, "My Violent Torpedo Of Truth." Mere minutes later, reports abounded claiming that every seat had sold on Ticketmaster.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells dug deeper, discovering that the majority of tickets had been sold to secondary ticket sellers, and indeed many seats remain available on sites like bargainseatsonline.

  • Rebecca Black: The Greatest Distraction

    The attention and media buzz surrounding Charlie Sheen had just begun to fade around the time that Rebecca Black's Friday began to dominate the viral web.

  • By March 12th, Tweets about Charlie Sheen had fallen significantly. Although Tweets about Rebecca Black never reached Sheen's peak height they exceeded Sheen in volume during the last half of the month.

  • The Ides of March marked the beginning of the end for Charlie Sheen's media circus, with Rebecca Black eclipsing Sheen on precisely March 15th.