In the past week or so, Charlie Sheen hasn’t shied away from saying whatever pops into his mind, including pointed words toward Dr. Drew. “That's ridiculous – ” to have a prognosis on someone you've never been in the same room with? Come on,” said Sheen on Piers Morgan Tonight regarding Drew’s recent comments regarding his behavior. Drew will have his say on a special airing Monday, March 7 at 8/7c. Full press release is below…
VH1 News Presents: Charlie Sheen: Winning…or Losing It? with Dr. Drew airs Monday, March 7th at 8/7C on VH1
Dr Drew Pinsky has dedicated his career to helping people overcome their addictions to drugs and alcohol. Charlie Sheen has always seemed to live the life of a rock star with lots of sex and drugs but over the last few years his life has begun to spiral out of control and the recent spate of events surrounding Sheen have the world wondering, “What happened?” The one-hour special will premiere Monday, March 7th at 8pm on VH1. Segments of the special will be available on VH1.com following the on-air premiere.
Dr. Drew, the host of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew and one of the leading authorities on addiction will present a no-holds-barred examination of the relationship between celebrity addiction and narcissism. Drew will give viewers insight into one of the most intriguing celebrity meltdowns to date by analyzing Sheen's recent behavior and giving his expert opinion on what could be wrong with him.
Dr. Drew is the host of the nationally syndicated late night radio show Loveline as well as a respected practicing MD, board certified in internal and addiction medicine, who is staff at Huntington Hospital and assistant clinical professor of KECK USC School of Medicine. He is the author of the New York Times best seller The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism is Seducing America (Harper Collins) and Cracked: Putting Broken Lives Together Again (Harper-Collins.) Dr. Drew co-authored the first academic study on celebrities and narcissism that was published in the Journal of Research in Personality (Elsevier) in September 2006, and is the first systematic, empirical scholarly study of celebrity personality. Dr. Drew hosted VH1's Sober House and Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew and can be seen on MTV's Teen Mom and 16 & Pregnant. Additionally, Dr. Drew is hosting a new prime time show on HLN called Dr. Drew and will also be hosting a daytime syndicated talk show Life Changers with Dr. Drew on the CW Network coming Fall 2011.
VH1 News Presents: Charlie Sheen: Winning…or Losing It? with Dr. Drew is executive produced by Keith McKay for Peacock Productions. Warren Cohen, Brad Abramson, Shelly Tatro and Jeff Olde are executive producers for VH1.