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Bret Michaels: Charlie Sheen 'Openly Admits He Fights Demons' (VIDEO)

by Jeremy Taylor, posted Mar 3rd 2011 3:40AM

Bret Michaels and Charlie SheenPoison frontman and 'Celebrity Apprentice' winner Bret Michaels has long been Charlie Sheen's close friend and sometimes partner in mayhem. During an appearance on 'Piers Morgan Tonight' (Weeknights, 9PM ET on CNN), Michaels expressed concern for his good buddy.

"I'm going to say this, and I'm not being politically correct," Michaels responded when Morgan asked what he makes of the current Charlie Sheen situation.

"The Charlie that I know ... he's a really great guy, and openly admits he fights demons, right?" Michaels continued. "And the same drive that makes a person like myself or Charlie go out there and be nothing but great with the public, nothing but great with acting, is the same drive that can make you crazy."

Michaels added that there is no short-term fix, like rehab, for Sheen's problems, and only a long process of "working out those demons" will make Sheen better.

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Mark, the "demons" to which people like Brett refer are not meant to be literal--it is a figure of speech that refers to our dualistic nature. "Inner demons" are, by definition, the conflicts within ourselves.

March 03 2011 at 3:14 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

if he was someone that was not in the public eye all the time he could live his life the way he wanted to and if he can handel his life style and keep both woman happy so be it. that kind of life style is not for me but if they are happy let them be and as for as the kids they are going to grow up the way they want to the reason the kids think the way they think is because of the people around them telling them this is not right.

March 03 2011 at 10:48 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Joel Hobbs

I am praying for him to know Him who saves..

March 03 2011 at 10:30 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to Joel Hobbs's comment

Ditto. Life without God, is not life at all.

March 03 2011 at 12:18 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

sheen is a lunatic dope head and needs help

March 03 2011 at 9:46 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

There are no inner "demons" taking control of our lives,emotions.It is fanciful speech but not helpful. That speech is dis-empowering for none of us could deal with demonic forces if they existed. It may seem like demons if you do not know what is causing your problems.Nothing you do will seem to help until you clearly recognize what is causing your problems.Self-esteem issues afflict people who seem to have it all as well as the rest of us.

March 03 2011 at 9:40 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

Hey Brett, GET RID OF THE BANDANA!!!!! We all know you are bald!!!!Its no big thing!!Stand up, be a man, its called age!!! By the way, your music has always been bad and you have no place in show-business.

March 03 2011 at 9:26 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Someone out to get a really big garbage bag that would fit, Charlie, Bret, Mel and their other douche bags friends, and toss it in the Pacific.

March 03 2011 at 8:44 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to Sensible's comment

You are the sick one now!

March 03 2011 at 9:14 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

Bret-what's up with the rag around your head? What are you hiding?
Shame on the networks for showing Sheen's mania. The man is not well. Bipolar -probably. Remember Britney's shaving her head?
This must be agonizing for Martin Sheen and family.
Mental health intervention anyone? He has proven to be a risk to himself & others. PLEASE get this guy some help
before someone gets hurt. Stop snickering! And help this guy.

March 03 2011 at 8:43 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

charlie ,I think you are a very funny man,that Is what I focus on,this other part of your life Is yours ,stop taking out It there, some people flourish on other peoples downfalls,don,t give them that power,and Charlie,please please reach out for help,take what you need in help,,and emerse a well man ,please do this ,so that we can again enjoy your great talent,luv ya Ann

March 03 2011 at 8:42 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

All these scumbags make excuses for one another.

March 03 2011 at 8:33 AM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply

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