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This Week's Shining and Falling Stars: Charlie Sheen and Christina Aguilera

Posted: 03/ 3/11 10:18 PM ET

Shining Star - Charlie Sheen

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Just last week, if someone mentioned a "goddess" you might think of Aphrodite, the word "winning" just meant you weren't a loser, and "tiger blood" would probably be a reference to the stuff that runs through the veins of a big cat. That is, until Charlie Sheen revealed that, equipped with animal-like vital fluid, he was achieving victory by shacking up with two hotties.

Now before you get your Adonis DNA all twisted, Charlie Sheen's extraordinarily wacky/frightening/bad behavior isn't being rewarded with the title of "Shining Star". The former(?) Two and a Half Men actor is earning the designation for the insane amount of publicity he's been able to obtain faster than he could "bang seven-gram rocks" (in his words).

From CNN, to the network morning shows (except CBS -- home to his beleaguered sitcom), to Howard Stern, to the NY Post, plus MANY more... Sheen was everywhere this week railing against CBS for shutting down production of his hit show and making soundbite and headline gold in the process. Some of his classic quotes thus far:

  • "I am on a drug, it's called Charlie Sheen."
  • "That's how I roll. And if it's too gnarly for people, then buh-bye."
  • "I'm not bi-polar, I'm bi-winning. I win here and I win there." (Oh, the irony!)

After opening up a Twitter account on Tuesday, @CharlieSheen racked up more than a million followers in less than 24 hours. #winning instantly became a trending topic all over the web.

When it comes to his personal life, from an outsider's perspective it might be royally screwed up, but one thing's for sure -- Charlie Sheen knows how to get attention. Plus, he's currently the king of catchphrases. Now that the perpetual party animal's unemployed, any ad agencies hiring these days?


Falling Star - Christina Aguilera

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Alright, Christina -- when your album, "Bionic" failed to fly off the shelves, I let you off the hook. Then, your sequin-heavy movie, Burlesque bombed at the box office, but still, I didn't make a peep. You get divorced, and not a word from this blogger. You forget the lyrics at the Super Bowl to the National Anthem and I didn't join the chorus of haters. But you just got busted by the cops for hitting the bottle a little too hard and I can stay silent no longer -- Xtina, you're this week's "Falling Star"!

Christina Aguilera was arrested on Tuesday in L.A. on charges of public intoxication while her boyfriend, Matthew Rutler, was busted for DUI. According to police, they pulled over Rutler for driving erratically and found the pop singer sitting in the passenger seat. Sheriff's Department spokesman, Steve Whitmore, said, "It's not illegal to be drunk as a passenger, but when the deputies realized she was intoxicated and couldn't drive herself home, they had to take her in for her own safety."

While the sheriff reportedly has no intention of prosecuting the blonde entertainer, this apparently isn't her first alcohol-fueled embarrassment. In January, Us Weekly reported that Aguilera crashed actor Jeremy Renner's birthday party, writing that the star, "'got "wasted' then lay down in [Renner's] bed."

Time to lay off the liquor, Christina, or risk resembling a boozy lounge singer who longs for the days when she was a hot and sober diva!


Originally appeared on Starpulse.

 

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