Girls and women stand to benefit from our collective contemplation on the Sheen machine, the media who propel him, and the info-tainment-cloaked misogynist American ethos that is exported around the planet.
CNN is planning on being the most trusted name in royal wedding coverage. This will be Piers Morgan's time to shine, obviously, and he raises the curtain by saying that the soon-to-be-betrothed Kate Middleton is "this classless underdog who Americans can relate to."
Concern for Sheen's well-being by people who ought to know better -- especially professional journalists who are supposed to see through to the heart of a story, no matter how dark -- has been minimal.
As we watch uprisings in other parts of the world, we don't recognize that it takes popular participation to stop the bullying. Instead, we fix our own addictions by visiting the modern Coliseum of TV or Twitter to see who said what.