WWE hires Charlie Sheen for TV's 'Raw'
June, 26, 2012
By Special to ESPN.com | ESPN.com
Christopher Polk/Getty ImagesCharlie Sheen, whose TV show comes out this week, was hired for WWE as social media ambassador.WWE has announced Charlie Sheen, star of the FX comedy series "Anger Management," as the social media ambassador for Monday Night "Raw’s" historic 1,000th episode live on July 23 on USA Network. Sheen will tweet during Raw, providing commentary on the night’s action to his 7.5 million Twitter followers. Sheen has more than 12 million fans combined on the social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. WWE fans and Sheen followers will be able to ask the actor questions during the broadcast via Twitter using the #SheenGetsRaw hashtag.
In "Anger Management," Sheen stars as "Charlie," a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. He has a successful private practice, holding sessions with his group of primary patients each week, as well as performing pro bono counseling for an inmate group at a state prison. Selma Blair, Shawnee Smith, Daniela Bobadilla, Michael Arden and Noureen DeWulf co-star.