Charlie Sheen Talks Sobriety And Family

Charlie Sheen opens up for the first time since his public meltdown.


The actor and father of five sat down with Matt Lauer to talk about the last year's craziness and how he's more focused on his family than ever. He shared:

"I don't really know what happened. It was one of those things where the planets were aligned, perfectly or imperfectly. I said some stuff and then it caught such traction globally and instantly that I couldn't really put out the fire. From one moment to the next, I didn't know what was going to happen. It was pretty exciting."

Charlie tells Matt that he's "absolutely sober" but isn't sure on the specific amount of time. He also shared that he's concentrating on his family and repairing his relationships with ex-wives Denise Richards and Brooke Mueller:

"I'm seeing my kids a lot more, mending fences with Denise and Brooke, just trying to move forward and prioritize what matters. I think that’s where the life is, you know, it's in those quiet moments. It's not the giant TV deal or the big party or the award or whatever, it's the memory of your child’s smile at the end of the day that sort of brings that one lonesome tear, you know?"

Do you think Charlie has changed his ways? Or is it just an attempt to rehab his image for his upcoming TV series?



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