LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Troubled actor Charlie Sheen is winning all right – he’s reportedly snapped up the Guinness World Record for the “Fastest Time to Reach 1 Million Followers.”

Guinness officials say that Sheen, who has recently been hospitalized, in rehab and had his twin boys taken away, reached 1 million followers in 25 hours and 17 minutes, according to social media blog Mashable. Sheen also set a Guinness record for “Highest Paid TV Actor Per Episode – Current” at $1.25 million a pop.

Sheen joined Twitter March 1 under the handle @charliesheen, acquiring hundreds of thousands of followers within hours. The account is marked as “Verified.”

Since Sheen’s hospitalization following a wild overnight party and short stint in rehab, his show, “Two and a Half Men,” was suspended after he publicly criticized the show’s producer Chuck Lorre in a radio interview. After the show’s suspension, Sheen has been making the media rounds, making odd statements.

Comments (2)
  1. Ross McBride says:

    he’s working the media to drive up the price for his services or a book deal. Genius! He’s used the media’s lack of concern for his privacy and used it for his personal gain. Most geniuses are considered mad. LOL!

  2. lucasncio says:

    yeah, real lack of concern on the media’s part for his privacy…..Charlie kept calling radio shows, went on the Today Show, went on Good Morning American, Calbe Shows, and 20/20, all, of course, in an effort to stay private.

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