Stigma and Sensationalism: One Last Thought on Charlie Sheen

Posted on March 28, 2011

Kenneth. J Dudek
President, Fountain House

What if Charlie Sheen really does have a bipolar illness? What does that say about the media? They enabled (some might say exacerbated) his bizarre behavior and grandiose statements.
 
If he had Multiple Sclerosis, and the media made a YouTube event out of his erratic bodily movements, do you think we would see the same reaction? 
 
 

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