Hysteria pervaded the coverage of this story, with much hand wringing of how many people Sheen may have reportedly 'infected with HIV'
Actor 'has paid millions' to keep people from talking about his condition
The actor made the announcement after days of tabloid reports
Tabloid reports have speculated on and judged his love live, sex life and struggles with drug abuse
Details of the friendship continue to trickle into the public domain
From Charlie Sheen to Lance Armstrong, what have the rich and famous told us?
We’ve all sent a message to the wrong person at one point or another… but what happens when the text is a tweet, and you have millions of followers?
He may have mastered the interview for the job of director of football at Newcastle United, but Joe Kinnear made a complete hash of an interview on TalkSport the day after signing his contract.
For even the greatest comedies, getting a new series renewed (ie funded for a new series) can be hard work. When Seinfeld struggled in its first few seasons, it was almost cancelled until it moved slots. Even mega hits like Modern Family only tend to be renewed one season in advance due to the huge costs of making a 24-episode series.
Blogger and controversialist Brendan O'Neill has stoked the fires again, writing in The Huffington Post that the main reason "feminists" hate Chris Brown so much is because "he's big, bad and black" - not the singer's horrendous assault on Rihanna.
If British TV has been dominated by flag-waving this week, across the pond, America's been busy crowning its own royalty at the MTV Movie Awards 2012. Fewer corgis, more Kardashians. But Sunday night's awards (screened last night on MTV UK) managed to have a few moments where the action was suitably red, white and blue hued.
Jennifer Lopez has topped the annual Forbes list of the 100 most powerful celebrities in the world, taking over from fellow pop singer Lady Gaga and beating media mogul Oprah Winfrey.
Nicollette Sheridan was the British star of Marc Cherry's suburban soap opera. Now she's suing him for punching her in the head – and then sacking her
They're the stealthy elite squad who killed Bin Laden, but now a team of real US Navy Seals have stepped out of the shadows to star in a movie