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Arts and Entertainment

A Fish, a Bucket and a Gun: Charlie Sheen to be Roasted on Comedy Central

In this publicity image released by ABC, actor Charlie Sheen, left, kisses host Jimmy Kimmel on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Monday, March 21, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/ABC, Richard Cartwright)
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Can the roast of a man like Charlie Sheen really be considered a roast? A man who has dug his own grave, made his own bed, or, as they used to say, made a complete and total ass of himself for months on end? Is that a roast? Or is listing off his recent comical misadventures really just stating the facts?

Well, we'll all find out the answer to these questions (and potentially many more) very soon. According to Comedy Central Insider, Sheen will be the guest of honor at one of the network's famous roasts, set to be taped on September 10 and air on September 19 at 10 p.m. PST. They report:

Here's what the man himself had to say about the announcement: You could say I've been providing kindling for this Roast for a while,” said Sheen. “It's time to light it up. It's going to be epic.”

Comedy Central's head of original programming and production Kent Alterman added:

“Charlie has assured us that nothing will be off limits in this Roast… which scares even us.”

What do you think: good idea or bad idea? Will you tune in?