Charlie Sheen's Family Situation Is Worse Than We Ever Could Have Imagined

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Charlie SheenWe had a good run, people. It's been at least several months since Charlie Sheen's craziness has been splattered all over the media, but he's back in the headline business now -- and unfortunately, it's not because he's come up with a plethora of thrilling new catchphrases to replace "tiger blood" and "Adonis DNA." The latest bizarre news coming from Sheen is all about his ex-wife Brooke Mueller and their 4-year-old twin boys, and based on the accusations from everyone involved, this family situation is even more messed up than anything we've seen on Teen Mom.

I'm not even sure where to begin, because the insanity has been coming fast and furious in the last week. A brief recap: Sheen publicly called Mueller a "dangerous, evil whore"; Mueller filed for a restraining order against Sheen; now Sheen's other ex Denise Richards has described the boys' behavior as disturbingly violent.

Unbelievably, it gets worse.

Back in May, Mueller's twins, 4-year-old Max and Bob, were removed from her home and placed under Denise Richards' care. Shortly thereafter, Mueller entered rehab (her 19th stint), and she was released about a month ago, at which point she reportedly began trying to reclaim full custody of her kids.

In an explosive phone call to TMZ last week, Sheen accused Mueller of damaging their twins emotionally, to the point where they're on the verge of getting kicked out of school. He said the boys are terrified of Mueller's home and suffer night terrors after every visit, and that Bob had a mark on his face after a visit that looked like someone burned him. He also took to Twitter to bash L.A. Child Services for not protecting the boys, and described Mueller as an "evil and pathetic über loser," a "whore," and "as awful a parent and a person as you can possibly draw up."

Mueller then fired back by filing a request for a temporary restraining order against Sheen, and quoted him as having said the following to her:

There will be a reckoning. There will be a whirlwind. That they will all reap while desperately begging for my forgiveness. You've all been warned. I will exercise every resource at my disposal. I will, I will, I will, I will empty my entire war chest and if I can't get it done, I know a guy who can.

The judge denied her request and set a hearing for next month.

Mueller's lawyers have now subpoenaed TMZ for the interviews they did with Sheen, and she's reportedly planning to argue that Sheen violated his gag order and should be punished (ideally with jail time) and have his visitations with the boys reduced.

As if all this isn't bad enough, Denise Richards has now reportedly entered the fray. Sources say she's written the L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services a letter to state she can no longer care for Bob and Max, because they're violent and out of control. Specifically, they repeatedly torment her dogs and attack her daughters Sam, Lola, and Eloise. The girls have supposedly been subjected to being strangled, kicked in the head and stomach, scratched, bit, slapped, punched in the face and head, and spit on by the twin boys. In the letter, Richards says pediatricians have advised psychological counseling for the boys, but Mueller has refused to allow it.

I ... yeah, wow. This is just all beyond terrible, especially if the descriptions of the boys' behavior is even halfway true. They're so little and innocent, and it's heartbreaking to think of how they're being affected by this never-ending family shitstorm. I have no idea what the solution should be, but I'm sad there's not a stable family member (a nice set of grandparents that live nowhere near Los Angeles, for instance) who can swoop these kids up and give them a shot at a normal existence.

Can you believe how bad the situation between Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller has gotten? What do you think should happen to the boys?


Image via TMZ

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nonmember avatar Ashley

These two boys should scooped up and sent to lovely mid-western family. A place where they can grow up without any knowledge of their parents and biological family until after they graduate college. Otherwise, they stand no chance.

Heidi Quayle

I'm really sorry to say this but it will take alot more than a nice set of grandparents to help Bob and Max stabilize. The boys likely have had prenatal alcohol exposure (in addition to drug exposure) which causes permanent brain damage. They need a specialist who understands FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) and who can commit to educating and working with the family, the children's school etc. over the long haul. The boys also sound as though they have reactive attachment issues which can make them hard to connect with. Again it will take someone who understands and can interpret their behaviour and can implement recommendations to everyone that is working with or parenting the boys.
I am so sorry to hear this but Denise is doing the right thing for her girls. She's not going to be the last one to burn out from providing care to children she cannot understand or is afraid of, unless they get help. There is hope and I am sure that Denise is willing to support as much as she can, even if the children can't stay with her. It's almost like learning a new language, which can be done, with time and proper study. Eventually Denise, Charlie, Brooke or her family, and others can speak the language and the children can be understood, but it will take very specific intervention. I hope they are able to do this for the boys.

Cari Poissant

If Charlie is so concerned why arent the boys living with him instead of his ex wife? Those poor kids probably have been exposed (before birth and after) to soo much 2nd hand drugs they cant function properly. I hope they get the help they need and both parents step up and do what is right for the kids.

Andre... Andreamom001

It sounds like the boys need a loving, well-trained foster family with no pets or other kids to care for them. If that doesn't work, a loving, structured "home" for troubled kids. Maybe the court can at least order psychological care for them. Poor kids!

nonmember avatar sandy

Triage is the name of the game: First, yes, get the boys away from Denise's kids and dogs; they should not be exposed to that. Next, place them with CPS if no family member can step up. Regardless of where boys stay and with whom, they should be in court-ordered counseling: Clearly they are suffering and have already integrated patterns of violence; not a good combo. Next, I hate to say it, but Charlie needs to find a different way to express his outrage (duh, right?): i understand his full-fire attacks, because he is fighting valiantly for his kids. Problem is, his methods are feeding the madness. Keep it together, Charlie; that is the best way to help your boys now and in the long run. As for Brooke: Really? 19 rehab stays?! okay, the woman is in dire need of a complete and total reworking of her life: She should not have her kids for at least a year or two--until THEY are at peace and feeling secure. Brooke's care and supervision should be ongoing, and Charlie should be ordered to stay away from her, for everybody's sake, including his own. A lot of lives are actually in danger; this is not a matter to be aired and settled on Twitter.

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