facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Tyson, Steve-O to roast Charlie Sheen

Aug. 29, 2011 at 4:03 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Boxer Mike Tyson and "Jackass" star Steve-O will be among those roasting Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen next month, Comedy Central said Monday.

Comedians Anthony Jeselnik and Jeffrey Ross, and TMZ's chief Harvey Levin, are also expected to mercilessly mock Sheen at the Sept. 10 taping at Sony Studios in Los Angeles. The show is to air on Comedy Central Sept. 19.

"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane is to serve as roast master for the event.

MacFarlane has previously emceed ceremonies starring Donald Trump and David Hasselhoff and is the franchise's only three-time roast master.

Sheen was fired this year from the sitcom "Two and a Half Men" after eight seasons because of his erratic behavior and substance abuse, as well as for disparaging remarks he made about series creator Chuck Lorre. He later announced he is planning to star in a comedy series inspired by the film "Anger Management," however, it is unclear exactly when or where the show might air.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Paula Patton makes first public appearance since Robin Thicke split
2
Kyra Sedgwick is Deputy Chief Madeline Wuntch in new 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' promo
3
Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade to have wedding guests sign confidentiality agreements
4
Meg Ryan buys Hank Azaria's loft in Soho for $8 million
5
Kylie Minogue says her butt doesn't compare to Nicki Minaj's
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback