Yes, that is correct. Major network newsrooms have Charlie Sheen’s obituary ready for immediate printing if, god forbid, the worst does in fact end up happening.
Following months of huge all-nighters, hospitalizations, rehab stints, and drug use, networks such as home to Two And a Half Men, CBS, are getting the final words in order just in case.
“No one is wishing the worst but as a news organization for us not to be prepared for one of the biggest stories in a long time would be unprofessional,” a CBS insider tells Rob Shuter at Popeater.
How do you feel about news organizations prepping obituaries for “just in case” scenarios? Is is professional or morbid?