Bret Easton Ellis is the author of five previous novels including, Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction, American Psycho, Glamorama, and Lunar Park, and a collection of stories, The Informers. His most recent book, Imperial Bedrooms

Twitter Blowup

He provoked outrage when he tweeted that director Kathryn Bigelow was overrated because she’s a “very hot woman.” Now American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis addresses his critics—and concedes that they have a point.

With his tweets, his manic interviews, his insurgent campaign against the entertainment world, Sheen is giving America exactly what it wants out of a modern celebrity. In the full version of an article that appeared in this week’s Newsweek, Bret Easton Ellis explains how you are completely missing the point if you think Sheen's meltdown is about drugs.