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Charlie Sheen uses real name for 'Machete Kills' billing

There are 2 comments on the story from May 25, 2013, titled Charlie Sheen uses real name for 'Machete Kills' billing. In it, reports that:

Charlie Sheen has ditched his stage name for his new upcoming movie ' Machete Kills ' and instead returns to his birth name, Carlos Estevez according to UK Daily Mail on May 23, 2013.

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Brandt Hardin

Memphis, TN

#1 May 25, 2013
“Carlos” gets even wilder the deader he gets! How many grams of rock do you think Zombie Charlie Sheen can bang down? Put on your party face and see at on the Zombie Walk of Fame!
PR and Proud

Kenosha, WI

#2 Jun 1, 2013
What are the quotations about? His father, Ramon "Martin Sheen" Estevez, named him Carlos. That is his name. "Charlie" is a nickname for Carlos/Charles.

I don't get how this has become such big news. I guess it just goes to show how backwards the US is on certain subjects. I've heard/read people say/write, "But he's white?"... Yes. There are "white", "black", Asian, native/indigenous and mixed Latinos. In South America and the Caribbean there are lots of people who don't identify with their non-Latino roots, despite having German, Russian and other ethnic surnames.

Charlie's father, a supremely talented actor, used "Sheen" to help him get more acting work in a largely anti-Latino country. One of his 4 children followed suit. That should be a much bigger shocker than Carlos reclaiming his birth name for the upcoming Robert Rodriguez film.

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