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Charlie Sheen's Publicist 'Respectfully Resigns' Amid Actor's Interview Blitz

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Charlie Sheen‘s veteran publicist has quit, he tells RadarOnline.com.

Stan Rosenfield, a top Hollywood publicist who stood by the star during difficult times, announced his resignation with this statement:

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“I have worked with Charlie Sheen for a long time and I care about him very much.

“However, at this time, I’m unable to work effectively as his publicist and have respectfully resigned.”

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His resignation comes just two days after Sheen admitted that Rosenfeld’s statement about what happened to the star during his bizarre New York meltdown was not accurate. Sheen landed in a hospital after doing cocaine during a wild night with a porn star and Rosenfeld explained the hospitalization by telling the press that Sheen had an “allergic reaction.”

On Saturday, Sheen sat down for a lengthy video interview with RadarOnline.com and admitted Rosenfeld’s comments were not accurate, but then added he didn’t want to throw the publicist “under the bus.”

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When asked if he understood that people are skeptical of his excuses, including the allergic reaction explanation, Sheen told RadarOnline.com:  “Right, but those weren’t my words, I’d come up with something a lot better than that,“ Sheen said.

“Those were Stan’s who couldn’t get a hold of me because I guess I was asleep or something. I’m not trying to throw Stan under the bus, he’s a wonderful press agent, but he was just scrambling and had to put something out.”

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Rosenfeld is also Kelsey Grammar’s rep and has an excellent reputation in Hollywood. Sheen often presented the publicist with challenging situations and one Hollywood power player told RadarOnline.com: “Stan is a class act. He gives all of his clients excellent representation and he did the best anyone could for Charlie.”

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