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Charlie Sheen Intern Candidate Opts for Ryan Seacrest

Does this make the American Idol host a troll?

Just a few months ago, any bit of news attached to Charlie Sheen‘s search for a social media summer intern was hot stuff. Today, it’s just kind of sad. Per a Canadian Press wire service report, one of two Canucks still in the running for the Sheen intern gig has decided to throw his toque in with a more stable Hollywood property:

Twenty-two-year-old Ontario native Phil Pallen (pictured) graduates from Full Sail University in Florida on June 30 and will go immediately to Los Angeles to start July 5 as an intern with the digital team at Ryan Seacrest Productions… Pallen also turned down an offer from NBC in New York, where he’d applied in February.

Sheen, Seacrest Productions, NBC New York… Wow, this interloper from the north sure knows how to put together an intern pitch. The Sheen camp meanwhile was supposed to have announced their intern pick June 1st.

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