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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.

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Media Still Enamored with Charlie Sheen Intern Search Story

Each time the competition for Charlie Sheen‘s social media summer intern has progressed to the next level, a host of localized media stories have appeared profiling the lucky(?) remaining contestants.

As of this week, the competition is down to a final group of 50, courtesy of a YouTube-powered phase three. Among the remaining gluttons for punishment are:

- Recent LA transplant Krystelle Lorraine, who has started a social media consulting firm called Modern Muse Online. [Hartford Courant]

- Canadians Phil Pallen, currently studying in Florida (pictured), and Sepy Bazazzi, a 25-year-old west coaster who does social media work for a restaurant chain. [Vancouver Sun]

- Columbia College student Mike Zima, 24. As the last standing Illinois contestant – may now benefit from Sheen’s newfound love for the Windy City. [NBC Chicago]

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