Charlie Sheen joins Twitter, amasses followers

Charlie Sheen

(CBS) In the midst of his media blitz, Charlie Sheen has turned to another platform to share his thoughts with the world.

The "Two and a Half Men" star joined Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, and even though he hasn't posted a single message, the number of users following him has exploded.

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As of this writing, he has already amassed more than 125,000 followers. When we checked again a few minutes later, it had shot to more than 136,000.

And the account is the real deal - it has the website's official "Verified Account" badge.

Here's a screenshot of his account:

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