Can you think of any other major star who puts himself out there for everyone to know? I can't remember anyone else in my lifetime who bared so much of his life and creativity to the world. And he hasn't been afraid to show his warts as well as his accomplishments.
Just his willingness to do so is an extraordinary thing. The fact that he uses fan sites to communicate is even more remarkable, but he has said that at least in those places he can be sure his messages will be printed as written and not distorted or cut.
We fans have been given a rare opportunity to get to know "our star." We should be glad he has given us the chance to do so.
So, let's cut Mr Crowe some slack, and give him credit for always working, always searching for new creative outlets - and thank him for sharing that search with us.