Charlie Sheen Offers to Pay Crew While at Rehab
... if CBS and Warner Bros. also chip in
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2011 3:56 PM CST
In this undated publicity image released by CBS, Jon Cryer, left, and Charlie Sheen are shown during the taping of "Two and a Half Men," in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/CBS, Greg Gayne)

(Newser) – Charlie Sheen's in rehab, and that means the crew of Two and a Half Men isn't working—so Sheen has offered to pay a third of their salaries until he's back, reports TMZ. He'll do so if CBS and Warner Bros. chip in the rest. It's a move that echoes what David Letterman and Jay Leno did during the 2007-2008 screenwriters' strike—except that Sheen's problems are wholly created by himself. A CBS executive says he's not aware of the offer, adding that the show won't resume filming until March at the earliest—assuming Sheen is ready.

 

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