Nobody Likes Ashton's Naked 2.5 Men Poster

Mostly because it features other, less attractive, nude people
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 20, 2011 10:54 AM CDT
The cast of "Two and a Half Men," from left, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, and Ashton Kutcher are shown during their presentation at CBS' Upfront Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Carnegie Hall in New York.   (AP Photo/CBS, Jeffrey R. Staab)
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(Newser) – Ashton Kutcher's new Two and a Half Men promo poster is out, and it's a doozy (click to see it). It features a maybe-naked Kutcher alongside similarly un-clothed co-stars Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones. Reactions:

  • "Hands up right now: Which red-blooded American women out there never ever want to see Jon Cryer naked? How about his young Two and a Half Men costar, Angus T. Jones?" writes TL Stanley in AdWeek. "No. I repeat, NO."
  • "The human body is a beautiful thing, and it should be noted that oftentimes Ashton Kutcher's human body is a very beautiful thing," writes Richard Lawson on Gawker. "But that does not mean I want to see him standing next to the naked cadavers of Angus T. Beefburger (or whatever) and Jon Cryer. ... I just do not like CBS doing a terrible gross poster for its terrible gross show."

  • There is one thing, at least, to be happy about: That this campaign started after, not before, Charlie Sheen left the show. "We do NOT need to see Charlie Sheen naked … even if it's only implied," writes Perez Hilton.
  • But not everyone is disgusted: "Jones sure doesn't look that little anymore. Does he even qualify as a 'Half' anymore?" writes Sheri Reed on The Stir. But don't worry, she's not lusting after the nearly-18-year-old child star, she just thinks it's "adorable" how grown-up he looks.
Click to see the ad in all its nearly-nude glory.

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