CBS Fires Charlie Sheen

'Two and a Half Men' star gets pinks slip; show may or may not go on
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Suggested by aprilalison
Posted Mar 7, 2011 4:28 PM CST
Charlie Sheen Fired: CBS Cans 'Two and a Half Men' Star
Jon Cryer, left, and Charlie Sheen are shown in a scene from "Two and a Half Men."   (AP Photo/CBS, Greg Gayne)

(Newser) – CBS today finally handed Charlie Sheen that pink slip he's been begging for over the past few weeks, reports People. "After careful consideration, Warner Bros. Television has terminated Charlie Sheen's services on Two and a Half Men effective immediately," says a statement from the network. CBS says "no decision has been made" about whether to hire a new star or cancel the show completely. Sheen, meanwhile, is busily tweeting about Tiger Blood. (Read more Charlie Sheen stories.)

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