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

(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."

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  • 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. (Read more Two and a Half Men stories.)

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