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Charlie Sheen Really Not Happy Men Killed Him Off

Issues implied threat to Chuck Lorre

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen is not happy about his character's exit from Two and a Half Men. In case you went to a lot of trouble to neither watch nor read about the series finale last month, here's what you need to know to appreciate this story:
  • The finale involved

Two and a Half Men Coming Back, Sans 'Half'

Angus T. Jones, who called show 'filth,' no longer a regular

(Newser) - Looks like Angus T. Jones won't be returning to the show he referred to as "filth," at least not full-time. Two and a Half Men has been renewed for next season, but Jones (the "half" man) won't be a regular, Entertainment Weekly reports. Warner Bros....

10 Actors Who Trashed Their Own Projects

Angus T. Jones isn't the first

(Newser) - Shocked when Angus T. Jones called his own show , Two and a Half Men, "filth"? Well, don't be: It's not all that rare for someone in Hollywood to trash his or her own project. Celebuzz rounds up nine more who did the same:
  • Katherine Heigl: First

Charlie Sheen to Angus T. Jones: Come on My Show!

'Two and a Half Men' star likely out after this season: sources

(Newser) - Not surprisingly, Angus T. Jones probably won't return to Two and a Half Men, which he recently referred to as "filth," if the show is renewed for an 11th season, sources confirm to E! . His character—the "half" referred to in the title—joined the Army...

Angus T. Jones Apologizes for 'Filth' Comment

'God pushed me into another year,' he says in video

(Newser) - Angus T. Jones has offered an apology—but no explanation—for calling Two and a Half Men "filth" and urging people to stop watching it. In a statement, the star thanked the cast and crew for their "support, guidance, and love over the years," People reports. "...

Family: Angus T. Jones Being Exploited by Crazy Pastor

Two and a Half Men star called show 'filth'

(Newser) - Not that we disagree with him, but why would Angus T. Jones call his own show, Two and a Half Men, "filth" —especially considering the show has made him filthy rich ? His mom tells the Daily Mail she's concerned he's being "exploited" by his...

Two and a Half Men Actor Slams Show as 'Filth'

Angus Jones even urges people to stop watching

(Newser) - Boy, has little Angus Jones grown up. The "half" actor on Two and Half Men has condemned the show as "filth" and urged people to stop watching it in a testimony video for his Forerunner Christian Church, the Atlantic reports. Might his job be in jeopardy, considering how...

Modern Family, Homeland Win Big at the Emmys

Plus, wins for 'Veep,' 'Game Change,' 'Two and a Half Men'

(Newser) - And they're off! Host Jimmy Kimmel opened the Emmys with jokes about Honey Boo Boo and politics ("Being a Republican in Hollywood is like being a Chick-fil-A sandwich on the snack table at Glee."), and noted that this is the first year none of the four...

Two and a Half Men Gets 10th Season

Ashton Kutcher gets a pay raise in renewed contract

(Newser) - Ashton Kutcher still has a job: CBS has officially picked up Two and a Half Men for a 10th season, reports the Hollywood Reporter . The renewed deal gives Kutcher and co-stars Jon Cryer and Angus T Jones raises, with Kutcher reported to now be making $725,000 an episode, up...

Two and a Half Men Creator Kinda Sorry for Sexist Digs

Lee Aronsohn decries TV 'labia saturation'

(Newser) - Has Two and a Half Men creator Lee Aronsohn been taking bad-boy lessons from Charlie Sheen? He went on a testosterone-fueled tirade about female comics and TV comedies, saying he was sick of all the estrogen-laden routines on the air, referring particularly to shows like Whitney and 2 Broke Girls....

Charlie Sheen: I'm Sane Again
 Charlie Sheen: I'm Sane Again 

Charlie Sheen: I'm Sane Again

Says his days of saying weird things are behind him

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen has an important message for the world. "I'm not crazy anymore," he told reporters last night. "That was an episode." Speaking at Fox's Television Critics Association party, Sheen said he'd ditched his "goddesses," and was spending more time with...

Sheen Settles Suit for $25M ... Plus $100M

Mouthy actor wins payment plus syndication profits

(Newser) - How's that for tiger blood? Charlie Sheen settled his wrongful termination lawsuit with Warner Brothers and Two & a Half Men producer Chuck Lorre today for a handy $25 million, TMZ reports. Thanks to the settlement, the actor will also earn around $100 million in syndication profits over the...

Two and a Half Men Premiere: Womanizing Ashton Kutcher a Fine Stand-in for Charlie Sheen, Say Critics
Sweet, Womanizing Kutcher
a Fine Stand-in for Sheen
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Sweet, Womanizing Kutcher a Fine Stand-in for Sheen

Critics not gushing, but they're mostly pleased with premiere

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen’s character “exploded like a balloon full of meat,” another character explained last night as Two and a Half Men premiered and finally killed him off. Meanwhile, Ashton Kutcher also debuted as Walden Schmidt. What the critics are saying:
  • Turns out Schmidt is “sweet, unsarcastic

Charlie Sheen Wins $25M Warner Bros. Settlement

His firing from Two and a Half Men costing producers a bundle

(Newser) - Who's crazy now? Charlie Sheen is hammering out a settlement with Warner Bros. for his firing from Two and a Half Men amounting to $25 million, TMZ and the Los Angeles Times are reporting. The whacked-out actor filed a $100 million lawsuit for wrongful termination against Warner Bros. when...

Charlie Sheen: I Would Have Fired Myself

Suddenly kinder, gentler actor sees some of the error of his ways

(Newser) - The angry, feisty "umph" seems to have fizzled from Charlie Sheen. He says he's no longer furious at CBS producers for axing him from Two and a Half Men. Asked yesterday on the Tonight Show how he felt about being bounced over his substance-fueled erratic behavior, Sheen said...

Kutcher Scores Luxe $35K-a-Month, Er, 'Trailer'

Somebody (else) is winning

(Newser) - Not to be outdone by the leader of the free world , Ashton Kutcher is getting a two-story, luxury "mobile estate" as his trailer for Two and a Half Men. Measuring in at nearly 16 feet tall and 53 feet long, the trailer costs $35,000 per month to rent,...

Kutcher Replaces Sheen as Best-Paid Sitcom Star

But he's still making $500K less than Sheen was

(Newser) - Despite the fact that none of Ashton Kutcher's Two and a Half Men episodes have actually aired yet, he's already the highest-paid sitcom actor on TV, earning a whopping $700,000 per episode. That's massive considering lead primetime performers typically earn $125,000 an episode, reports TV ...

Here's How Charlie Sheen's Character Gets Killed

TMZ: He has a bad run-in with the Paris subway

(Newser) - Two and a Half Men fans probably know by now that the sitcom is killing off Charlie Sheen's character in the first episode of season nine next month. But how? TMZ has the grisly details following last night's taping. It seems Sheen's Charlie Harper character gets married...

Two and a Half Men Killing Off Sheen

And more things to expect from the two-part season premiere...

(Newser) - There were already rumors that Charlie Sheen's Two and a Half Men character would be killed off , and now Deadline confirms it. Production begins on the ninth season next week, and the website reports that the two-part season premiere will feature the funeral for Sheen's character, Charlie Harper,...

Ashton Kutcher's Maybe-Naked 'Two and a Half Men' Poster: Does Anyone Need to See Jon Cryer Nude?
 Nobody Likes Ashton's Naked 2.5 Men Poster 

Nobody Likes Ashton's Naked 2.5 Men Poster

Mostly because it features other, less attractive, nude people

(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

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