Seems like someone isn’t “winning” so much after all.
CNN and Deadline just announced that the “tiger blooded” Charlie Sheen has offiicially been axed from Two and a Half Men “effective immediately.” Here’s the quick statement from Warner Bros. :
After careful consideration, Warner Bros. Television has terminated Charlie Sheen’s services on Two and a Half Men effective immediately.
CBS also just contacted CNN to say that they haven’t made any decision regarding the future of the hit sitcom, which means that it still may go on, but without Sheen as the star.
Sheen hasn’t made a Tweet yet about his firing, but the last Tweet from his account is an employment opportunity to work as his intern. Excuse me, his “winning Intern with Tiger Blood,” The Tweet gives a link for anyone who wants to have any part in that madness.
The troubled star has been lashing out at CBS, Two and a Half Men co-creator Chad Lorre, and Warner Bros. (all bosses of his, mind you) in the last couple of weeks and has engaged in a whirlwind of interviews with various news outlets to candidly talk about his position with the show. Sheen recently had a webcast called Charlie’s Korner that premiered this weekend and his Twitter account has hit close to two million followers and counting since the account was made last Wednesday.
Despite Sheen’s troubles, he’s still making dough. It was recently reported that Sheen could make a million dollars a year by tweeting and promoting products through his tweets. So even though he’s been fired from the #1 comedy in the nation, the man is still making tons of money.
More on this story as it develops.
UPDATE: Sheen responds to his firing via his #1 mouthpiece, TMZ.com:
“This is very good news. They continue to be in breach, like so many whales. It is a big day of gladness at the Sober Valley Lodge because now I can take all of the bazillions, never have to look at whatshiscock again and I never have to put on those silly shirts for as long as this warlock exists in the terrestrial dimension.”