The Charlie Sheen saga continues. CBS has announced, in the wake of Sheen's recent attacks on "Two and a Half Men" creator Chuck Lorre, they are canceling production on the rest of the show's season.
"Based on the totality of Charlie Sheen's statements, conduct and condition, CBS and Warner Bros. Television have decided to discontinue production of Two and a Half Men for the remainder of the season," a statement from the studio and network read.
Just Wednesday, the network announced that Sheen had returned to work and that they would film four new episodes. The show has been on hiatus while Sheen headed to rehab.
The decision to halt production for the rest of the season came several hours after Sheen challenged Lorre to a fight. He even pulled a Mel Gibson and threw out some anti-semitic remarks.
Sheen called into the Alex Jones' radio show yesterday and went off.
"I'm tired of being told 'You can't talk about that, you can't talk about that.' Bull S-H-I-T. There's something this side of deplorable that a certain Chaim Levine -- yeah, that's Chuck's real name -- mistook this rock star for his own selfish exit strategy, bro. Check it, Alex: I embarrassed him in front of his children and the world by healing at a pace that his unevolved mind cannot process. Last I checked, Chaim, I spent close to the last decade effortlessly and magically converting your tin cans into pure gold. And the gratitude I get is this charlatan chose not to do his job, which is to write. Clearly someone who believes he's above the law."
Listen to the full interview here. ***Warning some inappropriate language***
The Sheen told TMZ, "I violently hate Chaim Levine (Chuck Lorre). He's a stupid, stupid little man and a p**sy punk that I'd never want to be like."
Sheen insists he's sober and says, "All I want is to bring my family together, and I have to deal with all this B.S. politics."
And as if that's not enough, Sheen went on to say "That piece of s**t (Lorre) took money out of my pocket, my family's pocket, and, most importantly, my second family -- my crew's pocket."
Charlie adds, "You can tell him one thing. I own him."
Obviously not since Lorre canceled the show for the time being. But Sheen just won't let it go. He responded to the cancellation in an open letter.
The letter reads:
"What does this say about Haim Levine [Chuck Lorre] after he tried to use his words to judge and attempt to degrade me. I gracefully ignored this folly for 177 shows ... I fire back once and this contaminated little maggot can't handle my power and can't handle the truth. I wish him nothing but pain in his silly travels especially if they wind up in my octagon. Clearly I have defeated this earthworm with my words -- imagine what I would have done with my fire breathing fists. I urge all my beautiful and loyal fans who embraced this show for almost a decade to walk with me side-by-side as we march up the steps of justice to right this unconscionable wrong.
Remember these are my people ... not yours...we will continue on together...
What do you think about this latest drama? Will Sheen ever recover?
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