UPDATE: After drawing headlines for mocking Ashton Kutcher as the new Two and a Half Men star, Sheen just tweeted a complimentary reversal:
“#Winning Congrats to the cast and crew…CBS & WB..! My best to @aplusk!! [Kutcher’s Twitter handle] The show must go on… You got the right guy! c”
Kutcher quickly tweeted back: “#2.5 @charliesheen Thank man. Always been a fan, always will be! BTW you were “born big”
PREVIOUS: Charlie Sheen has something to say about Ashton Kutcher taking his old job. Would you believe it’s not very gracious?
Sheen told TMZ: “Kutcher is a sweetheart and a brilliant comedic performer … Oh wait, so am I!!”
OK, so that was nice at least. But then he adds:
“Enjoy the show America. Enjoy seeing a 2.0 in the demo every Monday, WB.” Two and a Half Men usually averages more than double that ratings number, so Sheen is suggesting the show will tank.
Charlie then warns: “Enjoy planet Chuck [Lorre], Ashton. There is no air, laughter, loyalty, or love there.”
Perhaps. But there is like $1 million an episode. So there’s that.
Meanwhile, Men co-star Jon Cryer was, as you might expect, very diplomatic.
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