Jon Cryer says he used to be prepared to finish Two And A Half Men to avoid wasting former co-star Charlie Sheen’s existence

Jon Cryer used to be prepared to finish Two And A Half Men to avoid wasting co-star Charlie Sheen’s existence.

The 57-year-old actor, who starred within the vintage sitcom along Charlie, 56, for the display’s first 8 seasons, and has unfolded concerning the ‘loopy firestorm’ that in the end resulted in his co-star’s firing. 

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight titled Iconic TV Dads, the actor – who performed unmarried dad Alan Harper on the preferred display – mentioned the primary few seasons had been nice. 

Opening up: Jon Cryer, 57, mentioned he used to be prepared to finish the sitcom Two and a Half Men in an effort to save co-star Charlie Sheen’s existence; Jon noticed in 2021

‘We were given alongside nice, he have been sober for 2 years once we began the display, and it used to be in reality essential to him to stay sober. And for the ones first few years, the display used to be additionally going so easily.’

Charlie, who’s the son of Screen Actors Guild Award winner Martin Sheen, used to be adept at appearing in entrance of a are living target audience and gave the impression, ‘adore it used to be genetically programmed into his frame.’

The Wall Street megastar later started to be afflicted by private issues and his existence started to slowly resolve.   

Great start: When the show began in 2003, the Supergirl actor described Charlie, 56, as great to work with and focused on maintaining his sobriety; (L-R) Charlie Sheen, Angus T. Jones and Jon Cryer pictured on Two And A Half Men

Great get started: When the display started in 2003, the Supergirl actor described Charlie, 56, as nice to paintings with and inquisitive about keeping up his sobriety; (L-R) Charlie Sheen, Angus T. Jones and Jon Cryer pictured on Two And A Half Men

‘When we began noticing issues had been getting stranger for him, and his marriage fell aside, he used to be nonetheless beautiful to paintings with, he nonetheless confirmed up on time and knew his strains and used to be doing the task.

‘But it’s essential to inform there used to be that there used to be some hassle brewing… He began to have problems with the writing and on occasion problems with the writing that I did not perceive.

‘I would say, “This is the type of shaggy dog story you had no downside with a yr and a part in the past, and all of sudden now it is a topic?” So, you understand, it used to be very refined. It took it it took some time earlier than it began in reality going off the rails.’

As the Anger Management actor’s conduct was extra unpredictable, Jon and and the sitcom’s writer, Chuck Lorre, 69, started to have severe conversations concerning the long term. 

Unravel: After the Wall Street star's life began to unravel, Jon and show creator Chuck Lorre  considered quitting, arguing 'it's not worth this show going on if going on enables Charlie Sheen to kill himself'; (L-R) Charlie and Jon pictured on Two And A Half Men in 2003

Unravel: After the Wall Street megastar’s existence started to resolve, Jon and display writer Chuck Lorre  regarded as quitting, arguing ‘it isn’t price this display occurring if occurring permits Charlie Sheen to kill himself’; (L-R) Charlie and Jon pictured on Two And A Half Men in 2003

‘I believe, uh, there used to be a second the place Chuck Lorre and I had been having a look at every different and we mentioned, “It’s no longer price this display occurring if occurring permits Charlie Sheen to kill himself. If giving him sufficient cash to do regardless of the factor is that ends his existence, you understand, we do not wish to be part of that.”‘

The Supergirl megastar mentioned he concept it used to be the top of the street for all the display. 

‘And I believe, in truth, when Charlie used to be let pass from the display, the primary concept among maximum people used to be, “OK, we are carried out. This has been an excellent factor however, uh, we are carried out at this level.”‘ 

Fired: The Anger Management actor was fired after 8 seasons.  His character, Charlie Harper, was killed off; Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones on Two And A Half Men in 2003

Fired: The Anger Management actor used to be fired after 8 seasons.  His personality, Charlie Harper, used to be killed off; Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones on Two And A Half Men in 2003

Instead, Charlie’s personality, Charlie Harper, used to be killed off and Ashton Kutcher, 44, used to be employed to fill the void. ‘[Ashton] used to be in order that certain each day and simply introduced such a lot to the desk that we had been all a bit of shell surprised after the Sheen craziness.’

‘We had forgotten how hectic we had been always we had been all looking ahead to the following shoe to drop. And as soon as Ashton got here in with this simply implausible certain power, all of us went, “Oh, this can also be amusing once more!”

Jon mentioned he and That 70s Show megastar are nonetheless in touch, however he does not be in contact with Charlie.

‘We went our separate techniques, you realize it’s, you roughly must make a decision how a lot Charlie Sheen do I would like in my existence, you understand? I’m hoping not anything however good fortune for the man.’ 

Replacement: Ashton Kutcher, 44, was hired to fill the void for the final  three season of the sitcom. Jon said he is still in touch with That 70s Show actor, but not with Charlie; (L-R) Jon pictured with Ashton on Two And A Half Men in 2013

Replacement: Ashton Kutcher, 44, used to be employed to fill the void for the general  3 season of the sitcom. Jon mentioned he’s nonetheless in contact with That 70s Show actor, however no longer with Charlie; (L-R) Jon pictured with Ashton on Two And A Half Men in 2013

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