Charlie Sheen threatens to quit

Jun 18 2013, 5:54pm CDT | by

Charlie Sheen threatens to quit

Charlie Sheen has allegedly threatened to quit 'Anger Management'.

The 47-year-old actor, who plays therapist Charlie Goodson in the comedy series, has told producers that he will walk away from the FX show unless they fire Selma Blair, who portrays Dr. Kate Wales, immediately.

A source told gossip website TMZ.com that the actor returned to work on Monday (06.17.13), where he told producers he wants the actress's contract to be terminated as soon as possible because he believes that she has been trashing his work ethic behind his back.

The insider said that Charlie has accepted that firing someone suddenly is not an easy process but he wants the show's executives to start drawing up an exit strategy for his co-star.

Selma, who was not on the set on Monday, admitted she is in the dark about her potential termination, saying: "I don't know anything."

Executives at the FX network are currently said to be locked in talks as they scramble to come up with a solution for the situation.

The outspoken actor - who was fired from 'Two and a Half Men' in 2011 after his infamous hell-raising lifestyle got out of control - is said to be adamant he wants Mila Kunis to replace Selma.

He has apparently pitched a 10-episode storyline to producers with Mila and the 'Ted' actress will be offered $1 million per episode to take on the part.

Charlie, who is reportedly set to earn between $75 million and $200 million if he completes the 100-episode order for the series, has starred in roughly 50 episodes to date.

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Leonardo DiCaprio Teams Up With Mark Ruffalo for a New Clean Energy Campaign
Leonardo DiCaprio Teams Up With Mark Ruffalo for a New Clean Energy Campaign
The campaign will focus on making renewable energy affordable and accessible
 
 
Julia Stiles is Returning for the Next Chapter of Bourne Film Series
Julia Stiles is Returning for the Next Chapter of Bourne Film Series
The actress will play the role of Nicky Parsons in the upcoming film
 
 
Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk Break Up
Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk Break Up
The actress and "Glee" writer were rumored to be dating since before her divorce.
 
 
Taylor vs. Tabloids: "This is why we need feminism."
Taylor vs. Tabloids: "This is why we need feminism."
The pop superstar is speaking out about the way tabloids talk about women.