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Warner Bros. to Charlie:

Here's Why You're Fired

3/7/2011 8:25 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has obtained a letter Warner Bros. sent to Charlie Sheen's lawyer, stating Charlie was being terminated because he committed a felony involving "moral turpitude."

Charlie Sheen Termination Letter
In the 11-page letter, obtained from sources connected to Charlie, Warner Bros. states, "Your client has been engaged in dangerously self-destructive conduct and appears to be very ill."

The letter then goes on to describe Charlie's hijinks, including trashing the Plaza Hotel in NYC, coke binges, on-set failures because of drug fatigue, and diatribes against "Two and a Half Men" creator Chuck Lorre.

The letter also notes that Charlie derailed production when he went into rehab, and then he fired his sobriety coach.  In fact, Warner Bros. claims it was so concerned about Charlie's well-being, "Warner Bros. had an airplane waiting" to take him to a treatment facility ... but Charlie would have none of it.

As for why Charlie got fired, the letter says there is a clause in his contract saying they can fire a performer who commits "a felony offense involving moral turpitude."

The letter says, "There is ample evidence supporting Warner Bros. reasonable good faith opinion that Mr. Sheen has committed felony offenses involving moral turpitude (including but not limited to furnishing of cocaine to others as part of the self-destructive lifestyle he has described publicly) that have 'interfere[d] with his ability to fully and completely render all material services required' under the agreement."

In short, that's why Charlie was fired.

Charlie's lawyer, Marty Singer, has demanded Warner Bros. pay Charlie for the eight canceled episodes -- or else.

Warner Bros. seems undaunted by the threat, even reserving its right to take legal action against Charlie.
 

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Tony B    

515O

1289 days ago
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carly    

Good Riddance!!!!! That's the best news I've heard all day!! Ha ha ha Chuck, you didn't get your way this time...now go get a job at a carwash or something.....

1289 days ago
3.

Mikey    

Charlie will get paid in the end. Money for nothing.......

1289 days ago
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The Love Sponge    

First You Sissies

1289 days ago
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shawn    

you need to rename this website TM-Sheen

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1289 days ago
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Emilio    

Here's a Team Sheen shirt that reveals the warlock secret of winning and proves Charlie has tigerblood flowing through his veins.

http://samrandazzo.tumblr.com/post/3632161585/for-all-those-warlocks-that-wanna-let-everyone

1289 days ago
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Kath    

UnEmPlooooooyed!

1289 days ago
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Winning    

Great job warner brothers - except for one problem. Sheen not been convicted, or even charged, with any felonies, which makes it kind of hard to say he was temininated because he committed a felony

1289 days ago
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Paul Lynde    

Warner Brothers made a wise and prudent decision.

1289 days ago
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Amy123    

i am so sick of every article on TMZ being about Charlie Sheen .

1289 days ago
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CHRISTYLOVE1STBLKLESBIANBARBIE    

SO LONG GOOD LOOKINGS....I'M TO BEAUTIFUL TO BE CAPTURED.....

1289 days ago
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I Luv TMZ    

LOSING!!!

1289 days ago
13.

Sandi    

Charlie, you will win this case!

1289 days ago
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documented_as_puzzling    

shuckin it out arent cha' tmz -

1289 days ago
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T    

Bye Bye! You Won't Be Missed! Get a real life and live it well.

Troll!

1289 days ago
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