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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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571.

charles    

DUE TO THE IDEAS OF OTHERS, CHARLIE SHEEN WAS ONCE A GREAT PERSON, EVEN THOUGH HIS FATHER WAS A DRUNK AND BROUGHT HIS **** HOME TO HIS KID AND WIFE , I'M SURE IT WASN'T EASY FOR HIM . BUT IN THE LONG RUN HE GOT OUT AND DID HIS STUFF. YEARS AGO WHEN MOST OF AMERICA WAS ASLEEP, DRUGS WERE NOT ONLY THE ITEMS OUR FATHERS DID , THEY DRANK AND NOT THE MIXERS, STRIGHT, AND YES THEY BROUGHT HOME THERE TOILS OF THE DAY,MY FATHER WAS A COP. YES , A BIG DRINKER WISKEY WAS HIS FATE , THAT ALSO TOOK HIM TO HIS GRAVE, BUT BECAUSE THERE IS ANYTHING THAT YOU WANT IF YOU HAVE THE CASH IS THERE FOR THE TAKING. ITS TOTALY UP TO YOU WHAT YOU DO IN LIFE,AS FOR WBRS, I'M SURE SOME OF THERE SONS HAVE BEEN IN TROUBLE YOU DONT SEE THE NEWS PEOPLE AT THERE HOUSES, ITS ONLY THE FAME, THAT GETS YOU CAUGHT UP IN THE ****.BS CAN BE FOUND ANYWHERE , JUST FIND THE RIGHT SOURCE AND THERE YOU HAVE A STORY. WHO CAN WE DESTROY TODAY.ONE THING IS FOR SURE ,WHEN DO YOU TELL PEOPLE HOW TO LIVE THERE LIVES. ITS NOT YOUR LIFE , SO STAY OUT OF IT, IF THEY WANT TO DESTROY THEMSELVES. WHO ARE YOU TO JUDGE. SORRY CHARLIE .

1271 days ago
572.

Mitch    

Sheen is acting out in an attempt to embarrass WB, beacause WB has gone to the trouble to give him grief for going on Alex Jones. ergo: WB is Liberal hollywood- Sheen is not) it is just another Holythanwood conspiracy teargin done a man for living and playing the way he wishes outside of the WB persona. See http://www.Conspiracy.me for more...

1271 days ago
573.

dave Read    

hey charlie take your costars and go shopping to the other big 3 networks???

1271 days ago
574.

leo    

why can't sheens family have him commited? seems he fits the MO for it

1271 days ago
575.

Jane    

Well,well,don't we love someone making a spectical of themselves in front of the world!Probably not as much as Sheen does-loser.

1271 days ago
576.

Lisa    

What's more scary than Charlie Sheen's bi-polar disease; is the idoits in this world that are ready to worship him. "Duh - I'm winning". Are you people for real??? This human being is self destructing right in front of you and you want to "go down with the ship" and yell "YEAH, what a ride"!! The only thing that goes down with the ship, is the RATS! Charlie you have been a great entertainer for years, I hope you get the help you need!!

1271 days ago
577.

OLIVIA    

WARNER BROTHERS BITCHES. YOUR NO BETTER THAN JOHN EDWARDS WHO LEFT HIS WIFE DURING HER CANCER CRISIS. YOUR ALL PIGS, ESPECIALLY LORRE.

1271 days ago
578.

wissa    

Check it out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tinted Sheen:
Sorry Charlie, but it is time to leave the Internet and go back to your porn family. Let this be the hangover cure for the #winning buzz from which everyone is still recovering.

Block Charlie Sheen and more from the Internet by downloading the plugin for Firefox or Chrome, and never again worry about seeing his name or face.

Unfollow Charlie Sheen Day this Friday and rid your Twitter feed of the confused, misspelled ramblings of the person Charlie Sheen pays to tweet as @CharlieSheen."

And don't worry guys, Charlie is probably way too busy to notice if you stop following him on Twitter. Although just to make sure, you should probably dead-bolt your door and stop answering your phone this weekend as well.

1271 days ago
579.

Andrew    

go back on the drugs Charlie your not funny anymore

1271 days ago
580.

stephanie    

**** EM! I LOVE CHARLIE AND ALWAYS HAVE! 2 AND A HALF MEN IS NOTHING WITHOUT HIM! CHUCK CAN ATTEMPT TO "replace" HIM BUT REALLY? WHO THE **** WILL WATCH IT THEN! DONT GET ME WRONG, I LOVE JOHN CRYER AND ANGUS BUT WITHOUT CHARLIE, THEY WOULD BE NOTHING. CHARLIE WOULD HAVE CREATED HIMSELF ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, AND IF HE GOES TO COURT, I'LL BE THERE!!! 100% CHARLIE SHEEN!!!!! - and not just because hes hot!!

1271 days ago
581.

Daryl     

I feed sorry for the other actors on the show what about them they should be payed.it was not there falt.

1270 days ago
582.

Wicket Woman    

May I ask what happened with the 'CIRCLE" the three ...emmmm... witches, no! sorry! Warlocks performed to H E L P Mr.Sheen? As a practicing witch for many, many years I have never seen such a selfish act as I witnessed on Sunday. We WITCHES do what any giving and concerned PERSON would do for our mankind when they are in serious trouble. We DO NOT bring ourselves in the lime light to profit from someones misfortune. WE WITCHES do our healing and giving in a very personal and private circle and take much time to concentrate and send our true healing powers.
I feel like I should apologize to the world for the actions of three misfits of Salem. I am truly sorry the public had to witness this display of selfishness. That is NOT what WE witches do! They are like the Catholic priests who have molested.....BUT keep mind NOT all priest are bad!
I am a reader at Witch's Hide in Salem Ma. and I do hope you will not judge us REAL witch's from a few misfits. I take Witch Craft seriously and practice it seriously. It is my religion.
I also h
ave to ask where does Laurie Cabot stand on this ?

1270 days ago
583.

A.M.D    

He's just too much! Even funnier fan names cookie after the dude, "I dream of Sheeny" cookies. Just too funny, when's it gonna stop. Check it out at "The Crow's Nest" Bakery.

http://www.nestmixandkits.com/The-Goods.html

1270 days ago
584.

Sonia    

Take their weapons away Charlie. They are wrong with how they handled you and your situation. Dead wrong!

There's a lot to be said for the 'impact' of digesting the 'content' of Two and a Half Men for 8 years! That played a big part and should be used as part of your defense and/or part of your law suit against them. It played a role in how you now 'think' as a 'man.' Maybe even played a role in your marriages falling apart, as well as your self medicating. You needed/need 'support' and not to be 'punished' for something they played a major part in. They should be helping you! Good luck my friend!

1270 days ago
585.

sandra    

Then the whole show 2,5 man is "moral turpitude" becuase is about this life stile:gambling drinking whores!!

Charlie need to seek compensation for the idea for the show....Becuase his lifestyle is the inspiratin for the show.....

1270 days ago
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