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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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106.

nancy    

From Winner to wiener in 11 pages

1272 days ago
107.

whm    

Anyone who thinks that they're indespensible should take the time to drive by a cemetery.
The industry won't even miss a beat and six months from now we'll all go "who?"

1272 days ago
108.

yo    

Charlie's lies are coming back to hit him like a boomerang.

The only HATERS are his enabling supporters, who only care about their own GREED.

The only people who CARE about Charlie are the so-called "trolls" because they tell him TRUTH and to get help.

Charlie's career is completely over, and so is his life if he doesn't get help SOON.

1272 days ago
109.

Anonymous    

Let me see if I have this right. A tv series that glorifies an active sexual life of males, who fool around, party and drink like there is no tomorrow is worried about the morality of one of it's stars? Huh?? Lorre, etc...are idiots and should go back to slinging hash at his parent's diner.

1272 days ago
110.

Scott    

Don't kid yourself Cjarlie is not stupid you cannot fire a mentally ill person especially when you caused the stress that saw to his downfall.

If the show comes back with Shjeen he wins, if not he wins.

Batchit crazy my ass he is laughing all the way to the bank.

1272 days ago
111.

nancy k    

we're sad.......over it

what comes aroud goes around

1272 days ago
112.

Jim in Cali    

LOL at all the trolls being on Warner Bros side. You guys don't understand it and can't process it. We are WINNING. TEAM CHARLIE AND WINNING.

1272 days ago
113.

Winning    

Weiner Brothers didn't fire Charlie Sheen, Charlie Sheen fired Weiner Brothers. You can't fire a God. You can't fire the absolute Deity of fire. You can't hammer down the great hammers the Dragon Lord Pheonix of the Apocalypse.

There is no running away from the Dragon God. Charlie Sheen will find you and he will breath his fire down to you from upon high. There will be no rapture, there will be no saving, there will be no sanctuary, there will be no singing, there will be no rejoicing. There will only be Charlie Sheen, puffing the smoke from his warlock dragon fire nostrils after thw wind from his wings of death blow your ashes across the carrior field.

THERE IS ONLY ONE CHARLIE SHEEN AND HE LIVES ON FOR ALL ETERNITY.

1272 days ago
114.

Mrs brad luck    

Thank you for not cancelling our favorite show. YES, Charlie, 2.5 Men WILL go on without you because you ARE NOT, and NEVER will be God, (as you have come to believe in your drug-induced haze. I feel bad that you spun out so quickly without a second thought for those who worked with you for the last eight years. Shame on you, Charlie, and I'm over your pity-party. LOSING!!!!!!

1272 days ago
115.

DV    

"Warner executives requested several times that Mr. Sheen's
representatives send a letter from Mr. Sheen's doctor explaining his diagnosis, course of
treatment and prognosis, and certifying that Mr. Sheen could return to work on February 28."

Um, there's a little law called HIPAA.

1272 days ago
116.

69AMC Rebel    

Sheen is God!

1272 days ago
117.

Rottweiler    

I AM STILL IN A QUANDRY AS TO WHY HE THINKS HE IS SOME VALUABLE ASSET TO ACTING? HIS SHOW IS QUESTIONABLE, IN FACT I CAN'T JUDGE IT BECAUSE I WOULDN'T BE HARD UP ENOUGH TO WATCH IT. HE HASN'T ACTED IN A MOVIE IN YEARS AND EVEN WHEN HE DID IT WAS MEDIOCRE AT BEST. IS THERE A SHEEN DYNASTY WE DON'T KNOW ABOUT? THE ONLY REDEEMING MEMBER OF HIS FAMILY IS EMILIO, HE HAD THE TRUE TALENT. HE PROBABLY IS KEEPING A LOW PROFILE BECAUSE HE IS MORTIFIED OF CHARLIE'S NONSENSICAL RANTING. THIS GUY NEEDS TO DO US ALL A FAVOR CHECK INTO REHAB FOR GOOD OR GO PUT HIMSELF OUT OF HIS MISERY. HE LOOKS TO BE AROUND 75 YEARS OLD, IS THE WORST PARENT EVER AND IS CLEARLY A PITY TO HIS PROFESSION.

1272 days ago
118.

yo    

Don't kid yourself Cjarlie is insane and you CAN fire a mentally ill person especially if their mental illness causes them to be unable to function.

He loses either way.

Batchit crazy laughing all the way to the grave.

1272 days ago
119.

Mr Furley    

LOSING again.
You supporters crack me up.
Where does it say that losing your kids & job is in ANY WAY WINNING?????

1272 days ago
120.

dd    

#122 What does HIPPA have to do with it if you are off of work because you have an illness it is normal for your doctor to fill out the paperwork.

1272 days ago
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