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Charlie Sheen: I Have a Michael J. Fox Clause!

3/8/2011 9:12 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Charlie Sheen's people claim ... if Warner Bros. replaces Charlie Sheen and keeps producing "Two and a Half Men" -- Charlie keeps drawing a paycheck.


Sources connected with Charlie tell us ... Charlie has what they call a "Michael J. Fox" clause in his contract.  When Fox was doing "Spin City," his contract provided that he would keep getting paid as long as the show was in production, even if he left the show.  Ironically, when Charlie took over for Michael, Michael kept drawing his salary.

Sources say when Charlie signed on for "Two and a Half Men" ... the original contract provided an identical clause, so Charlie's people believe Warner Bros. is on the hook if they keep producing the show.

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1328 days ago


They don't have to pay him, he is unable to work and perform his job, so the clause is a little different, Fox didn't leave because he was a drunk and drug addict like Sheen is.

1328 days ago


Sources say when Charlie signed on for "Two and a Half Men" ... the original contract provided an identical clause, so Charlie's people believe Warner Bros. is on the hook if they keep producing the show.I am an Air Force and single at present .I need a woman who can love me back ..I also uploaded my hot photos on Uniformedmate .C oM under the name of hoho212..It's the largest and best club for seeking Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Police Force, and the admirers of those who wear the uniform.I just hope you don't mind me being a soldier ...Please Check it out!I'm serious.

1328 days ago


Please just pay this jerk and let's be done with him!

1328 days ago


HE always showed up for work, THEY stopped production. Now if there is a morals clause, then they have a leg to stand on. If they are basing cause on what he is doing in his personal life, then Charlie is in an actionable position. The suit would pertain to Charlie as an employee, not his perosnal life.

1328 days ago


Give this a rest..there are so many other more important issues to get involved with...

1328 days ago


Ruthie if 2 1/2 men is the only show you like you need to get a life and also see the wizard ASAP. I speak for ALL of us when I say.....It is truly a pleasure not knowing you.

1328 days ago


someone please throw this idiot in rehab...

1328 days ago


Carlos Esteves go away already we are tired of your stuff, you are an idiot who was overpaid and now you think you are special. ya your special alright a special type of idiot who was over paid and not smart enough to know it there are thousands of actors out there just like you and they too will make good money and hopefully not be half as stupid as you!

1328 days ago


They are going to say he slandered the network with his radio interview. I hope it doesn't hold up though. Anybody who thinks Charlie is a jerk, etc.. needs to quit hating out of pure jealousy and get their own life where they want it to be. Worrying about he spends his money or acting like it has any impact on life in general is ridiculous.

1328 days ago

Kevin Ellison    

I only watch 2 1/2 men to see how funny Charlie Sheen is going to act. There is no show without Charlie Sheen. I would not even consider watching it with anyone else playing Uncle Charlie but, Charlie Sheen. A load of my friends agree with me too!

1328 days ago


stop putting him on the air...NO MORE CHARLIE ON TV ACTING LIKE A NUT<

1328 days ago


I never watched it anyway. I saw part of 1 show & it was so lame I had to change the channel. And, I was never inspired by anything I ever saw, while flipping through the channels, to stop & watch that when it was on. And, his voice is so tone deaf sounding, I could never stand to hear him talk for 30 minutes straight.

1328 days ago

Kevin Ellison    

If I was a Billionaire I would buy the show from Warner Brothers and Charlie Sheen would always be Charlie Harper on 2 ½ men. Charlie Sheen would be Charlie Harper for as long he wished to be Charlie Harper. He is a GREAT Actor.

1328 days ago


Keep the show on...send Charlie & Rose on vacation....the cast and show is too good to end.....have Charlie's mom, Evelyn, discover she has a son she has never seen from all her sexual encounters in the past.....the new son is just like Charlie and lives in Charlie's house....John Stamos would be the perfect replacement...please don't end this show....if I see another reality show, I'll have to croak...thanks for listening

1328 days ago
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