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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.

Here's the rub.  Warner Bros. claims they fired Charlie for cause, nullifying the contract. 

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Charlie is so messed up and thinks he is invincible. I have seen this behavior in drug addicts before and what always happens is some major tragedy that humbles them. Poor Charlie is heading for a very rough time for all his actions. Whether he gets the money or not really will not matter, because life has a way of slamming you when you get this arrogant and reckless.

1290 days ago


Have not really watched Charlies recent TV series totally, but have watched him in several other movies. I have to say that I really liked Charliein the movies I have seen. So what the heck has happened to Chatlie all of a sudden? He is on a down hill slide! I pray that he gets the proper help!
He will always be one of my favorites.

1290 days ago


This is a great show with a great cast and great writers . Charlie has lived up to his character . What man wouldn't love to die under a stack of porn stars . Get real ! He is a great performer . There is NO show without him . I just started watching this show in the past 6 months and can't believe what I was missing . Best show since "Soap" or "All in the Family" . CBS is a bunch of "boobs", they turned out their "cash cow". Their probably going to replace with another lame reality show . I am truly glad I have cable , nothing on the three major networks anymore .

1290 days ago


Charlie Sheen is a self-indulgent brat suffering from a severe case of arrested development. He deserved to be fired. He had a dream job making what most people can only dream of, and, yet, he chose throw it all away. Grow up!

1290 days ago


Either way he's toast... I'm glad they are getting rid of him.. sick of hearing about him and would not watch the show if they let him return.... My concern is for the children.. not some drug addicted adult putting his needs first!! Send him to real rehab! And place the children someplace safe.

1290 days ago


This clown may be rich in money, but weak completely otherwise. An aging guy who can't get over the fact and is turning into an idiotic self parody with a way overblown ego. Somebody please put this dolt away for good.

1290 days ago


Am I alone or does it strike anybody else as downright wrong to have Michael Fox and Charlie Sheens names in the same sentence. They are absolute polar opposites.

1290 days ago


Good bye, Charlie and good riddance!

1290 days ago


I hate to see the show dumbed, but DUMP THE DAMN SHOW

1290 days ago


If he really made a million off of each ep.We the veiwers got ripped off.By such non sence

1290 days ago


leave him alone
he didnt do anything

1290 days ago

Laurie Gaulin    

I think Charlie does need help with addiction. Never mind the show. With his problem with drugs and alchol, he does need medical attention if he would like to see his kids back. He has to do this for his kids as well as for himself. His kids are going to grow up and look at there dad and they probably will not want to be around him. I read every ones concern for Charlie. But there is one think for sure, he does need help and I wish he would go and get help. I watch his show too.

1290 days ago


Druggie-loadie Charlie thinks he is as qualified as Michael Fox? Charlie would not qualify to be a zit on Michael's ass. Get this mothers pashon accident off my AOL screen......foever AND don't substitute Lindsay's in its place---- let them OD and get OFF this planet---they are no longer a part of the human race. Warner brothers should slide Charlie some laced meth---that would take care of EVERYONE'S PROBLEM!!!!

1290 days ago


I sincerely doubt if many of the show's original fans would still be interested in the show continuing now after all this druggy ruckus.

1290 days ago


TV news video clip showing Charlie Sheen aka the white washed version "OJ Simpson" on a rooftop carrying a machete...All we need to see is this wife beater drug user/dealer alky driving a Bronco down a Califorina Highway doing 35 tweeting and twittering all while using a cellcam to broadcast his conceited ass plus a nearby cliff to drive his car over like he normally does

1290 days ago
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