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Charlie Sheen tells 'Good Morning America' he will show up for work despite suspension of 'Two and a Half Men'

Sheen Charlie Sheen says that he is 100% clean and plans to show up for work on the set of "Two and a Half Men," despite the fact that CBS suspended the show, the actor told "Good Morning America" on Friday through a series of text messages.

Sheen also said he's thinking about switching channels to HBO, where he plans to star in his own show called "Sheen's Corner." HBO says there’s no truth to Sheen’s claim.

The actor's text messages to "Good Morning America" arrived shortly after he addressed his suspension Thursday night in an open letter obtained by TMZ. The letter found him continuing his ongoing attacks on the show's executive producer Chuck Lorre, referred to by Sheen as "Haim Levine," in an apparent slur against Lorre, who was born Charles Michael Levine. 

"What does this say about Haim Levine after he tried to use his words to judge and attempt to degrade me," Sheen wrote. "I gracefully ignored this folly for 177 shows. I fire back once and this contaminated little maggot can't handle my power and can't handle the truth. I wish him nothing but pain in his silly travels especially if they wind up in my octagon. Clearly I have defeated this earthworm with my words -- imagine what I would have done with my fire breathing fists. I urge all my beautiful and loyal fans who embraced this show for almost a decade to walk with me side-by-side as we march up the steps of justice to right this unconscionable wrong."

--Melissa Maerz


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Wheeeew Charlie!!! I guess when you make that kind of dough, you can afford some powerful kind of crack!

He sounds crazy in that open letter. Is he having a psychotic episode right in front of us?

Ashton Kutcher is not allowed to play with the adults. His mommy won't let him. Are you kidding? Ashton replace Charlie? Wow, you must be on drugs.

Ok. I've never seen the TV show. I know nothing about Mr. Sheen's importance to it. I wish he would keep quiet, because every time he opens his mouth he makes a fool of himself.

To be honest I think the best thing for him is not to have that show. This way he can consentrate on getting well. After he does get well he is an talented actor and there are many things he can do. For whatever reason he is on a self destructive path. I am realy hoping he does get help for himself before there is a very sad ending to this story. I truley hope things do get better. We have no business judging him because we never have walked in his shoes.

I am a bit embarrassed but am in secret support of him..... teflon charlie, nothing sticks..... nice to have someone telling the boss to f off

What a sad sack of a crackhead.

Not only is he delusional, he looks like a middle-aged woman. Can we be done now, please?

Another embarrassing episode(s) by yet, another, Liberal Hollywood brat. When will Hollywood have the backbone to stand up to these celebrity pukes...??

Heck Charlie you are going to give up on $1.2 per show. Your not the sharpest knife in the drawer.

The show can have me for a fraction of that pay too. Anyone have the
phone # for Mr. Lorre?

Who cares about Charlie SHeen, Lohan or anyone else? They pretend to be other people for a living. how about shifting your collective Hollywood-focused attention to the real world, people? Like the government in your city & state> Natural distasters (New Zealand), USA, Haiti. Your own federal government. Maybe even your unemployed neighbor down the street. All of these things have much more of a direct impact on your life than what goes on inside the "boob tube" aptly named because anyone who watches more than 30 minutes of it a day is truly a boob.

Instead of worrying about Mr. $2M an episode, how about getting your earthquake supply kit together so that when the BIG ONE hits CA, you won't be waiting for government aid...but can be self-sufficient for a month or so.

Rizzo is the only one that has it easy in the event of a BIG earthquake in So. Cal. He can live off his own girth for at least a year or two by my calculations.

I see Sheen doing well after this. The industry is plagued by corrupt people like Lorre. Charlie appears to have a substance abuse issue but that does not excuse the behavior of Lorre - it is an entirely independent matter.

I think they should just send his character on the show to "rehab" to explain his absence and carry on. It's not like he is even acting on the show, he is just playing a tamer version of himself.

He's the new Mel.

oh you sound so sober....

Give 'em both knives and watch 'em circle. This is fun.

Another celebrity who believes they are the center of the universe. Based on Charlie's rants, seems he and Mel Gibson have a few things in common. Your in great company Charlie, keep up the good work. I'm sure your career will go the way of Mel's. The sooner, the better.

Lets stop enabling Charlie to live this lifestyle (we pay his salary with our attention) then and only then can he begin to get help.

Hey here's comeback idea for Charlie -- a remake of "Design For Living" with Charlie, Mel Gibson and Lindsay Lohan. Werner Herzog would direct cause it'll have to be a documentary as the stars are too bombed (or bored) to learn lines. John Galliano can do the costumes.

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