Charlie Sheen: "Two and Half Men" is "cursed"

Actors Charlie Sheen, Angus T. Jones and Jon Cryer pose in the press room with the award for Favorite TV Comedy at the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards on Jan. 7, 2009, in Los Angeles. Jason Merritt/Getty

Charlie Sheen has come to the defense of his former "Two and a Half Men" co-star Angus T. Jones.

Sheen, who was publicly fired from the CBS sitcom last year, is speaking out after Jones called the show "filth" and asked viewers to stop watching.

"With Angus's Hale-Bopp-like meltdown, it is radically clear to me that the show is cursed," Sheen told People.

Sheen also threw a verbal jab at "Two and a Half Men" creator Chuck Lorre.

"Obviously, not having been there for some time, the Angus T. Jones that I knew and still love is not the same guy I saw on YouTube yesterday," he told TMZ, adding, "I dare anyone to spend 10 years in the laugh-track that is Chuck Lorre's hive of oppression and not suffer some form of an emotional tsunami."

Sheen, 47, now plays therapist Charlie Goodson on the FX comedy "Anger Management," and has invited Jones to appear on the show, telling ABCNews.com, "My former nephew is welcome at the Goodson Anger Management home anytime."

Jones, 19, issued a statement Tuesday apologizing for the comments he made denouncing "Two and a Half Men."

"I apologize if my remarks reflect me showing indifference to and disrespect of my colleagues and a lack of appreciation of the extraordinary opportunity of which I have been blessed," he said. "I never intended that."

The show, which is currently in its 10th season, stars Jon Cryer as Jones' uptight dad and originally featured Sheen as his hedonistic philandering uncle. Ashton Kutcher joined the cast after Sheen was fired.

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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