EXCLUSIVE: Charlie Sheen’s Lawyer: ‘We’re Suing’

Charlie Sheen’s lawyer has told RadarOnline.com the embattled Hollywood actor intends to file a lawsuit against Warner Bros. Television and Two and a Half Men creator Chuck Lorre after their stunning decision to fire him.

Powerhouse Hollywood attorney Marty Singer declared: “Warner Bros. position is ridiculous.”

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Singer was delivered a termination letter shortly before 2pm PST on Monday in which Warner Bros. said its $2 million-an-episode star “engaged in dangerously self-destructive conduct and appears to be very ill.”

Responding to those claims, a defiant Singer said: “We will proceed with our claims against Chuck Lorre and Warner Bros. Nothing has changed in terms of that.”

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Last week, Singer fired off a blistering five-page letter to CBS and Warner. Bros. in which he threatened litigation, asserting that Sheen’s contract was violated.

Sheen  threatened the companies with a lawsuit if Sheen isn’t paid the full amount for the rest of this season and declared his client was ready to work next season too.

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Sheen is expected to demand payment for the ninth season of the sitcom, in a lawsuit which has yet to be filed.

“Last year, they told Sheen he could plead guilty to a felony and still do the show,” said Singer.

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“Now they are just upset because they say he disparaged Chuck Lorre.

“We intend to file suit against Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre and everyone involved.”

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Warner Bros. decision to fire its biggest star came after months of headlines, in which he was hospitalized twice and questioned by police over an incident involving a high-priced escort at New York’s The Plaza Hotel.

Two weeks ago, Sheen declared himself clean of drugs after undergoing treatment for drug and alcohol addiction at his Beverly Hills home.

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He demanded that the studio start filming Two and a Half Men again.

“Part of their position is that they wanted Charlie to go to an outside rehab facility,” Singer said.

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“He did rehab at home. He is clean. He takes drug tests twice a week. It’s a ridiculous position they are taking and it is all for Chuck Lorre.

“They never put Lorre in breach and he refused to finish the season.”


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