November 28, 2012 |
Angus T. Jones, the "Half" on CBS's "Two and a Half Men," wants us to know how sorry he is if we misunderstood him when he described as "filth" the show that's paying him millions of dollars a year, and begged people to stop watching it. Also weighing in Wednesday on Jones's biting of the hand that feeds him — you know this one's coming: "Men's" 2011 career-killer Charlie Sheen, who said it is impossible for anyone to spend 10 years in show creator...
November 28, 2012 |
The teenage star of "Two and a Half Men" apologized Tuesday (Nov. 27) for calling his show unbiblical "filth" and encouraging people not to watch it during a videotaped testimony about his conversion to Seventh-day Adventism. Angus T. Jones, who has starred in the salacious sitcom since he was 10, said he considers the cast and crew "an extension of my family. " "I apologize if my remarks reflect me showing indifference to and disrespect of my colleagues and a lack of appreciation of the...
September 17, 2012 |
Katie Couric finished first among new daytime talk shows during its premiere week, early stats suggest. "Katie's" week, which started big before taking a spill, ended strong Friday with a Jennifer Lopez interview. (Couric got J-Lo to comment on the new "American Idol" judging panel by incorrectly assuring her that Fox had confirmed the names — which Fox did not do until Sunday). But "Katie" finished No. 4 among all syndicated daytime talk shows. The top spot...
August 8, 2012 |
A onetime D.C. police commander whose unit was involved in a controversial high-speed police escort for actor Charlie Sheen has filed a multimillion-dollar civil suit against city officials, claiming that he was demoted after testifying against his superiors at a D.C. Council hearing on the incident. D.C. police Capt. Hilton B. Burton sued the District, Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier, and assistant chiefs Lamar Greene and Alfred Durham for "infliction of emotional distress.
July 16, 2012 |
Superheroes are not above the earthly pitfalls that afflict the likes of Charlie Sheen , Lindsay Lohan and the rest of the human race. At least that's the case in William Segal and Brendan Snow's musical at the Capital Fringe Festival, "Superhero Celebrity Rehab. " The show's gold-spandex-clad protagonist, Supernova, has a cocaine habit that gets in the way of his ability to deftly dispatch villains. The snorting savior routine lands him in Origins, a rehab facility for superheroes with...
June 27, 2012 |
I could never work up much of a theory about Charlie Sheen's whatever-it-was — flameout? Rebirth? That saga seemed to explain itself easily enough through the available gossip: a lot of money, a lot of substances, perhaps mental illness. (Banal explanations, but there you go.) What was trickier to decipher was the whole celebratory fervor — the re-tweeting, the interviews, the concert tour; watching Sheen's fans and admirers surf giddily in the wake of his diatribes and unhappy departure from CBS's...