Sheen Back in Rehab; 'Two and A Half Men' on Hiatus
Charlie Sheen, the troubled star of the "Two and a Half Men" sitcom, has taken to rehab one more time. The successful movie and TV star voluntarily checked himself into an undisclosed rehabilitation center earlier today.
Sheen has hit the headlines multiple times in recent years and not always for good news. Between his divorces and partying lifestyle, he's given the tabloids plenty to write about. Unfortunately, he's also given family, friends, industry associates, and fans plenty to worry about as well.
Sheen's representative, Stan Rosenfield, told The Hollywood Reporter that, “He is most grateful to all who have expressed their concern. Mr. Sheen asks that his privacy be respected at this time and that no additional informational will be provided."
As a result of this new development, CBS has placed "Two and Half Men" on hiatus. It's not an unwelcome move. The network has been worried about their prized star for quite a while. In fact, CBS Entertainment Chief Nina Tassler recently admitted to the media that she had a "high level of concern" about the star.
In a statement today, the show's executive producer stated, "... We are profoundly concerned for his health and well-being, and support his decision."
Co-star Jon Cryer told Conan O'Brien this week, "I mean like... I'm checking TMZ, as I do everyday, to know if I have to go to work at all."
While previous stints in rehab have had only short term results for Sheen, everyone is hopeful that this time the help he receives will be lasting.