Charlie Sheen Sued In Conspiracy Case. Charlie Sheen is being sued in a conspiracy case that involves Two and a Half Men. The actor allegedly derailed an attempt to replace his former character, Charlie, with his estranged uncle on the television series.
The suit claims that not only Charlie Sheen, but his father and mother conspired to “interfere and restrain” Chuck Lorre from replacing Charlie with Joe Estevez — Charlie’s estranged uncle. The suit claims the plan was either to have Joe replace Charlie or appear in a spin-off of the sitcom, titled “Uncle Joe.” In addition, the suit claims that Charlie, Martin and Janet conspired to kill a proposed reality show titled “About the Sheens.”
The plaintiff in the case is attorney Ed Meyer, who worked as Joe’s manager — Joe is not a named plaintiff. Meyer tells TMZ he was Joe’s business partner in the reality show. Meyer says he’s now estranged from Joe.
The suit seeks at least $20 million in damages. Chuck Lorre is a writer, director, producer and composer. He has created many American sitcoms, including Two and a Half Men, Grace Under Fire, Cybill, Dharma & Greg, and The Big Bang Theory. In addition, he serves as executive producer of the sitcom Mike & Molly which premiered in September 2010.
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