Charlie Sheen VS. Chuck Lorre (Warner Brothers) Timeline
One item doesn’t make news, but the series of event is newsworthy.
- May 13, 2011: Ashton Kutcher replaces Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men.Charlie Sheen predicts the show will bomb.
- April 3, 2011: Charlie Sheen ended his second show with standing ovation in Chicago. (But, show’s still not very good. Tickets are not selling.)
- April 2, 2011: Charlie Sheen was (almost) booed off stage from Detroit Show. Sheen has 19 more cities to tour (22 more shows).
- March 29, 2011: As Charlie Sheen gets ready for his live show in East Coast, several upscale NYC hotels refuse to take Charlie Sheen in.
- March 27, 2011: Tickets for Charlie Sheen’s live show are being sold at below face value. Ticket brokers bought tickets in quantity, but people are not buying them.
- March 22, 2011: Charlie Sheen made surprise appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live
- March 21, 2011: There was a rumor that president of CBS wanted Charlie Sheen back (and let bygones be bygones).
- March 11, 2011: Charlie Sheen announces his live show "My Violent Torpedo of Truth / Defeat Is Not an Option Show." – 20-city, 23-date tour scheduled.
- March 10, 2011: Charlie Sheen’s house was raided by Los Angeles police, to search for weapons.
- March 10, 2011: Charlie Sheen filed a $100 Million lawsuit against Warner Brothers.
- March 7, 2011: CBS and Warner Bros. fired Sheen from Two and a Half Men.
- March 2, 2011: Charlie Sheen set a new Guinness World Record for Twitter as the "Fastest Time to Reach 1 Million Followers"
- February 28, 2011: Charlie Sheen publicly demanded a 50% raise for the show Two and a Half Men. Sheen demanded $3 million per episode. Warner Bros. officially banned Sheen from entering the Warner Bros.’s production lot.
- February 24, 2011: Charlie Sheen made derogatory comments about his boss Chuck Lorre on a radio show. The network canceled the shooting of Two and a Half Men.
- January 28, 2011: Charlie Sheen began undergoing a substance rehabilitation program in his home and CBS announced that Two and a Half Men would go on hiatus
- January 27, 2011: Charlie Sheen was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center by paramedics. Sheen’s representative said the actor was suffering from "severe abdominal pains