Rob Lowe is attracting a lot of interest today courtesy of his name being pulled from the hat to replace Charlie Sheen in Two and a Half Men. Lowe is seen as an ideal replacement for the ailing Sheen, although whether that’s a compliment or not remains to be seen.
Robe Lowe shot to stardom in the 1980’s as part of the famous Brat Pack which includes names like Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy and Demi Moore. He starred in John Hughes classic St. Elmo’s Fire and was considered a Hollywood Heart throb.
Sheen was removed from his role in Two and a Half Men after continuous abuse directed towards the show’s producer Chuck Lorre and he has since embarked on a crazed and deluded journey into self-promotion through the medium of public stupidity.
CBS/Warner Bros finally called time on his part in the show, citing his personal problems and instability as the main reasons.
Prior to his sacking Warner Bros. suspended filming while Sheen attended rehab in January but his return to work was problematic and Sheen’s rehab stint appears to have been largely unsuccessful.
The details of Lowe’s proposed contract are as yet unknown but it’s thought he won’t be earning anywhere near the estimated $2 million per episode that Sheen was bringing home.
Lorre has contacted Lowe’s management with regards to him taking the part although Lowe, who currently appears on NBC’s Parks and Recreation has made no comment regarding Two and a Half Men.
Sheen on the other hand has continued to comment publicly and was last seen Tuesday night on the roof of a Beverly Hills home waving a machete and drinking from a bottle labelled ‘Tiger Blood’.
Onlookers heard him shouting ‘Free at last! Free at last!’
If only we were of him.
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