Charlie Sheen gave his side of the Selma Blair story during an appearance on the Jay Leno show.
Charlie Sheen has denied that a rift between himself and actress Selma Blair led to her being fired from hit FX show Anger Management. In June, it was confirmed that Blair was leaving the sitcom though reports suggested she had grown tired of Sheen's erratic behaviour on set.
Fast-forward to last night's (12 Sept.) Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Sheen - whose no stranger to controversy - had a very different story to tell. When the subject of Selma came up, he told Leno that her character was written out of the show because it was moving in a different direction.
"One of our primary characters, Selma Blair, who played Kate, was written out because [the show] was not about our relationship, and the problem was too many people were still excited about the Two and a Half [Men] character and thinking the Anger Management character was a little dull," Sheen explained.
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Charlie Sheen got rid of Selma Blair, and has already chosen her replacement.
Described as a "brilliant psychologist whose recent divorce, fondness for alcohol and wild mood swings turn Charlie's life into an emotional rollercoaster," Bundy's character will make her debut this year. She begins shooting this week, according to industry publication The Wrap.
The actress is probably best known for playing Shelby on The CW's 'Hart of Dixie,' though also played a recurring role on CBS' How I Met Your Mother and appeared on the day-time soap Guiding Light.
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