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Charlie Sheen: 'Two and a Half Men Will Fail With Ashton Kutcher'

May 14, 2011 (2:34 pm) GMT
Charlie Sheen has poked fun at the news Ashton Kutcher will take his place on sitcom 'Two and a Half Men', insisting the show will fail without him.

was fired from the TV comedy "" in March following a dispute between him and creator/executive producer Chuck Lorre, which became a very nasty public public feud.

was confirmed as his replacement on Friday, May 13, prompting Sheen to take aim at the show and it's new star.

A statement obtained by TMZ.com reads, "Kutcher is a sweetheart and a brilliant comedic performer... Oh wait, so am I!"

"Enjoy the show America. Enjoy seeing a 2.0 in the demo (demographic) every Monday, WB (Warner Bros.)."

And he signs off with a warning to his successor, adding, "Enjoy planet Chuck, Ashton. There is no air, laughter, loyalty, or love there."

Kutcher will join Sheen's former co-stars Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones when the sitcom returns after a lengthy hiatus later this year.

In a statement, Kutcher insists he won't be trying to replace Sheen on the show: "I can't replace Charlie Sheen but I'm going to work my a** off to entertain the hell out of people."

Reports suggest the actor will earn between $800,000 (GBP500,000) and $900,000 (GBP562,500) per episode.

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