‘2.5 Men’s Angus T. Jones Slams Show As “Filth”, Urges Viewers To “Stop Watching”
Here we go again… On Two And A Half Men, Angus T. Jones‘ character was always looking up to his uncle, played by Charlie Sheen. Now Jones is emulating Sheen in real life with a tirade bashing the racy sitcom. “If you watch Two And A Half Men, please stop watching Two And A Half Men,” the religious teenager says in a testimonial for Forerunner Christian Church (see the video below). “I’m on Two And A Half Men, and I don’t want to be on it. Please stop watching it, and filling your head with filth…. If I am doing any harm, I don’t want to be here. I don’t want to be contributing to the (Satan’s) plan,” says Jones, who has become very serious about his faith in the past several months. “You cannot be a true God-fearing person and be on a television show like that. I know I can’t. I’m not OK with what I’m learning, what the Bible says and being on that television show.”
Jones, who earns more than $300,000 an episode, goes on to warn people about the impact of television and shows like Men. “People say it’s just entertainment,” he says. ”Do some research on the effects of television and your brain, and I promise you you’ll have a decision to make when it comes to television, especially with what you watch.” CBS and Warner Bros TV, which produces Men, had no comment. Jones, whose character is in the Army, does not appear in every episode of the show this season and is not scheduled to be in the two slated to film before Men goes on a winter break.
During his public 2011 meltdown that led to his firing from Men, Sheen called the show “dribble” and “pukefest” among other things. After a slow start on Thursday, the veteran comedy has been solid for the last few weeks, posting season high ratings with its most recent original. Men as well as its stars Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer and Jones have no deals beyond this season, the show’s 10th. The sitcom made Jones, who just turned 19, the highest paid child actor on TV. As an adult, he still is among the biggest sitcom earners.