Charlie Sheen 'fires Selma Blair'

LYNN ELBER
Last updated 14:59 19/06/2013
Selma Blair

ABRUPT EXIT: Selma Blair is not returning to Charlie Sheen sitcom Anger Management.

Relevant offers

TV & Radio

MKR: US celebrity version opens to lacklustre ratings Walking Dead viewer backlash to season's violence changed plans Donald Trump-themed Law & Order episode in limbo Riverdale: ex- Shortland Streeter KJ Apa admits to hair fear over playing Archie Jane Bowron: TV Review - Our Girl seemlessly shifts from EastEnder to Coro St regular Review: City in the Sky TV aviation series thrills with its behind-the-scenes tour The Project: 'Not the same old song and dance' Sky TV turns television sets across the country into NZ's largest art gallery Sitcom How I Met Your Mother gets slated over Martin Luther King post Graham Kerr: TV's Kiwi Galloping Gourmet now moves at a slower pace

Selma Blair is making a sudden exit from the Charlie Sheen sitcom Anger Management.

In a statement, producer Lionsgate says the actress won't be returning to the FX comedy. The company says it wishes her "the very best" but has no further comment.

Blair's departure comes while the comedy is about halfway through completing its 90-episode order from FX.

TMZ reports Sheen personally fired Blair after hearing she was complaining about his work ethic behind his back.

The actress's publicist didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Sheen's manager, Mark Burg, declined comment, as did FX.

The sitcom represents Sheen's TV series comeback after he was fired from CBS' Two and a Half Men in 2011 after clashing with producers.

Sheen has an ownership stake in Anger Management.

Blair played a therapist and colleague to Sheen's character on the show. Sunday is her 41st birthday.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content