Charlie Sheen says meltdown was not drug related – Daily TV round-up

Charlie Sheen has said that his public meltdown last year, following his departure from the comedy series 'Two and a Half Men', was not drug related.

Sheen has had previous problems with substance abuse, but when asked on 'The Late Show with David Letterman' whether crack cocaine was involved, he said it was not.

Sheen... meltdown was not due to crack cocaine (Copyright: Rex)

“Here's the confusing part,” he said. “I wish it was crack cocaine. It wish it was an ocean of vodka, a bathtub full of pills.

“It was just my brain was kind of separated into itself. I just had to take a stand for what I know was right.”

Pressed on the matter by veteran host Letterman, and on his previous use of drugs, he added: “Not during the meltdown. During the previous 30 years of my life.”

Sheen's problems began when he publicly and repeatedly criticised 'Two and a Half Men' creator Chuck Lorre, and was eventually sacked from the show.

He then began behaving erratically in public and in interviews, while the media swarmed around his seemingly decadent lifestyle.

He has since started his new series, 'Anger Management' on the FX channel, while Ashton Kutcher took over his job on 'Two and a Half Men'. [Daily Mail]

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