It looks like it's down to one and a half men.
Charlie Sheen's very public downward spiral bottomed out yesterday as Warner Bros. announced that the star has been canned from his leading role on CBS' "Two and a Half Men" — and his attorney said he's going to sue.
"Warner Bros. Television has terminated Charlie Sheen’s services on 'Two and a Half Men' effective immediately," the company said. "No decision has been made about the future of the show."
Sheen's attorney said he plans to sue Warner Bros., CBS and the show's creator, Chuck Lorre, adding that he thought Lorre was behind the ouster.
According to a letter TMZ.com said Warner Bros. sent to Sheen's attorney, the 45-year-old actor was fired for being "engaged in dangerously self-destructive conduct and appears to be very ill." It noted that the highest paid actor on TV — Sheen earned $2 million per episode — committed a felony involving "moral turpitude."
In a statement, Sheen said it was "very good news."
"They continue to be in breach, like so many whales," Sheen said. "Now I can take all of their bazillions, never have to look at whatshisc--k again and I never have to put on those silly shirts for as long as this warlock exists in the terrestrial dimension."
The firing comes after months of bizarre behavior from Sheen, including coke-fueled hotel rampages, prostitution and porn-star binges, a record-setting Twitter account and an outrageous media blitz.
Last month, the network pulled the plug on the final eight episodes of the show this season after an alleged crack-and-porn-star binge at Sheen’s Beverly Hills mansion and a rant in which he called Lorre a "stupid … little man" and a "punk."
Today, Sheen is due in family court to battle with soon-to-be ex-wife Brooke Mueller, 33, over custody of their 23-month-old twin sons. Authorities removed the boys from the home Sheen has been sharing with his two “goddess” gal pals who were helping the party animal care for them.
CBS, Sheen's agents and attorney didn’t return calls for comment.