Two and a Half Men star issues apology to staff, neglects to address ‘filth’ remark
What a difference a day makes.
On Monday, Angus T. Jones, the “Two and a Half Men” star who represents the latter “Half” of the show’s title, proclaimed in a YouTube video that his show was “filth” and urged fans to quit watching it.
By Tuesday night, he released a statement apologizing to the cast and crew of the program that has earned him millions of dollars and worldwide fame, according to People.
“Without qualification, I am grateful to and have the highest regard and respect for all of the wonderful people on ‘Two and a Half Men’ whom I have worked [with] and over the past ten years who have become an extension of my family,” said Jones.
He also expressed appreciation for Chuck Lorre, the seasoned producer and creator of the show. Lorre holds a large presence in Hollywood as one of the minds behind the CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory” and an executive producer of “Mike and Molly.”
Jones concluded his statement by saying, “I apologize if my remarks reflect me showing indifference to and disrespect of my colleagues and a lack of appreciation of the extraordinary opportunity of which I have been blessed. I never intended that.”
While the display of gratitude is certainly convincing, he didn’t once remark about the show’s content, or recant his previous position that “Two and a Half Men” is a “deceptive” enemy where an actor “cannot be a true God-fearing person and be on a television show like that.”
American audiences may still be waiting for someone from the show to finally apologize for its consistently bad writing and tired story lines.
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