Charlie Sheen caused a huge media scandal when he was kicked off the hit sitcom Two and a Half Men. He played the role of "Charlie Harper" from 2007 until early 2011. After being fired, he was completely erased from script and replaced by the award-winning actor Ashton Kutcher. Click on to find out more about why Charlie was fired from Two and a Half Men.
Charlie was warned several times for insulting the lead producer of Two and a Half Men, Chuck Lorre. His actions were mainly due to his drug and alcohol abuse which eventually lead to him being kicked off the show after expressing antisemitic slurs against the show's creator. He was almost immediately replaced by the very popular Ashton Kutcher - suddenly, the lead character was not "Charlie Harper" but a strange billionaire called "Walden Schmidt".
Criminal Minds star Thomas Gibson had to leave the crime drama after 12 seasons of being on the show. He played Special Agent "Aaron Hotchner" for almost the entirety of the show´s current lifespan until hell broke loose on set. Click on to find out what exactly happened on the set of the beloved crime series.
During a fight on set, Gibson allegedly lost control and kicked Virgil Williams one of the script writers. Since this was not Gibson's first violent offense on the set of Criminal Minds, the producers had no choice but to let one of the leading stars go.
Shannen Doherty has, in fact, been fired twice from two different TV shows. In 1990, Doherty got her big breakthrough with her role on the hit TV series Beverly Hills, 90210. She was fired four years later after constant fighting with the rest of her co-stars. Click on to find out which other series Doherty has been fired from.
During her second leading role in a series, Shannen still was't able to play nice with the people working with her. The scandal began after Doherty managed to get a leading role in the series Charmed in 1998. Not only was she not able to get along with co-star Alyssa Milano, she even went so far as to start fighting with the producer of the popular TV show. Doherty was fired after the third season of the show.
Isaiah Washington was kicked off the hit show Grey's Anatomy back in 2007 allegedly because he was spreading homophobic rumors directed towards co-star T.R. Knight during the third season of the show. After Isaiah apologized to his colleague, everything seemed like water under the bridge. Click on to find out why Washington was still fired from the show.
In 2007, Isaiah - once again - voiced derogatory remarks about his homosexual colleague during the Golden Globe Award ceremony. His network could not tolerate his behavior so they decided not to extend his existing contract and he left Grey's Anatomy after the third season.
Even Lisa Bonet had to leave a TV show due to problems with producers. In 1984, she was given the role of "Denise Huxtable" in the legendary sitcom The Cosby Show, at the young age of 17. Throughout the show, she developed a rebellious personality which did not sit well with the producers of the hit sitcom. Click on to find out more about Lisa's outrage on set.
Bonet's sex scene in the psycho thriller Angel Heart and her sudden engagement to the Rockstar Lenny Kravitz caused an outrage on the set of The Cosby Show. After lengthy arguments with the producers, she was ultimately let go in 1991.
Robert Downey Jr. was fired from the show Ally McBeal back in 2001 due to drug charges placed against the young actor at the time. Even though Robert received a Golden Globe Award for his role in the show, his repeated drug abuse and the prison sentence that followed, was too much to handle for the producers of Ally McBeal. Nevertheless, Robert was not the only one who got fired from he popular TV show....
Lisa Nicole Carson was kicked off the after 8 years of being on the hit TV show Ally McBeal. The actress went down the same road as her colleague at the time, Robert Downey Jr. She was also fired from the show due to drug abuse. Carson had to leave the cast of the hospital soap Emergency Room as well because of similar allegations. After leaving, she decided to go to rehab...
Nicolette Sheridan's character on the hit series Desperate Housewives got the unhappiest of endings during her run on the show. "Eddie Britt" was painlessly killed off in a car crash during the sixth season of the show. Sheridan wasn't very amused by her fictional death and even decided to file a case against the producers of the show. Go to the next picture to find out why "Eddie" indirectly got kicked off the show...
In court, Sheridan claimed that she was fired from the show after having a personal falling out between her and the series creator Marc Cherry. Having said this, Cherry responded by claiming that Sheridan had behaved in an unprofessional manor on set. Actions such as being tardy, not knowing her lines, and even her fighting with co stars where only some of reasons Cherry decided to remove Sheridan from the show.