'He's doing the best he can. I don't feel bad for him': Charlie Sheen discusses Ashton Kutcher's Two and a Half Men Emmy snub on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
14:32 GMT, 20 July 2012
He was replaced by Ashton Kutcher on Two and a Half Men following his very public breakdown last year.
But Charlie Sheen doesn't have any sympathy for the star being snubbed in the 2012 Emmy Award nominations.
Ashton was passed over in the Lead Actor in a Comedy category for his co-star Jon Cryer, and Charlie – who was nominated for the gong on four occasions – thinks the snub would have been a definite 'kick in the teeth'.
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Charlie discussed Ashton Kutcher's Emmy nomination snub as he appeared on the US chat show
Appearing on US chat show Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Charlie explained: 'He's a sweet man, he's doing the best he can.
'When I heard about him I felt bad for a couple of seconds and then not so bad any more. That would have been a kick in the teeth.'
But the 46-year-old actor, who was fired from the comedy series in March 2011, had nothing but praise for his former co-star Jon, despite their somewhat turbulent past.
Normal: Charlie insists his home life is 'mellow' nowadays following his public meltdown last year
'That man is a genius. He deserves it,' he said.
Charlie is now starring in new series, Anger Management, and explained it's a real family affair, with even his Hollywood legend father, Martin Sheen, making a brief appearance.
He told Jimmy Kimmel: 'Ramon, my brother, my sister Renee, my dad Martin, my ex-wife Denise, my nephew Taylor… they all worked on it. My mom stops by occasionally.
Big screen comeback: Charlie told Jimmy Kimmel he has just finished filming scenes as the President of the United States in Robert Rodriguez film, Machete Kills
'It just worked out. I got the job and everyone else was jobless and asked if they could join.'
Elsewhere, the actor is portraying the President of the United States in new movie Machete Kills, and joked that it was his ideal first day in the office.
'Today I flew home from Austin, Texas, where I was playing the President in Machete Kills with Robert Rodriguez,' he explained. 'I was there for one day and I drank, I swore, I smoked, I put a hit on a guy, I killed a bad guy and I had sex with four women. Great first day in the office!'
Reality show Charlie admitted the 'mystery' surrounding his life would be over if he agreed to star in a fly on the wall series
After having had two live-in 'goddesses' residing in his Los Angeles home for a period last year, Charlie admitted he now has 'nothing' going on in the romance stakes.
And the star ruled out appearing in his own reality TV show, as he explained his home is now too 'normal' for it to be interesting.
'The mystery would be over if I did that, man,' he said. 'It's a pretty mellow, pretty normal house. There's kids, there's animals… my kids and animals.
'My parents are there a lot and it's just a really nice vibe there.'
'Sweet man': Charlie thinks Ashton Kutcher (pictured with Jon Cryer) is doing the 'best he can' when it comes to his role in Two and a Half Men
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