Angus T. Jones
The actor rose to fame enjoying Charlie Sheen‘s character’s nephew on the ’00s sitcom Two and a Half Males. In 2012, a video of Jones trashing the comedy, calling it “filth,” surfaced on-line. The footage was from a 15-minute spiritual testimonial for Forerunner Chronicles, an Alabama-based Seventh-day Adventist ministry.
“In the event you watch Two and a Half Males,” the actor says within the video, “please cease watching Two and a Half Males.”
Jones later launched a press release saying, “I apologize if my remarks replicate me exhibiting indifference to and disrespect of my colleagues and a scarcity of appreciation of the extraordinary alternative of which I’ve been blessed. I by no means meant that.”
The actor quickly left the sequence, however returned for the sequence finale in 2015.
In 2014, Jones, who earned a reported $350,000 per episode throughout his closing season as a full-time forged member of Two and a Half Males, instructed Houston TV station KHOU that the present “was making gentle of matters in our world which can be actually issues for lots of people, and I used to be a paid hypocrite as a result of I wasn’t okay with it, however I used to be nonetheless doing it.”
Jones’s final onscreen position got here in 2016, on Louis C.Okay.‘s comedy miniseries Horace & Pete.
Jones went on to attend the College of Colorado at Boulder, residing what he referred to as a “regular existence,” he instructed People in 2016. “I acquired fairly doomsday with my pondering for a very long time, however now I am having enjoyable and having fun with the place I am at,” he added. “I now not really feel like each step I take is on a land mine.”
Additionally in 2016, Jones helped launch the multimedia and occasions manufacturing firm Tonight with Sean “Diddy” Combs‘ son Justin. That yr, Jones mirrored on his performing expertise in an interview with Billboard.
“The group that I started working with on Two and a Half Males have been one of the best,” he stated. “As I’ve gotten older and began to look again and listen to about a few of my buddies which can be doing the performing factor and various things which can be occurring right here and there, I’m now totally understanding what folks meant after they instructed me that Two and a Half Males was among the best jobs ever if not one of the best job ever.”