Nellie Andreeva

Two years after his infamous meltdown that led to his firing from hit CBS comedy Two And A Half Men, Charlie Sheen was back on the broadcast network last night for a guest appearance on Late Show With David Letterman to promote his new series, FX’s Anger Management. Sheen had been away because of a ban imposed by CBS, Letterman noted. “It’s nice to be back in the CBS family, even as a foster child,” Sheen said, adding, “They’re nice until they fire you.”

Sheen got nostalgic, saying that he would like to appear on the final episode of Men. Reminded that his character was killed off, Sheen quipped: “I am dead. But so is the show.”

The interview once again dissected Sheen’s 2011 meltdown, or as Sheen called it “meltforward.” Asked whether cocaine was a factor, Sheen said, “Not during the meltdown” before adding, “During the previous 30 years, sure.”

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