Angus T. Jones to Return to TWO AND A HALF MEN This Week
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by TV News Desk
Following his controversial religious remarks about the CBS sitcom, calling it "filth," Jones had reportedly stepped away from the series for a bit of a hiatus, not appearing in any new episodes (except via Skype - his character's in the army.) That's all about to change come Monday.
Deadline reports that Emmy-winner Jaime Pressly has also struck a deal to appear as a 'cougar' love-interest for Jones' 'Jake' in that upcoming episode. As of now, the site reports there is a chance for Pressly to land a recurring role.
"He's part of our show. He's part of our family. We love him," Lorre said. "He's 19, man. Cut him some slack."
But Jones' comments weren't only water under the bridge. Lorre sort of agreed with him.
"I can't really disagree with him - the show's kind of filthy," Lorre quipped. "What he said wasn't wrong... We hope it's funny, as well."
Jones' original comments were made in an interview between him and the Forerunner Christian Church. The actor maintained that the comedy goes against his "Christian values."
In the video he says:
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