Cheers & Jeers: Kutcher in the Wry
Two and a Half Men
Cheers to Ashton Kutcher for writing what he knows.
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The Internet maven and estranged husband shared story credit (with exec producer Chuck Lorre) on a standout episode of Two and a Half Men dealing with social-media investing and bitter divorces. In it, Kutcher's Walden Schmidt lost control of his company after his vengeful ex-wife allied with his mother to outvote him on the board. Walden appointed Alan (Jon Cryer) to the board and ensured his loyalty by putting his name on the deed to the beach house, smartly silencing any questions as to why he's still allowed to live there.
The episode made good use of guests Judy Greer (a possible Oscar contender for her role in The Descendants) and Mimi Rogers (who also knows a thing or two about divorce, as Tom Cruise's first ex-wife) as Walden's ex and mom, respectively. It's been a good year for Kutcher so far; MTV officially announced on New Year's Day that it's reviving his production company's prank show Punk'd, albeit with a different guest host each week, starting March 19. Who says there's a Two and a Half Men curse?
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