"It was difficult for me to be on the show and be part of something that was making light of topics in our world where there are really problems for a lot of people," Jones said on Houston's KHOU TV. "I was a paid hypocrite because I wasn't OK with it and I was still doing it."
In 2012, a video surfaced online as part of a taped testimonial for the religious organization Forerunner Chronicles. In the video, Jones called Two and a Half Men "filth" and urged viewers not to watch so he would no longer have to work on the show. Jones later issued an apology, not for his statements about the show specifically, but if his comments offended any members of the show's cast and crew. When Men was renewed for Season 11, CBS announced Jones would not be returning full-time. Amber Tamblyn then joined the series as Charlie Harper's (Charlie Sheen) long-lost daughter.
While Jones is happy to have left the show, he does admit that he regrets taking a potshot at Men creator Chuck Lorre. "That's his baby, and I just totally insulted his baby and to that degree I am apologetic, but otherwise I don't regret saying what I said," Jones said.
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