Charlie Sheen is being sued for almost $300,000.
The former ‘Two and a Half Men’ star has an outstanding balance of $287,879.28 on his Platinum American Express card and the company has taken legal action against him, TMZ reports.
Blaming the situation on a former business manager, he told the website: “If I was AMEX, I’d be suing me too!!”
This is the latest financial issue for Charlie, who has filed documents asking to have his $55,000 a month child support payments to both of his ex-wives drastically reduced as his wealth isn’t what it once was.
He said he was making $613,000 per month while working on ‘Two and a Half Man’, which he left in 2011, and though he sold his rights to the show for a staggering $26,750,000, he claimed he cannot keep up with the monthly payments to Brooke Mueller, mother of his twins Bob and Max, seven, because he is now earning an average of $87, 384.
Charlie, 50, admitted earlier this year he was keen to have the amounts he paid to Brooke and another of his ex-wives, Denise Richards – the mother of his daughters Sam, 11, and Lola, 10 – reduced from $55,000 a month as he felt it was no longer realistic.
He said: “We came up with a number a long time ago and I had a great job and everybody was living large. and that’s not the case right now, but there’s still that expectation to still keep paying this kind of money.
“At some point you just can’t justify it, especially when there’s no gratitude behind it. None. I would send somebody flowers every hour if I got that kind of dough tax free.”
The Hamilton Spectator | Photo: The Winnipeg Free Press
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