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Sheen sells profit rights to ‘Two and a Half Men’, seeks to cut $55,000-a-month child support payment

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlie Sheen has sold his profit participation rights to comedy series “Two and a Half Men” for nearly $27 million.

The figure is included in a document filed Wednesday in Sheen’s divorce from ex-wife Brooke Mueller. The actor is seeking to change the $55,000-a-month he pays in child support he pays for the pair’s twin boys, citing what he calls a significant change in his income.

Sheen’s filing estimates a cut in his monthly income from more than $600,000-a-month down to nearly $167,000 as a result of selling the profit rights to “Men,” which was once television’s highest rated comedy. The filing states Sheen sold the rights within the past year.

Sheen and Mueller ended their marriage in 2011 after less than three years.