Jon Cryer on ‘Two and a Half Men’ gay wedding controversy: It ‘surprised us’

Jon Cryer on “Two and a Half Men” gay marriage controversy: “Hopefully we haven't done something too terrible in taste”
“For us it was just a fun, silly idea that some people were taking kind of seriously, so that sort of surprised us,” says Cryer of the plan for Alan to marry Ashton Kutcher”s character. “But at the same time I understand. This is a time when our nation is changing so much. And let's remember, same-sex adoption is still illegal in some states so I can see why people would be nervous about it. And as long as the fight is still being fought they have a right to be sensitive about it.” PLUS: Jon Cryer recalls when Charlie Sheen began going crazy on “Men,” Sheen says “I just think it makes sense” for him to return to “Men,” Cryer recalls being labeled “The Show Killer,” and Conchata Ferrell recalls auditioning for Berta.

Eric Stonestreet fools his Twitter followers by linking to a fake story on “Modern Family”s” cancelation
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“Lost” alum Jorge Garcia plans to chop off his signature long hair
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Watch a supercut of Matthew McConaughey Lincoln car ad parodies
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Watch Prince”s 1st appearance on “SNL” – from 33 years ago
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Watch “Doc McStuffins” featuring singing “Downton Abbey” stars
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What”s with all the “bottom shaming” in “How to Get Away With Murder”?
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Taylor Kitsch has a piece of Tim Riggins” “Friday Night Lights” locker
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Fox developing “Zoobiquity”
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“Major Crimes” books Tuc Watkins
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“CSI: Miami” alum Adam Rodriguez joins “The Night Shift”
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Watch a “House of Cards”-inspired political ad
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Lena Dunham was interviewed by the daughter of “Girls” producer Judd Apatow
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Watch a video showcasing the gay subtext of “Franklin & Bash”
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Check out Jerry O”Connell and Rebecca Romijn as vampires
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