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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Two and a Half Men: Soon to be two?

(Photo by Enoch Lau)
Although "two's company," it seems as though Two and a Half might be getting a tad crowded.  That's because Angus T. Jones, who has played the son of one of the "Two Men" for nine years, has recently been proclaiming the show to be permeated with "filth."

A Reuters article explains that Jones' "new-found religious beliefs" and "Bible studies made him uncomfortable with the risqué humor that marks one of the most-watched comedies on U.S. television." Perhaps it's his character's recent fling with "temptress" Miley Cyrus that pushed him over the moral (but not fiscal – Jones reputedly makes $350,000 per episode) cliff… 

In any event, Jones' beliefs are now being somewhat associated with those of his alleged "spiritual mentor"
Christopher Hudson.  Hudson - sometimes referred to as a Seventh-day Adventist pastor, but who calls
himself "The Forerunner" - has been reported by The Daily Beast to hold these views:  the rapper Jay-Z is a "devil-worshipping Freemason," Obama's health-care plan is a "carbon copy" of Hitler's, and in the aftermath
of Hurricane Sandy "Your baby may start looking like a chicken wing."

The Daily Beast further explains that "Jones seems to have no qualms about Hudson's extremist views."  The
Seventh-day Adventist Church, on the other hand, might.  One of the Church's official spokesmen, George Johnson, recently described Hudson as "an independent ministry, not a pastor" who has "no official ordinance or title with the church." reports that although Jones considers himself to be a "paid hypocrite," he nevertheless "has no plans to get out of his contract."  It remains to be seen, however, what plans others may have…


Copyright November 28, 2012 by Linda Van Slyke   All Rights Reserved

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