TMZ reports that a plea deal has been reached in Charlie Sheen‘s assault trial. According to the site, the Two And A Half Men star will serve 30 days (though really more like 15) in an Aspen prison for attacking wife Brooke Mueller with a knife last Christmas. It was reported earlier that Sheen was deciding between the jail term or two years’ probation—and it looks like Sheen decided to take his prison lumps than risk a more severe sentence if he got in trouble again. Knowing Sheen’s history, the odds of him screwing up again were pretty good.
Neither the star nor his wife have commented on the alleged agreement, with tabloids long rumoring that Sheen and Mueller are separated in all but name, thanks to his fondness for drugs, hookers and fake mustaches. You might think the stigma of serving a jail term for domestic abuse would be strong for a successful sitcom actor, but Sheen has not only kept his gig with Two And Half Men but scored an even sweeter contract with the network, making him the highest paid actor on television. No word on whether Charlie will get those special smoking privileges he wanted.
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