You wouldn’t blame Two and a Half Men creator Chuck Lorre if his announcement the Ashton Kutcher would replace wayward star Charlie Sheen on television’s top-rated comedy were an elaborate practical joke – especially after the verbal barrage of insults hurled at Lorre by Sheen over the past several weeks. “I can’t replace Charlie Sheen but I’m going to work my ass off to entertain the hell out of people!” Kutcher said in a press statement announcing the deal. Sheen told TMZ upon hearing the news, ““Kutcher is a sweetheart and a brilliant comedic performer … Oh wait, so am I!” Sheen added later via Twitter: ““#Winning Congrats to the cast and crew…CBS & WB..! My best to @aplusk!! [Kutcher’s Twitter handle] The show must go on… You got the right guy! c.”