Inside Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kutcher's Backstage Emmys Meeting

Entertainment Sep. 19, 2011 AT 9:27AM
Inside Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kutcher's Backstage Emmys Meeting Credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/WireImage.com; Amanda Edwards/WireImage.com

Awkward -- or not?

Backstage at Sunday's Emmy Awards at the Staples Center in L.A., Charlie Sheen introduced himself to Ashton Kutcher -- his replacement on Two and a Half Men.

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Sheen, 46, shook hands with a visibly nervous Kutcher, 33 -- and then Tweeted about it, naturally.

"Giving the new kid a little advice!" he wrote, then direct-messaging fellow microblogger Kutcher. "[G]reat talking to you! We'll all be watching! Make us proud!"

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Presenting an Emmy onstage, Sheen was similarly kinder and chiller than he was earlier this year, at the height of a media frenzy surrounding his firing from the CBS hit and his off-screen antics with porn stars, among other things.

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"I want to take a moment to get something off my chest and say a few words to everybody here from Two and a Half Men," Sheen said as the crowd chuckled nervously. "From the bottom of my heart, I wish you nothing but the best for this upcoming season. We spent eight wonderful years together, and I know you will continue to make great television."

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